James MacDonald: Walk in the Word Audio

James MacDonald: Walk in the Word Audio

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Walk in the Word, the Bible teaching ministry of Dr. James MacDonald, pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel in the suburbs of Chicago, emphasizes the precise exposition of God's Word and life application. Igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth is not just our motto—it's our daily commitment! Through audio, video, web, printed resources, and listener events, Walk in the Word provides personal and practical teaching that leads listeners to the transforming power of God's Word.

Episodes

Bigger Than My Expectations - B  

It's tempting to think that when we accept Jesus, life will automatically be okay. But what happens when everything goes south? In this message, James MacDonald looks at the Apostle Paul and offers helpful insight on surviving tough opposition. Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

Bigger Than My Expectations - A  

When we choose to follow Christ, we often imagine that life is going to be smooth sailing. But when we run headlong into a storm, we realize the life of faith is nothing like we expected! In this message, James MacDonald explains how God is bigger than our expectations. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

Humble Yourself, Part 2 - B  

When Jesus washed the disciples feet during the Last Supper He provided a front row seat to what humility really means. In this message, James MacDonald continues a thought-provoking study in John chapter 13 that reveals what true humility is and is not. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

Humble Yourself, Part 2 - A  

With God, the way up is down. And He sent Jesus to be the perfect example of how to get as low as you can as fast as you can. In this message, James MacDonald points to Jesus' selfless act of washing His disciples' feet as the ultimate example of humility. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

Humble Yourself, Part 1 - B  

As Christians, we're often told to be humble or to have humility. But what does that really mean? In this message, James MacDonald studies the life of Jesus Christ and finds six examples of how to humble ourselves. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

Humble Yourself, Part 1 - A  

When Jesus met with His disciples for what He knew would be the last time, He didn't make a grand speech. He didn't outline an elaborate plan. Instead, He washed the disciples' feet. In this message, James MacDonald challenges us to trade in our self-centered nature for a life of humility. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

How to Live By Faith - B  

The Bible says, The Lord knows those who trust in Him. But how exactly do you trust in someone you can't touch or see? In this message, James MacDonald leads us through one of his favorite verses in all of Scripture and offers hope for those who are struggling to trust. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

How to Live By Faith - A  

Hebrews 11 says, Without faith, it is impossible to please God. So what exactly is faith all about? In this message, James MacDonald explains how to live by faith-and why it's so essential. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

What Are We Supposed to Do? - B  

There are many signs that our culture is sinking into a moral recession. But as Christians, we shouldn't be afraid. In this message, James MacDonald teaches us to stand up and share God's love and grace, even when the world looks like it's falling apart. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

What Are We Supposed to Do? - A  

It doesn't take much imagination to see that the world around us is in a state of decline-and Christians are wondering how to respond. In this message, James MacDonald shares God's answer to our problems. Visit our online STORE! https://store.jamesmacdonald.com Follow James MacDonald: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrJamesMacDo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesmacdonald Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastorjames... Other Ministry Channels: Vertical Church Band: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vertical... Vertical Church Films: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yx... Resources: Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... Watch More From James: Sermon Clips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Listen to our FREE podcast: Apple Podcast: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/podcast/ Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

S1E05 - Times Are Tough: Jesus Will Return  

The world has never hurt like this before and it’s only right to warn our church about what’s happening in the world. God is coming back, and we need to be right with Him. Pastor James MacDonald unpacks what Scripture has to say about the end times and why we urgently need to follow Jesus. 

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S1E04 - Grace Covers All Sin  

Listen in as Pastor James MacDonald shares the beautiful message of God’s grace and unconditional love to all sinners. Homosexuality is not something to take lightly - all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God - but there is hope and forgiveness in Jesus Christ. 

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S1E03 - Bound By Sin: Homosexuality  

Pastor James MacDonald unpacks what Scripture has to say about the sin of Homosexuality and how the church should be a welcoming place to all. 

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BONUS: Q&A on the Tough Issue of Alcohol  

Listen in as Pastor James MacDonald and Landon MacDonald talk about one of life’s toughest issues: alcohol. 

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S1E02 - Alcohol: The Choice Is Yours  

Scripture calls us to make a clear choice on how we are going to handle things like alcohol. Pastor James MacDonald urges us to show extreme caution and challenges us to consider abstaining from alcohol as a wise choice. 

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S1E01 - License and Legalism: Deadly to Believers  

Does the Bible strictly forbid Christians from drinking alcohol? Pastor James MacDonald unpacks what Scripture has to say about the concepts of license and legalism and how to find God’s answers to one of life’s toughest questions: Can Christians drink alcohol?

Bigger Than My Religion  

With Pastor James away on his summer study break, we’ve chosen to share some of our favorite messages from the Gospel of John. We hope you enjoy these summer staff picks!

What to Pray About, Part 2 - B  

Get better or get bitter depending on your choice to pray. When your emotional, physical, or spiritual life is suffering,you need to get low with God. Either you’re kneeling or life is gnawing away at you. Scripture tells us that whether we’re on top of the world or in the depths of despair… pray! Draw boldly before the throne of grace, start praying energetically, and watch how God changes you to be spiritually fit to receive what He is already willing to give.

What to Pray About, Part 2 - A  

Get better or get bitter depending on your choice to pray. When your emotional, physical, or spiritual life is suffering,you need to get low with God. Either you’re kneeling or life is gnawing away at you. Scripture tells us that whether we’re on top of the world or in the depths of despair… pray! Draw boldly before the throne of grace, start praying energetically, and watch how God changes you to be spiritually fit to receive what He is already willing to give.

What to Pray About, Part 1 - B  

In suffering and celebration, your choice to pray and praise will have immediate and lasting rewards on your emotional health. Get some prayer helps to keep you from leaning into your own strength when times get hard, and see how God promises to answer when you bring him your physical and emotional needs. These prayers won’t bounce off the ceiling. If you continue coming to God in faith, He will honor your prayer.

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