Melissa Lex

The Opposing Jesus’: Christological Heresies vs the Christ of Scripture

Thoroughly Equipped- Episode 23 WHO is Jesus? Do we need to get Him right? Are there certain teachings that one must believe about Jesus? Topics discussed: Was Jesus God? Why does this matter? Was Jesus human? Why does this matter? Was Jesus sinless? Why does this matter? Did Jesus die? Why does this matter? Did…

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Ep.22- Let’s Talk About “Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence”, the Story Behind the Devotions

What is the story behind to immensely popular devotion book “Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence”? Sarah Young describes her heart conversion and the experiences she had with “God’s Presence” in the Introduction to Jesus Calling. We can glean from this introduction in her 2004 edition, how Mrs. Young produced them, why she published…

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Ep.21- Let’s Talk About Sarah Young’s “Jesus Calling for Teens: 50 Devotions to Grow Your Faith” pt.3

The last episode on this book critiques and we cover topics/questions such as: Does God keep a record/score of ALL our doings? Did Jesus give up Heaven for us?  Is Christ IN His creation such as in the hug of a parent, in the smile of a friend, or in the beauty of a sunset…

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Ep.20- Let’s Talk About Sarah Young’s “Jesus Calling for Teens: 50 Devotions to Grow Your Faith” pt.2

Continuing our critique, we begin to look at the devotions where Sarah Young’s Jesus make claim that contradict Scripture. Topics discussed in this episode: Did Jesus dies so our teen can live an adventurous life? Do our teens need to give control to Jesus? What kind of life does Jesus want for our teens? What…

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Ep.19- Let’s Talk About Sarah Young’s Devotional “Jesus Calling for Teens: 50 Devotions to Grow Your Faith” pt.1

Sarah Young hopes that by these devotions our teens are moved to trust Jesus more. But will they do this? What kind of teachings is Sarah Young’s Jesus giving in them and do our teens even need this devotional to bring them closer to Jesus? Let’s talk about it and compare it to Scripture.  Topics…

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