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Greater Philly Church
44 minutes | Aug 4, 2019
Myth 5 Being Right is Looking Right- Accidental Pharisees: When Good Intentions Push People Away
This is the final myth we look at with the Pharisees. We take a look at where the connection between Pharisee and the word hypocrite. We'll discover how Jesus felt about how the Pharisees were living lives that looked good on the outside but were simply superficial. If you want to learn how Jesus debunked this myth, listen to to this weeks latest episode from Matt Manney on the Greater Philly Church podcast.
51 minutes | Jul 21, 2019
Myth 3 Being Right is Believing Right- Accidental Pharisees: When Good Intentions Push People Away
What if what we thought was "gospel truth" was nothing more than our personal bias? What if the confident stand we took on what we believe was in reality a incompetent blind spot? Tough situation to think about? Resistance at best to the thought of it and Embarrassment at the worst. This scenario was exactly what was playing out with a story involving Jesus, a local group of Pharisees, and a guy who was born blind. If you've ever felt like you didn't fit in and wonder why? This is the episode for you!
46 minutes | Jul 14, 2019
Myth 2 Being Right is Earned by Conviction- Accidental Pharisee: When Good Intentions Push People Away
We all have convictions in life. Some of us more than others. These convictions direct out thoughts, actions, relationships, behavior, and beliefs. What if you those convictions we are so proud of and hold so dearly to are pushing people away? What if these very convictions were pushing God away? That's the story of the Pharisees of Jesus day and unfortunately the story all too often of our lives today. Learn how to hold convictions which draw us close to God and help people draw close to God.
49 minutes | Jul 7, 2019
Myth 1 Being Right is Doing Right- The Accidental Pharisee: When Good intentions Push People Away.
Learn how Being Right with God's doesn't necessarily mean doing right. Learn a better way to live.
36 minutes | Jun 30, 2019
7 Shifts that will Transform Your Pain- How Can God be Good in the Midst of Grief
Pain is painful...thank you captain obvious. Pain is no joke and when we're struggling to find a way to ease the pain, we need to make sense of it. "Why" questions seem to be the ones most often asked. "Why me?" "Why now?" "Why not the guy down on the corner of the block who doesn't mow his lawn or pick up after his dog?" "Why, Why, Why?" God gives Job over 80 questions as food for thought in answering "why". If you've ever had a painful situation and wondered what you could learn from it, this one's for you.
33 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
7 Ways to Respond to Critics- How Can God be Good in the Midst of Grief
Nobody like dealing with difficulty. But when people start lining up to tell you what your doing wrong in your difficulty can make things even worse. And to pile on some more...what if they are your friends? Listen in as Matt shares how to respond to some of life toughest critics. These seven responses will disarm and dismantle any criticism from any critic.
38 minutes | Jun 16, 2019
6 Insults we all Experience but don't Expect from Friends- How can God be good in the midst of Grief
Nothing is worse than getting kicked when you're already down, especially from people you know and trust. Job was in the midst of immense loss and he had three friends who were relentless in their assumptions, accusations, and critiques. What can you plan for when it comes to insults? Don't be blindsided by what's about to come. Instead of getting frustrated or hurt, you can plan and prepare. When you know what's about to come and why it's coming, you'll be in a better position to answer your friends when they think they're helping.
45 minutes | Jun 12, 2019
Bonus Episode- How to Identify the Emotion behind your Pain and 4 Step Process to Dealing with your Pain
In this bonus episode, Matt give behind the scenes look at how to identify difficult emotions we all face. It can be hard to name what exactly we are feeling, but when we look at our actions they reveal a deeper connection to our feelings than we realize.
42 minutes | Jun 9, 2019
6 Steps to Processing your Pain and Suffering- How can God be Good in the Midst of Grief (Job Series)
Looking from Job's perspective-life was horrible. The pain he was facing cut deep into his heart and his understanding of God. Learn the steps you can take to begin the deep work of processing the pain you are going through.
27 minutes | Jun 7, 2019
Bonus Episode- Job's Backstory, P-O-V, and Why Bad things happen to good people
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35 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
Is God mad at me? How can God be Good in the Midst of Grief (Job's Story)
Job's story from the Old Testament is truly a classic when dealing with the suffering. Discover the difference between Pain and Punishment. Why Adversity and Prosperity are not what we think they are. And how God rewrites the rule book on Jusitce, Suffering, and Sovereignty.
44 minutes | May 26, 2019
Avoid or Address Anger? - Parenting on Purpose
Anger is a tough emotion to deal with, especially when guiding our kids. Learn how to help your kids properly express and address their anger.
43 minutes | May 19, 2019
Dealing with Disappointment- Parenting on Purpose
Disappointment is a part of life. Our kids disappointment is not a matter of if but when they will be disappointed. Our ability as parents to help them work with disappointments begins with managing expectations.
37 minutes | May 12, 2019
Overcoming the Comparison Trap-Parenting on Purpose
You used to be able to come home and find a safe-haven away from the hustle and bustle of latest trends and keeping up with the Joneses. With Social Media the temptation to compare has never been stronger. How do we guide and help our kids dealing with comparison? How can we help them leverage their own giftings and abilities? Listen to this special episode with a opening feature from Amanda Manney sharing with moms how to overcome the Comparison Trap.
45 minutes | May 5, 2019
5 Keys to Guiding Your Child through Guilt without Making it a Guilt Trip-Parenting On Purpose
Guilt is a God-given internal warning signal that we are disconnected from Him, others and ourselves. A moment of guilt is a great opportunity to connect with our kids and help them deal with the burden of guilt.
28 minutes | Sep 16, 2018
4 Decisions to Thrive in Suffering: Finding Happiness
Suffering is guaranteed for doing right and for doing wrong. Jesus said in this world we would have problems. But our response to those problems is a whole other story. We can respond with Hype, Hurt or in Hope. Listen to the 4 Crucial Decisions you can make to make it through your Suffering.
42 minutes | Sep 8, 2018
6 Steps to Peace in the MIdst of Conflict: Finding Happiness
We love to be respected and treated fairly. But what do you do when people create more conflict than peace in your life. They disrespect you, treat you unfairly, and cause more problems for you. Learn the six steps to finding peace in the midst of conflict.
46 minutes | Sep 1, 2018
How far is going too far to be Happy?: Finding Happiness
It's the American way: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. But how do we find that ultimate happiness? Learn how Our greatest happiness comes with our capacity to connect to God.
59 minutes | Aug 26, 2018
7 Guidelines When & How to Show Mercy: Finding Happiness
Being treated unfairly and hurt by someone is no fun. It can lead to unforgiveness, grudges, bitterness, and resentment. But how do you know when to offer mercy and how do you show it without getting hurt again? Learn the 7 guidelines for showing mercy.
54 minutes | Aug 19, 2018
How to Handle Unfair Treatment: Finding Happiness
When we're treated unfairly, we want to defend ourselves, settle the score, and get even. Learn 11 ways to respond to unfair treatment in your workplace, relationships, and life.
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