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 24 – 1:5-17

This lesson is the beginning of the Christmas story according to Gospel of Luke. We will concentrate on the birth of John, who is known as the Baptizer. He was the forerunner that was prophesied about as a sign of Messiah coming to His people. This is a fun lesson, so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 23 – 6:17-23

In this lesson we will begin digging into the first extensive teaching of Christ’s in Luke’s Gospel account. Though it has certain similarities with the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapters 5-7, it is a separate teaching event. Jesus is teaching some really good stuff here so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 22 – 6:6-16

The two accounts from Luke chapter 6 that we will look at in this lesson is Jesus healing a man with a shriveled hand and the calling of the 12 apostles. There are some challenging truths in this study, so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 21 – 6:1-5

In this lesson we will examine the confrontation Jesus had with some Pharisees. The context of this dispute is in relation to the Pharisees’ legalistic ideas about the Sabbath. Jesus makes some remarkable claims that must have shaken those religious leaders. This is an interesting and thought provoking study.

Gospel of Luke Part 20 – 5:27-39

The account of Matthew’s call to discipleship and conversion is the subject of this lesson. This is a wonderful expression of true salvation coming to a man that lived an ungodly life. You will be encouraged by this podcast. You can subscribe for free to this podcast through iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Tunein and Blubrry, just to name a few.

Gospel of Luke Part 19 – 5:16-26

The historical account we will examine in this lesson is about the healing of a paralytic man. At this preaching event the Pharisees and experts in the Mosaic Law came in judgment of Jesus. Of course, Jesus rises to the occasion by healing the paralytic and silencing the religious rulers with a very simple, yet logical argument. This is a great story to teach about.

Gospel of Luke Part 18 – 5:12-15

In these verses we will study the account of Jesus healing a leper that comes to Him and asks, “If you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus’ response is wonderful, “I am willing.” This is the heart of God that’s willing to heal the worst of the worst. This lesson is sure to encourage your heart and boost your faith.

Gospel of Luke Part 17 – 4:43-5:12

In this lesson we will cover a lot of ground. We will finish studying the Lord’s visit to Capernaum and what happens when He leaves. Then we will examine Peter’s call to follow Jesus. Finally, we will begin looking at the account of a leper that begs Jesus to heal him. There are some great lessons to be learned from this podcast.

Gospel of Luke Part 16 – 4:31-42

In this lesson we will see a very different response to the preaching and ministry of Jesus from the people of Capernaum to those of Nazareth. The people of Capernaum were very receptive to Jesus, and as a result, they saw the Lord perform some wonderful miracles. You will be encouraged by this lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 15 – 4:18-30

When Jesus visited His hometown He didn’t get a very good reception from the religious Jews. In fact, they tried to kill Him. In this message you will find out why they wanted to kill Him and what He was offering them that they rejected.

Gospel of Luke Part 14 – 4:17-18

This lesson will look at the Radical Jesus making a very bold declaration in His hometown synagogue. Jesus quoted Isaiah 61:1 and then proclaimed that He was the fulfillment of that prophesy about the promised Messiah. We will also look at how this prophesy speaks to the life of those who are true followers of Jesus. This is a good lesson so don’t miss it.

Gospel of Luke Part 13 – 4:14-16

As I was preparing this lesson it went in an unexpected direction. Revival became the stirring message of this podcast. This is a must listen to for anyone that wants revival or comprehends that there is more to our faith then what they have yet seen. Please, don’t miss this moving message.

Gospel of Luke Part 12 – 4:9-13

In this lesson we will study the third temptation of Christ as recorded in the Gospel of Luke. How this temptation relates to us is enlightening and practical. Jesus made the way that we can overcome the devil through the grace and power He freely offers us. This lesson is important for minsters to listen to since there are some profound truths that relate to them.

Gospel of Luke Part 11 – 4:3-8

In this lesson we will study the first two of three temptations Jesus went through according to the Gospel of Luke. Since Jesus was tempted in every way as we are, yet was without sin, He is able to help us in our time of need. There are some very practical truths about living the victorious Christian life in the this lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 10 – 4:1-4

Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit and His temptation are the principle topics of this lesson. This is an interesting and challenging message.

Gospel of Luke Part 9 – 3:19-23

In this lesson we will examine John the Baptist’s imprisonment and his water baptism of Christ. Why Jesus was baptized in water will be part of this study and what happened at this momentous event. There is some good spiritual food to feast on in this teaching.

Gospel of Luke Part 8 – 3:12-18

What did the preaching of John the Baptist produce? Repentance! In this lesson we will look at some of the evidence that comes out of true repentance. Luke records three groups of people going to John and asking what they should do? He gave them practical answers on how to live out what it means to repent. This is a good lesson for each of us.

Gospel of Luke Part 7 – 3:8-11

A portion of the sermon John the Baptist preached by the Jordan River will be the focus of this lesson. He preached a fiery message that is good for all of us to hear. It can be life changing.

Gospel of Luke Part 6 – 3:5-7

In this lesson we will finish studying the prophesy that Luke quotes from Isaiah 40 that was fulfilled in John the Baptist. There is a second way this prophesy is fulfilled and that is for God’s people to put into action what the prophesy teaches. We also started looking at the beginning of John’s sermon and it was a fiery one that’s worth knowing and understanding. Enjoy!

Gospel of Luke Part 5 – 3:4-5

In this lesson we will begin examining the message of John the Baptizer. His message is summarized in Isaiah 40 that is a prophesy about the one who would prepare the way for Messiah. Luke quotes this prophesy in chapter three, verses three through six. The prize of this prophesy is the promise that if we will prepare the way, then God will to come to us and we can freely go to Him. What it means to prepare the way is an important part of this stirring lesson.

Gospel of Luke Part 4 – 2:51-3:4

In verses 51 and 52 of the second chapter of Luke we will study such subjects as why Jesus was called a Nazarene and what it means that Mary “treasured all these things in her heart.” Then in the first two verses of chapter three we will examine the introduction to John the Baptist’s ministry. In verses three and four we will learn why John the Baptizer was so important to preparing the way for Jesus to become our atoning sacrifice.

Gospel of Luke Part 3 – 2:41-50

In this lesson we will focus upon Luke’s account of Jesus as a boy going to the Temple in Jerusalem to talk with experts in the Mosaic Law. As a historian extraordinaire, Luke must have gotten this story directly from Mary. There are some very interesting points and powerful truths that we will dig into from this event.

Gospel of Luke Part 2 – 1:1-4; 2:40

In part two of our new series on the Gospel of Luke we will dig into a couple of more introductory ideas about the author and the book. Then we will examine the first four verses that are an introduction to the work that addressed to a Roman government official. We will then jump over to the second chapter and study verse 40. We are skipping the story of Christ’s birth so that we can return to it as we get near the Christmas season.

Gospel of Luke Part 1 – Introduction

This is the introduction to the Gospel of Luke, which is the book of the New Testament that we will be studying. Though this isn’t a life changing lesson, it is very interesting and will help us understand the author of this wonderful account of the life of Christ.

First John 5:17-21 Part 35

We will examine the last five verses of First John and this will conclude our study on this awesome letter from the Apostle John. In these verses we will dig into the subjects of sin, victory and remaining faithful to Christ. This is a great way to end this series.