120 episodes

Have you ever wondered why God included certain stories in the Bible? The Bible is meant to show us Jesus and his glorious gospel, yet often we get stuck focusing only on Bible heroes or bad guys with our kids. In each episode, Alicia Yoder storytells a passage from the Bible, looks at the choices that were made and how God is at work, and then shows how God does the same for us--only better--in Jesus. Subscribe for your kids, or listen alongside them! (Music by Scott Holmes)

Jesus is Better: Bible Stories with Gospel Joy Alicia Yoder

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 126 Ratings

Have you ever wondered why God included certain stories in the Bible? The Bible is meant to show us Jesus and his glorious gospel, yet often we get stuck focusing only on Bible heroes or bad guys with our kids. In each episode, Alicia Yoder storytells a passage from the Bible, looks at the choices that were made and how God is at work, and then shows how God does the same for us--only better--in Jesus. Subscribe for your kids, or listen alongside them! (Music by Scott Holmes)

    Episode 117: Bedtime Verses for Resting in Jesus

    Episode 117: Bedtime Verses for Resting in Jesus

    This episode is a compilation of encouraging and hope-filled verses to listen to at night or any time you’re feeling discouraged. And a huge thanks to Blue Dot Sessions, Chad Crouch, and Nuno Adelaida for their amazing piano compositions!

    • 24 min
    Episode 116: 2 Kings 15 and 2 Chronicles 26 Uzziah Starts Well But Turns From the Lord

    Episode 116: 2 Kings 15 and 2 Chronicles 26 Uzziah Starts Well But Turns From the Lord

    In this episode, we talk about Uzziah’s sin in the temple and Isaiah’s worship in the temple and that Jesus came to be the perfect Prophet, Priest, and King of our hearts.  With your kids: Pick one of Jesus’ roles–prophet, priest, or king, and talk about it. Then praise Jesus for perfectly fulfilling that role […]

    • 23 min
    Episode 115: 2 Kings 14 and 2 Chronicles 25 Amaziah is Humbled

    Episode 115: 2 Kings 14 and 2 Chronicles 25 Amaziah is Humbled

    In this episode, Finn and I talk about who King Amaziah started listening to, and how God loves to help those of us who are joined to him listen to him instead of those who don’t follow Him.  With your kids: What expression do you think is on God’s face when you sin?  If you […]

    • 24 min
    2 Kings 13 God Shows Kindness to Jehoahaz, Jehoash, and Jeroboam

    2 Kings 13 God Shows Kindness to Jehoahaz, Jehoash, and Jeroboam

    In this episode, Finn and I talk about God’s kindness in rescuing the Israelite kings and how in Christ, we are saved for so much more!  With your kids: What’s scary about dying? Is there anything you are looking forward to? 

    • 22 min
    2 Kings 12 Joash Repairs the Temple But Then Forgets God

    2 Kings 12 Joash Repairs the Temple But Then Forgets God

    In this episode, Finn and I talk about Joash making a good choice to repair the temple, but then turning away from the God who had saved him. Through Jesus, our bodies can now be temples where God’s Spirit lives! With your kids: Talk about where God has put you right now. What is He […]

    • 23 min
    Episode 112: 2 Kings 11 God Defeats an Evil Grandma and Saves a Boy King

    Episode 112: 2 Kings 11 God Defeats an Evil Grandma and Saves a Boy King

    In this episode, God’s promise is threatened when an evil queen tries to keep one of David’s descendants off the throne so she can rule instead. But God kept His promise, and we get to worship the Rescuing King that the Israelites could only dream about.  With your kids: What do you think it means […]

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
126 Ratings

126 Ratings

landrp ,

Review

If your family is looking for something new to do for devotions, check out the Jesus is Better podcast! Our entire family has enjoying these 15 minute episodes which we listen to as we eat breakfast together. Each episode summarizes and applies a passage of scripture for kids from a Christ centered perspective. Alicia Yoder, a mother with a fantastic teaching voice, does a great job explaining both Old and New Testament passages to kids.

mrchef1231 ,

Nice podcast for kids and adults❤️❤️

I love the podcast it teaches about Jesus it is very helpful to me 🙏🏾

scottandamyflatt ,

Great combo of OT truths and NT Gospel

This is so great. We listen as our bible story each day. Explaining the OT and how it points to Jesus is priceless and timeless and I am so thankful.

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