The Radical Truth

The purpose of The Radical Truth podcast is simple: we want to search out the radical nature of the truth as revealed in God’s Word, the Bible, and learn about Jesus our wonderful, loving Savior. We also want to learn on how to live out this radical faith that Jesus created. Each podcast is roughly 30 minutes and features the fiery teaching of Glenn Meldrum. At times he will debut a song written and performed by young Christian musicians. Subscribe to this podcast so you won’t miss a single episode.

The Gospel of John Part 46 – Jn. 13:2-11

This lesson is on the account of Jesus washing the disciple’s feet that is found in John chapter 13. The Biblical faith is all about being like Jesus and in this story we can see Jesus a little more clearly so we know a little better of what it means to be one of His followers.

The Gospel of John Part 45 – Jn. 12:42-13:2

In this lesson we will dig into the final seven verses of John 12 where Jesus boldly declares His divinity. This is the final teaching that He gives in public. We will also look at verse one of chapter 13 which is about the final Passover Jesus celebrates. The opening event John writes about is where Jesus washes the feet of the disciples. This is a very interesting section of Scripture that I know you will enjoy.

The Gospel of John Part 44 – Jn. 12:33-41

In this lesson we will look a little deeper at what Jesus meant in Jn. 12:32, “But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” We will then move on to the following points of chapter 12 and close with John’s very interesting claim that Jesus is the One who sat on the throne in the vision Isaiah had that is found in the sixth chapter of the book that bears his name. This is a very interesting study so make sure you listen to this one.

The Gospel of John Part 43 – Jn. 12:27-32

In this podcast we will look at Jesus’ famous declaration in John 12:32, “But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” We will study the verses that lead up to this powerful statement about the power of His work on the cross. This is a challenging lesson so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 42 – Jn. 12:26

In this podcast we will study John 12:26, which is the fourth truth Jesus taught on how we can know Him. There are three points within this verse that we will study, which are being like Jesus, being with Jesus and being honored by our Heavenly Father. There are some wonderful truths we will examine in this lesson so don’t miss this one.

The Gospel of John Part 41 – Jn. 12:25

In this podcast we will be studying only one verse–John 12:25. This is the third point Jesus made in reply to some Greeks that wanted to meet Jesus. All I will tell you about this lesson is that it is radical and that you need to listen to it and ask the Lord for grace to live it out.

The Gospel of John Part 40 – Jn. 12:24

Today we will examine verse 24 of John’s Gospel. This very powerful statement by Jesus teaches us an integral part of what it means to be one of His followers. This verse also reveals the explosive nature of the Biblical faith and how the Lord is wanting to use simple folk like you and me to fulfill the Great Commission. Don’t miss this one!

The Gospel of John Part 39 – Jn. 12:23

We are continuing our study of the Gospel of John and are now in the twelfth chapter where Jesus is talking to some Greeks. These men came to the apostle Philip with a request to meet with Jesus. In the 23rd verse Jesus told these men, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.” What Jesus is teaching here is very radical and challenging, so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 38 – Jn. 12:12-22

As we dig deeper into chapter 12 of John’s Gospel we will see the great impact that came out of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. We will then look at Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem and then close out the lesson by looking at some Greeks that wanted to meet with Jesus. There are some very interesting and challenging truths that we will study in this podcast so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 37 – Jn. 12:1-11

In our continuing study of the Gospel of John we will dig into the story of Mary anointing Jesus with pure spikenard. The account is found in John 12:1-8 and is one of the most wonderful expressions of worship in the Bible. Mary’s extravagant devotion is an example to inspire anyone that wants to be a true follower of Jesus. This study is sure to challenge your faith and devotion to Jesus.

The Gospel of John Part 36 – Jn. 11:44-57

This is the final lesson on John 11 which will conclude the account of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. We will see what this miracle accomplished and then see how that relates to us. There are some very practical and challenging points made in this podcast, so don’t miss it.

Christmas Greeting 2017

Merry Christmas! This podcast is a short Christmas greeting with an awesome Christmas song. ENJOY!

The Gospel of John Part 35 – Jn. 11:25-43

In this podcast we will see Jesus raise Lazarus from the dead and all the drama that leads up to this phenomenal miracle. The truths that are in this section of Scripture are life changing if we will live them out. This message can change your life.

The Gospel of John Part 34 – Jn. 11:1-26

In this podcast we will begin studying John chapter eleven. We will look the events that lead up to Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. He will make the bold and wonderful claim that He is the resurrection and the life. With this declaration He once again present the absolute and exclusive claim that He is the only Savior and the only way to heaven. This is a soul stirring message, so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 33 – Jn. 10:22-42

In this study we will finish chapter ten of the Gospel of John. The climatic statement in this section of Scripture is found in verse 30 where Jesus declares, “I and the Father are one.” Jesus is clearly and boldly revealing that He is God incarnate. This statement infuriated His antagonist and they once again tried to stone Him to death. But Jesus calmly continued to preach this remarkable message and then left the Temple in Jerusalem to minister where John the Baptist first began His ministry. This is a wonderful portion of Scripture to study.

The Gospel of John Part 32 – Jn. 10:6-21

In our continuing study of the Gospel of John we will look at chapter ten verses six through twenty-one. Jesus is in the midst of this wonderful teaching on His being the Good Shepherd He adds another descriptive name by calling Himself the Gate to the sheep pen. He is both the one that lovingly cares for His sheep and He is the only way of salvation. This lesson will challenge you so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 31 – Jn. 9:35-10:5

In this lesson in our study of the Gospel of John we will finish chapter nine and begin chapter ten. The end of chapter nine is about Jesus seeking after the blind man He healed and reveals Himself to the man. The account is very touching and reveals another facet of our Lord’s compassion. Chapter ten is actually a continuation of the events found in the ninth chapter. We will only examine the first five verses in this episode that begin Christ’s teaching that He is the Good Shepherd. This message will stir your soul.

The Gospel of John Part 30 – Jn. 9:3-35

In this lesson we will look at the majority of John chapter nine that is an account of a man who was born blind and healed by Jesus. This is an astounding story where you see the contrast between the self-righteous Pharisees and the humble blind man. It is the former blind man that comes out of this confrontation the winner, not only because he was healed by Jesus, but that he also made the Pharisees look very foolish. This is an encouraging and challenging message so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 29 – Jn. 8:49-9:2

In today’s podcast we will close out chapter eight of the Gospel of John and begin chapter nine. The climax of our Lord’s teaching in chapter eight is verse 58 where Jesus declared, “before Abraham was born, I am!” This is another bold statement where Jesus claimed to be Almighty God. In this portion of Scripture we will see the conclusion of this confrontation between Jesus and His religious, though spiritually dead antagonists. This is a very interesting account to study.

The Gospel of John Part 28 – Jn. 8:37-48

In our continuing study of the Gospel of John we will look at some of Jesus’ very radical teaching that is found in the eighth chapter. We will study verses 37 through 48. Verse 44 is the central thought of this portion of Scripture and it is where Jesus rebukes the religious people and tells them the truth that there spiritual father was the devil. This is a must listen to podcast, so don’t miss it.

The Gospel of John Part 27 – Jn. 8:25-36

The topic of today’s podcast will be Jesus’ famous statements that are found in the eighth chapter John, verses 32 and 36. These verses address the miracle of the freedom that Jesus gives to all of those who are His true followers. We will be studying verses 25 through 36 but the highlight of this message is that whosoever the Son sets free is free indeed.

The Gospel of John Part 26 – Jn. 8:12-24

John 8:12-28 is the section of Scripture we will study today. The central theme of these verses is our Lord’s bold declaration, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” We will learn what Jesus meant when He said He was the light of the world and what that means to those who are true followers of Jesus. We will also learn what it means for those who refuse to walk in the light of Jesus.

The Gospel of John Part 25 – Jn. 7:40-8:11

In today’s lesson we will finish up chapter seven of the Gospel of John and then begin chapter eight. Chapter eight begins with the story of the woman that was caught in the act of adultery and was brought before Jesus. What takes place with this confrontation between Jesus and the Pharisees over this adulteress is astounding and how Jesus deals the woman is extremely moving. Don’t miss this one.

The Gospel of John Part 24 – Jn. 7:25-39

We will be studying John 7:25-39. The centerpiece of this chapter are verses 37-39. In these verse we hear Jesus pleading with the people and now with us, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink.” Jesus offers us the only thing which can truly satisfy the human soul and that is Himself through the indwelling Holy Spirit. This message will stir your soul so make sure you listen to this one.

The Gospel of John Part 23 – Jn. 7:1-24

Today we will study John 7:1-24. This chapter focuses upon one event which is when Jesus goes to Jerusalem and teaches in the Temple. In this lesson we are lay the groundwork for what we will study through the rest of this chapter. We will deal with some of the historical issues that is found in this narrative and then begin to look at the teaching our Lord did in the Temple. We will close the podcast by looking at Christ’s bold statement, ““Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.” This will give us the opportunity to learn the truth about judging others and I think this is a very important topic to understand and apply to our lives.