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Christina Patterson

Introducing: The Bible Never Said That

May 16, 2022   ●   17 min

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Hi Teach Us to Pray listeners! Today, we want to introduce you to another show in the LifeAudio network, called The Bible Never Said That, hosted by Chara Donahue. The Bible Never Said That is all about taking a hard look at popular spiritual statements and phrases that sound like they come from scripture, but aren’t anywhere in the Bible.

Chara is in a new series called “Out of Context,” where she looks at a verse or section of scripture that is often taken out of context. In the episode we’re sharing with you today, Chara investigates one of the most popular verses in the Bible, Jeremiah 29:11. This verse is plastered in walls, coffee mugs, and diaries. But without its historical and scriptural context, we miss its original intent and, thus, its meaning for us now. Don’t despair – if this verse comforts you, it still will when Chara’s done.

Find The Bible Never Said That:

On LifeAudio: https://www.lifeaudio.com/the-bible-never-said-that/
Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-bible-never-said-that/id1507762001
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1lydklhACprT8Qv32pa8wh

Chara’s book recommendation this week:

The Non-Prophets Guide to the End Times by Todd Hampson: https://toddhampson.com/books/the-non-prophets-guide-to-the-bible/

Articles referenced:
Who are the Minor Prophets and Why are They Important? by Chara Donahue: https://www.ibelieve.com/faith/who-are-the-minor-prophets-and-why-are-they-important.html

Does Jeremiah 29:11 Apply to You? By Russell Moore: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/jeremiah-2911-apply/

Verses referenced: Jeremiah 29:11, Jeremiah 25:11-12, Lamentations 1:1-5, John 3:16
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