Help us share the gospel in 2024! Some of the genealogy TV shows are fascinating. They trace the ancestry of a famous actor or music artist. So often, hopes are high that they can trace the lineage back to a regal monarch from a faraway land. But sometimes all they find is a regular ol' horse thief from a nearby county. Pastor Greg Laurie takes us to Jesus' family tree. It's a fascinating tour of the colorful characters God chose for Jesus' earthly ancestry.
A New Beginning is the daily, half-hour radio program featuring pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie. Greg is senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside and Irvine, California. With some 15,000 members and multiple campuses, Harvest has become one of the largest churches in America. Greg teaches God's Word in understandable, practical and sometimes humorous ways--equipping listeners with the necessary tools to live out their faith. Since 1990 Harvest has hosted large-scale evangelistic events throughout the United States called Harvest Crusades. More than 5 million people have attended these life-changing crusades.
What’s the best way to chart a course for a successful Christian life over the long haul? We might ask someone who’s walked that path over the long haul. There’s no discounting the wisdom that comes with experience. Well today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie looks back over the past 50 years of ministry at his home church, Harvest Christian Fellowship. The Lord has blessed, but it hasn’t always been easy. So today he offers some good perspective for all of us on the path of faith.
Ever been caught in gridlock? Maybe you’re trying to get out of the parking lot of a large sporting event. You’re stuck. You can go forward, you can’t back up, you can’t go to the right or the left. Only thing you can do is. . . look up. Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie takes us to a time of challenge in the history of the Israelites. They needed help. They were stuck. They looked up, and God came through. We’ll see what lessons we can learn for our own spiritual gridlock.
We’ve all gotten used to spam calls, right? We can sometimes see them coming. Maybe we don’t answer the phone. If we do, we have our way of ending the call as quickly as possible. When the Devil comes calling, some of us forget all those defensive techniques. We sit there and listen to his sales pitch. Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie returns to our series in Joshua with some practical advice on saying no to our enemy no matter how tempting his offer.
Special effects companies are masters at building small models of railroads or high rises or mountain ranges. But in the movie theater, they seem huge—they fill the screen! Could it be that our problems only LOOK big? Today on A NEW BEGINNING, Pastor Greg Laurie helps us see our challenges through the lens of faith. And we’ll see, whether our problems are small or big or incalculable, nothing’s too hard for the Lord. Glad you’re along for our series in Joshua.
In Genesis 11, we see the theme of rebellion over and over again. As Pastor Jonathan Laurie looks at the chapter, he reveals an important lesson: we must deny our flesh and listen to God. Notes: Genesis 11 Omnipresent: All Present. Jeremiah 23:24 Omniscient: All Knowing. Psalm 139:1–4 Omnipotent: All-Powerful. Colossians 1:16 God Is Love. 1 John 4:8 God Is Patient. 2 Peter 3:9 God Is Wise. Proverbs 2:6 Proverbs 19:21 Genesis 11:1–9 The Pride of Man. James 4:6 Genesis 3:4–5 Genesis 9:1 Obedience to God always brings sensational blessings. Divine Intervention. Genesis 11:5 God’s Discipline. Job 5:17 Philippians 2:5–11