9 episodes

One String is an outgrowth of The River, a ministry committed to helping people learn to read and understand the Bible for themselves.

One String Brian Onken

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

One String is an outgrowth of The River, a ministry committed to helping people learn to read and understand the Bible for themselves.

    Persistence in prayer

    Persistence in prayer

    In teaching His disciples to pray, Jesus told a parable about persistence. But what is that persistence really all about? 

    • 12 min
    Does he know God's will? (Genesis 13)

    Does he know God's will? (Genesis 13)

    Abram walked with God. But how much did he know of God's will? Can his journey help us think well about knowing God's will? 

    • 14 min
    Not a Barter System (Luke 11:4)

    Not a Barter System (Luke 11:4)

    Turning again to the "Lord's Prayer," we read His challenging words about asking for forgiveness "for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us." Does this mean we're supposed to strike a bargain with God for forgiveness? Of course not! But what does it mean? 

    • 15 min
    Did You Hear the One About . . . . the Samaritan?

    Did You Hear the One About . . . . the Samaritan?

    Sometimes our familiarity with Jesus' teaching makes it challenging to really listen to what He is saying. Let's dip into a well-known parable and practice listening well. 

    • 18 min
    More Than Thank You. (Luke 11:3)

    More Than Thank You. (Luke 11:3)

    Sometimes, because of what we think we know, we might misread a passage . . . even misread Jesus' instructions on prayer. 

    • 15 min
    Maybe We Don't Know Better (Genesis 12)

    Maybe We Don't Know Better (Genesis 12)

    When we read the "story" of someone's life in the pages of Scripture, sometimes we think we know better how they should have lived, what they should have done. But maybe that's not the best way to read a narrative. 

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Springg8 ,

Love the quick but rich listen

The format is great. The pace is intentional and clear, excellent!

jeanie1185 ,

So good!!

Makes me want to dig deep into the words that God has provided and find the treasures there!

becky13746 ,

Study to show yourself approved...

LOVE the way Brian Onken rightly divides the Word of God and teaches others to do the same.

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