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Jim Franks

Appears in 20 Episodes

God’s Harvest Festivals (Exodus 23:14-16)

Jim Franks discusses Exodus 23:14-16—“Three times you shall keep a feast to Me in the year: You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread (you shall eat unleavened brea...

Seventh Trumpet Announces Christ’s Return (Revelation 11:15)

Jim Franks discusses Revelation 11:15—“Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, ‘The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdo...

The Righteous Requirement of the Law (Romans 8:4)

Jim Franks discusses Romans 8:4—“that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit....

Father of Mercies (2 Corinthians 1:3)

When life gets us down, we can count on God to provide the comfort and mercy we need to keep going. (Presented by Jim Franks.)This episode is a companion to the follow...

The Incredible Human Potential (Psalm 8:4-6)

Jim Franks ponders the age-old question asked thousands of years ago by King David: “What is man that You are mindful of him?”This episode is a companion to the follow...

When Was Jesus Born? Part 2 (Luke 2:1)

Jim Franks looks at how biblical clues can help us more accurately identify the time of year Jesus Christ was born. In Part 2, he discusses an important reference to C...

When Was Jesus Born? Part 1 (Luke 1:5)

Jim Franks looks at how biblical clues can help us more accurately identify the time of year Jesus Christ was born. In Part 1, he discusses an important reference to “...

The Great White Throne Judgment (Revelation 20:11-12)

Jim Franks shares insight into a pivotal moment in God’s plan for the human race—what the book of Revelation describes as a time of judgment before God’s “great white ...

The Lord of the Sabbath (Mark 2:27-28)

Jim Franks looks at an important title claimed by Jesus Christ: “the Lord of the Sabbath.” Jesus explained the purpose of the Sabbath—both in ancient times and today.T...

The Unity of the Spirit (Ephesians 4:1-3)

Jim Franks looks at Paul’s call for spiritual unity in the church congregation at Ephesus. What makes unity … unity? How do we maintain it?This episode is a companion ...

Which Is the Great Commandment? Part 2 (Matthew 22:39-40)

Jim Franks examines what Jesus identified as the second great commandment of God’s law—to “love your neighbor as yourself.”  This episode is a companion to the followi...

Which Is the Great Commandment? (Matthew 22:35-38)

Jim Franks examines what Jesus identified as the “first and great commandment” of God’s law—to “love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and wit...

Context for Paul’s Confidence in Christ (Philippians 4:13)

Jim Franks discusses the context leading up to Paul’s iconic acknowledgement that “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”  This episode is a companion...

Ambassadors for Christ, Reconciled to God (2 Corinthians 5:20)

Jim Franks asks an important question: What part should Christians be playing in God’s ongoing plan to reconcile the world to Himself? Once we are reconciled to God ou...

Pentecost and the Birth of the Church (Acts 2:40-41)

Jim Franks discusses what a “church” really is—and explores how the New Testament Church began on the Pentecost of A.D. 31. What role does repentance and baptism play ...

What Is the Purpose of the Church? (Matthew 28:18-20)

Jim Franks looks at the Great Commission Jesus Christ gave to His disciples. What did He expect the Church to be doing after His resurrection?This episode is a compani...

Take the Bread and Wine in a Worthy Way (1 Corinthians 11:27-28)

Jim Franks discusses the serious—but ultimately encouraging—admonition to “eat of the bread and drink of the cup” at Passover in a worthy manner. This episode is a com...

The Future Feast of Tabernacles (Zechariah 14:16)

Jim Franks looks at an ancient prophecy from Zechariah that promises a future where the whole world will celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.Discover more by watching o...

God’s Festivals as Shadows of Things to Come (Colossians 2:16-17)

Jim Franks explores Paul’s (frequently misunderstood) description of God’s holy days as “a shadow of things to come.” Understanding the historical context of the congr...

Three Days and Three Nights (Matthew 12:39-40)

Jim Franks looks at Christ’s promise that He would be in “the heart of the earth” for three days and three nights. Can we take this promise literally? Why is it import...

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