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.

Gospel of Luke Part 54 – 10:17-24

This lesson is about the 72 disciples returning to Jesus after a short term mission’s trip that He sent them on. They rejoiced that even demons had to obey their command to leave the demon possessed. Yet Jesus brought to them what is of true importance. Listen to this teaching to learn this powerful lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 53 – 10:1-16

In this lesson we will examine the account where Jesus sent out 72 disciples. This contains some powerful truths that are necessary for 21st century believers to know and live out.

Gospel of Luke Part 52 – 9:57-62

Jesus had a brief discussion with 3 men. To each of them He gave a short parable. To summarize all three discussions we could say that the overarching theme is the cost of discipleship. This is a very thought provoking and soul stirring message.

Gospel of Luke Part 51 – 9:51-57

As Jesus was passing through Samaria He was rejected by a village. James and John were so angry they wanted Jesus to call down fire on them and consume the entire village. This is an interesting account that exposes the anger and prejudice that can be us and that we must get victory over it. This account leads into the next event where Jesus had a brief conversation with three men. We will only begin looking at this account. There is some good stuff in this study.

Gospel of Luke Part 50 – 9:45-50

Pride verses humility is a central theme in this lesson. The disciples were having an argument about who was the greatest among them. Then John and some other disciples were forbidding a man from casting out demons in the name of Jesus. In both cases Jesus teaches the disciples what if means to to be one of His followers. This is a challenging teaching.

Gospel of Luke Part 49 – 9:37-45

The account we will study in this lesson happened right after Christ’s transfiguration when He came out of the mountain with Peter, James and John. The disciples not could cast the demon out of a boy, so the father waited for Jesus to return, not knowing how long that would be. When Jesus returned to the disciples camp, He was immediately plunged into ministering to the people. That’s when the desperate man begged Jesus to cast the demon out of the boy, and that is what Jesus did.

Gospel of Luke Part 48 – 9:28-36

Christ’s transfiguration is the topic of this lesson. There are some powerful truths to be gleaned from this historical account, so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 47 – 9:23-27

The theme of this lesson can be simply stated as “The Cost of Discipleship.” Anyone that wants to be a follower of Jesus must understand what the Lord is teaching in the verses we are studying. These truths are so important that our eternal destiny hangs upon what we do with them.

Gospel of Luke Part 46 – 9:18-23

Jesus asked His disciples “Who do you say is the Son of Man?” Peter gave a clear. strong answer, “You are the Christ.” This lesson will focus on this account that is recorded in the Gospel of Luke. So who do you say that Jesus is?

Gospel of Luke Part 45 – 9:4-17

The topics of this lesson has to do with what Jesus taught the 12 apostles before He sent them out to minister and what happens after they return. Jesus wanted time to be alone with His disciples to prepare them for the time when He would be taken from them. He also had another agenda, which was to draw 20,000 people into the wilderness near Bethsaida so He could miraculously feed them. Here was another event where Jesus proved His divinity.

Gospel of Luke Part 44 – 8:51-9:3

There are two historical accounts we will look at in this study and learn how they apply to our lives today. The first is the raising from the dead Jairus’ daughter and the second is when Jesus sent out the 12 apostles to heal the sick, cast out devils and preach the Good News of the Kingdom of God.

Gospel of Luke Part 43 – 8:40-50

In this lesson we will look at two people that were touched by Jesus and how their lives were never the same. The first is a religious leader and the second a suffering nameless woman. These two accounts are powerful and faith stirring.

Gospel of Luke Part 42 – 8:26-39

This lesson is on the man who was possessed by a legion of demons that Jesus set free. This is an awesome story about the love and power of God revealed to a poor, miserable sinner. Don’t miss this episode of the Radical Truth Podcast.

Gospel of Luke Part 41 – 8:16-25

What did Jesus teach after He gave the Parable of the Sower? That will be the first part of this lesson. Then we will examine what Jesus did when His mother and brothers visited Him while He was teaching in a home. The final account we will look at is when Jesus calmed a raging sea. There’s some really good stuff in this lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 40 – 8:11-15

Jesus’ Parable of the Sower is the topic of this lesson. There are some wonderful truths that are presented in this lesson so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 39 – 8:1-10

We begin chapter eight of the Gospel of Luke in this episode. In this chapter we find the well known Parable of the Sower. We will only be digging into the preliminary points to this parable, but it is still some good stuff. One issue we will look at is how Jesus had women disciples traveling with Him. This is an interesting lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 38 – 7:39-50

The sinner woman of Luke chapter 7 is the focus of this lesson. This is a wonderful account of true repentance and the gratitude that comes out of it. This is a powerful and encouraging message.

Gospel of Luke Part 37 – 7:24-38

What Jesus said about John the Baptist is a major portion of this lesson. What made John a man of God will do the same for any that are willing to follow Jesus as the Bible teaches. After this we will begin looking at the account of a sinner woman that seeks after Jesus who was eating at Simon the Pharisees house.

Gospel of Luke Part 36 – 7:18-24

We will study in this lesson what Jesus said to a couple of John the Baptist’s disciples that were sent by the great prophet to inquire if Jesus was the promised Messiah. Then we will see what Jesus said about John after the prophet’s disciples left to tell John what they saw and heard. There are some wonderful truths in this lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 35 – 7:1-17

There are two historical accounts that we will examine from the seventh chapter of the Gospel of Luke. The first is the extraordinary faith of an officer in the Roman military. The second is of the mercy Jesus showed to a widow who was taking her dead son to be buried. There are some powerful truths in this lesson, so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 34 – 6:39-49

Jesus said in Luke 6:39, “Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit?” What does it mean to be spiritually blind and what are the consequences? Equally as much, what does it mean to have spiritual eyes to see the truth and to know Him Who is the Truth? We will dig into these questions and others besides as we study the last eleven verses of the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Luke.

Gospel of Luke Part 33 – 6:31-38

In this lesson we will examine the wonderful topics of love and mercy and how they relate to the subject of judging others. This is an important lesson so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 32 – 6:25-31

We will finish in this lesson studying the four woes Jesus pronounced in Luke chapter 6. Then we will dig into what the Lord has to say about loving our enemies. This is a good teaching.

Gospel of Luke Part 31 – 2:40-52 and 6:24

There are two parts to this lesson. The first is finishing Luke chapter 2 where we will look at the only Biblical account of Jesus as a young boy. The second is our returning to Luke chapter 6 where we stopped two months ago to study the Christmas story during the Christmas season. In chapter 6 of Luke we will look at one very challenging verse, which is the 24th where Jesus said, “But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort.” Don’t miss this lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 30 – 2:31-39

We will look at two godly people that were in the Temple in Jerusalem when Jesus was being dedicated to God 40 days after He was born. The first we began to study in our last episode and this is Simeon and the second is Anna. There are some wonderful truths about the faith that we will examine in this lesson.