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The Wisdom Journey with Stephen Davey is a three-year journey through the entire Bible, Genesis to Revelation, with one 10-minute lesson each weekday. The Wisdom Journey will help you understand the truth of God’s Word and apply that truth to your life. Follow along and learn to know God, think biblically and live wisely.
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Corinth was a bustling, vibrant city when Paul first visited, but it also faced many challenges. In this episode, we dive into Paul's second letter to the Corinthians, one of his most transparent and emotional writings. Discover how affliction allows us to experience God's comforting presence, share His comfort with others, and deepen our reliance …
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Have you ever noticed that we tend to save the best for last? In this final chapter of 1 Corinthians, the apostle Paul does just that. After addressing many issues and corrections, Paul now shares words of encouragement and hope. Discover how Paul's instructions on giving reveal a heart for compassion and generosity. Learn about the importance of g…
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Are you curious about what happens to our bodies after death? In this episode, we dive deep into 1 Corinthians 15, where Paul clears up confusion about the resurrection. Discover why early believers like Jerome Russell faced death with courage, believing in the promise of resurrection. Learn how the resurrection motivates us to evangelize, endure t…
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In this episode, we dive into 1 Corinthians 15:1-28, where the Apostle Paul addresses the critical importance of the resurrection. As Paul refutes the false teaching circulating in Corinth, he emphasizes that Christ’s resurrection is inseparable from the future resurrection of believers. Paul makes three key declarations: Christ’s resurrection is e…
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In this episode, we explore 1 Corinthians 14:26-40, where the Apostle Paul addresses the Corinthian church's misuse of the gift of tongues. Influenced by nearby pagan practices, the Corinthians had created chaos in their worship services. Paul provides clear guidelines to restore order and edification, emphasizing the importance of understanding an…
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In this episode, we dive into 1 Corinthians 14:1-25, where the Apostle Paul addresses the proper use of spiritual gifts, particularly prophecy and tongues. The Corinthian church was misusing their God-given gifts, focusing on public displays rather than edifying the church. Paul lays out two essential principles: edification and understanding. We e…
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In this episode, we explore 1 Corinthians 13, commonly known as the love chapter. Often misunderstood as a mere description of love, this chapter actually reveals how love acts. The Apostle Paul corrects the Corinthians' unbalanced view of spiritual gifts and lays the foundation for a life grounded in agape love. We delve into the preeminence, prac…
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In this episode, we delve into the fascinating topic of spiritual gifts as outlined in 1 Corinthians 12. We'll explore how these gifts were crucial to the early church, helping believers identify their unique roles within the body of Christ. From the utterance of wisdom to the gift of tongues, each gift is a God-given capacity meant to serve the bo…
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In this episode, we dive into 1 Corinthians 11:2-34, where Paul provides guidelines for worship services and emphasizes the importance of glorifying God when we gather together. He discusses the principles of headship and submission, addressing cultural practices of his time while highlighting timeless truths about spiritual leadership and order. P…
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In this episode, we continue our study in 1 Corinthians by exploring chapters 10 and 11. Paul uses the example of the Israelites to warn the Corinthians about the dangers of misusing their freedom in Christ. He teaches that unrestrained liberty can lead to sin and that excessive freedom can cause believers to fall. Paul emphasizes the importance of…
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In this episode, we delve into 1 Corinthians 8 and 9, where Paul addresses the issue of eating food sacrificed to idols. This may seem irrelevant to us today, but the principles Paul lays out are timeless and highly applicable. Paul teaches us the importance of love, liberty, and limitation in our Christian walk. He emphasizes that our freedom in C…
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In this episode, we explore 1 Corinthians 7, where Paul addresses questions about marriage and singleness. The Corinthian church had written to Paul seeking guidance, and his responses provide valuable insights for both singles and married couples. Paul affirms that both singleness and marriage are gifts from God, each with its own benefits and cha…
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In this episode, we delve into 1 Corinthians 6, where Paul addresses the issue of Christians taking their disputes to secular courts. The Corinthian church is at risk of damaging its testimony and credibility due to internal lawsuits. Paul urges believers to handle grievances within the church and provides compelling reasons for this approach. He e…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we dive into 1 Corinthians 5, where the Apostle Paul addresses a critical issue often neglected in modern churches: church discipline. Paul exposes a grievous sin within the Corinthian church and emphasizes the necessity of dealing with unrepentant believers to protect the integrity of the church and lead sinn…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into 1 Corinthians 4, where the Apostle Paul addresses the Corinthian church's issues of pride and division. Using vivid imagery and sanctified sarcasm, Paul reshapes their understanding of what it means to be a faithful steward and servant of Christ. He reminds them that the true measure of ministry …
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we explore 1 Corinthians 3:10-23, where Paul uses the metaphor of a construction site to teach the Corinthians about the importance of building their lives and their church on the solid foundation of Jesus Christ. He warns that the quality of our work for God will be tested by fire on the Day of Judgment, emph…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, where Paul addresses the spiritual immaturity within the Corinthian church. Despite their faith in Christ, these believers are acting more like the world than followers of Jesus. Paul challenges them—and us—to grow up in the faith, moving from spiritual infancy to maturity. D…
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Join us on this episode of The Wisdom Journey as we explore 1 Corinthians 2:6-16. Paul contrasts the wisdom of the world with the divine wisdom of God, revealing how spiritual maturity allows believers to understand profound truths. Discover why the wisdom of God is hidden from the world and how the Holy Spirit enables us to grasp the deep things o…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into the heart of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, focusing on 1 Corinthians 1:18–2:5. Paul contrasts the wisdom of the world with the wisdom of God, reminding us that God often chooses the seemingly foolish and weak to accomplish His purposes. As we explore why God uses nobodies, we'll uncover the p…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we embark on a new voyage through the book of 1 Corinthians. Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth reveals a congregation grappling with significant issues, despite their rich spiritual gifts. As we explore 1 Corinthians 1:1-17, we’ll discover Paul’s approach of commendation before correction, offering valuab…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we conclude our study of Romans with a reflection on the powerful doxology in Romans 16:25-27. Just as Thomas Ken's timeless hymn, the Doxology, has inspired generations of Christians to praise God, Paul’s closing words invite us to sing glory to God for His gospel, revelation, and supremacy. Join us as we del…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we explore the final greetings in Romans 16:21-23, where Paul acknowledges the contributions of his fellow workers and companions in the faith. From Timothy, Paul's beloved disciple, to Tertius, the scribe of this epistle, we uncover the stories of these faithful servants who were masterpieces of God's grace. …
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into the final chapter of Romans. Paul, after offering personal greetings to nearly thirty individuals, pauses to deliver a stern warning to the church in Rome. His urgent message addresses two critical dangers for believers—false teachers and a depraved culture. Discover Paul's insights on identifyin…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into the final chapter of Romans, where Paul bares his heart in gratitude by naming thirty-five people who have impacted his life and ministry. This personal roll call serves as a powerful reminder that every believer's name and service matter to God. Paul greets seventeen men, nine women, two married…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into Romans 15:30-33, where the Apostle Paul makes an urgent plea for prayer from the believers in Rome. Paul, aware of his own weaknesses and the dangers he faces, appeals to the church with a heartfelt request for support in prayer. He reveals three specific prayer requests: for safety, for his serv…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we explore Romans 15:20-29, where the Apostle Paul shares his personal expectations and ministry goals. However, life doesn’t always go as planned. Through the example of Paul and the remarkable story of Dr. Charles McCoy, we learn how to trust God’s unexpected plans even when our own expectations are not met.…
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In this episode of The Wisdom Journey, we delve into Romans 15:17-19 where the Apostle Paul provides a powerful lesson on humility and the dangers of pride. Paul illustrates how to avoid the trap of self-centered pride by emphasizing three key practices: elevating Christ, refusing personal accolades, and highlighting the work of the Holy Spirit. Th…
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In this episode, we dive back into Romans 15 where the Apostle Paul delivers heartfelt compliments to the believers in Rome, despite never having met them. Paul’s message is more than just praise; it's a demonstration of the roles we should embrace within the body of Christ. Join Stephen Davey as he explores how Paul exemplifies wearing different "…
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In this episode, Stephen explores Romans 15:4-13, revealing how believers can find hope and strength through unity and faith. Drawing from historical examples and biblical teachings, Stephen emphasizes the importance of embracing the Scriptures, the fellowship of believers, and our Savior. These practices not only guide us in times of uncertainty b…
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In this episode, Stephen delves into Romans 15:1-3, 8, exploring how believers are called to be representatives of Christ, embodying His supportiveness, selflessness, sacrifice, and servanthood. Using real-life examples and biblical references, Stephen illustrates the profound impact of living out these qualities, making us effective ambassadors of…
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In this episode, Stephen explores Romans 14:19-23, focusing on how we can care for one another as God's masterpieces. The world goes to great lengths to protect valuable art and instruments; how much more should we protect and uplift each other in the body of Christ? Stephen unpacks three ways to guard our fellow believers: by treating others with …
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In this episode, Stephen continues our Wisdom Journey through Romans 14, exploring the principle of reputation. While the Bible teaches us about our freedom in Christ, it also emphasizes the importance of guarding our reputation as believers. Stephen delves into Romans 14:16-18, where Paul reminds us to be mindful of how our actions are perceived b…
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In this episode, Stephen guides us through Romans 14:13-15, where the apostle Paul addresses the challenging gray areas of life. While personal convictions are important, Paul emphasizes the principle of protection, urging believers to avoid placing stumbling blocks or intentional hindrances in the paths of their brothers and sisters in Christ. Ste…
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Disagreements among believers can arise even when the Bible is clear on doctrine. The greater challenge comes with "gray areas" of life, such as entertainment or education, where opinions vary widely. In Romans 14, Paul addresses the contentious issue of diet among Roman believers, emphasizing that these differences, though significant, should not …
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In this episode of Wisdom International, Stephen explores Romans 14:1-4, where Paul addresses the delicate topic of navigating gray areas in the Christian life. Using the analogy of foggy roads and uncertain paths, Stephen illustrates how believers must carefully and respectfully handle issues that Scripture does not directly address. These "gray a…
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In this episode of Wisdom International, Stephen delves into Romans 13:11-14, exploring the Apostle Paul's urgent call to live with an eternal perspective. Reflecting on Psalm 90:12, Stephen emphasizes the importance of numbering our days to gain a heart of wisdom. He introduces a thought-provoking exercise: considering the remaining months of our …
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As Paul transitions from discussing the obligation to pay taxes in Romans 13, he shifts to a debt that believers must continually pay: the debt of love. Join Stephen as he delves into Romans 13:8-10, exploring the enduring command to love one another and how it fulfills the law. Discover why Paul’s admonition to “owe no one anything, except to love…
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Biblical Principles for Christians and Government How should Christians relate to their government, especially when faced with opposition or oppression? In Romans 13:1-7, Paul addresses this question head-on, providing timeless principles that are as relevant today as they were in the days of the Roman Empire. Join Stephen as he unpacks five key pr…
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In our increasingly hostile culture, how can Christians be a beacon of light and love? In this practical message, Stephen Davey explores Romans 12:14-21, revealing ten powerful ways to live a life overflowing with grace. Learn how to bless your enemies, rejoice with others, pursue peace, and respond to evil with good. Key Takeaway: God's grace isn'…
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Are you chasing happiness in all the wrong places? In this eye-opening message, Stephen Davey unlocks the keys to a fulfilling life through Romans 12:12-13. Explore how true joy comes from pursuing God, not chasing empty promises.Discover the importance of spiritual optimism, unwavering perseverance, and a vibrant prayer life. Learn how to live wit…
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In this Lesson, Stephen Davey unpacks Romans 12:9-11, revealing how genuine love, hatred of evil, and humble service are unmistakable evidence of spiritual sanity. Discover the power of honoring others, cheering them on in their faith, and maintaining a fervent spirit in your walk with Christ. Don't miss this challenge to examine your life and live…
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In this lesson, Stephen Davey dives into Romans 12:6b-8, revealing the truth that every Christian has a unique spiritual gift from God. Discover the various gifts outlined in Scripture and understand their role in serving the body of Christ. Whether your gift is teaching, leadership, encouragement, or something else, learn how to use it faithfully …
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In this insightful message, Stephen Davey unlocks the blueprint for a vibrant, healthy church using the image of a jigsaw puzzle. Dive into Romans 12:3-6a to explore the importance of unity, family, and diversity within the body of Christ.Discover how each individual, with their unique gifts and perspectives, plays a vital role in completing the pu…
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Are you tired of feeling lost and uncertain about God's plan for your life? In this insightful message, Stephen Davey debunks popular myths about finding God's will. Discover the simple truth that the will of God is good, pleasing to Him,and leads to spiritual maturity. Learn how to embrace the daily unfolding of His plan with confidence and trust.…
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Are you tired of being squeezed into the world's mold? In this insightful message, Stephen Davey unpacks Paul's instructions in Romans 12:2 on how to resist worldly conformity and experience true spiritual transformation. Discover the power of God's Word to renew your mind, break free from spiritual immaturity, and live a life marked by godliness. …
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In this stirring message, Stephen Davey examines Paul's challenge in Romans 12. Discover the four essential characteristics of genuine faith: availability, expendability, acceptability, and advisability. Are you ready to become a living sacrifice, offering your whole self to God? Learn how to live a life that truly pleases Him. Key Takeaway: Gratit…
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Step into this awe-inspiring message as Stephen unpacks the depths of Paul's grand doxology in Romans 11. Explore the immeasurable wisdom, unsearchable decisions, and untraceable ways of God. Discover the ultimate Source, guiding Channel, and final Goal of all of history. Be inspired to join in the chorus of praise: "To Him be glory forever.Amen." …
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In this insightful message, Stephen unpacks the mysteries of Romans 11, revealing God's incredible exit strategy for his people. Explore the ongoing gathering of believers, the soon-coming Kingdom for Israel, and the open invitation of mercy that extends to the whole world. Discover how these ancient prophecies offer hope and direction for our live…
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In today's lesson, Stephen explores Romans 11:16-24, using the metaphor of an olive tree to reveal how God's blessings extend to both Jews and Gentiles. Learn how wild Gentile believers have been miraculously grafted into Abraham's spiritual heritage and experience the nourishing root of God's grace. Stephen also addresses common misunderstandings …
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Today, Stephen explores Romans 11: 11-15, revealing God's unexpected strategy for reaching both Gentiles and the Jewish people during this church age. Discover how the joy, forgiveness, and assurance Christians experience can create a "positive jealousy" in others, potentially leading them to faith in Christ. Stephen also addresses the ongoing tide…
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