Palmer St. Podcast: Joy: The Business of Heaven

“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” – C. S. Lewis, in Letters to Malcolm

“The joy of the Lord is your strength.” – Nehemiah 8:10

Nehemiah 8.mp3

Nehemiah 8.pdf

Nehemiah 8.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: Good Works

Nehemiah had a respectable position personally serving the king in the very courts of power in the Persian Empire.  He didn’t have to care about Jerusalem.  But he did.

Nehemiah 1-2.mp3

Nehemiah 1-2.pdf

Nehemiah 1-2.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: Rebuilding

Jerusalem was destroyed.  The exiles who returned now had to rebuild the city beginning with the Temple.  We might compare this to rebuilding after 9/11 or any of the personal “Ground Zeroes” that tragically upend our lives.

Ezra 1-6.mp3
(Sorry about the bit of silence at around the 38 minute mark.  Not sure what happened there.  If you keep listening, the sound comes back.)

Ezra 1-6.pdf

Ezra 1-6.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: The Next Challenge

Faithfulness doesn’t protect us from challenges. It prepares us for future challenges.

Faithfulness doesn’t protect us from challenges. It prepares us for future challenges.

2 Chron 32.mp3

2 Chron 32.pdf

2 Chron 32.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: An Ordinary Hero

The Bible is very realistic about its heroes and villains.  The human characters are very human – people we can usually identify with.  King Jehoshaphat is one of those.

2 Chron 17-20.mp3

2 Chron 17-20.pdf

2 Chron 17-20.pptx

Palmer St. Podcast: Division and Decline

Perhaps the best thing we can say about the reign of Rehoboam son of Solomon is that it easily could have been worse.  Another positive point is that repentance is always possible.

2 Chron 10-12.mp3

2 Chron 10-12.pdf

2 Chron 10-12.pptx