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Welcome to the podcast of Redeemer West Side. Our church is located on Manhattan's Upper West Side where we are living out the sacred call by Jesus to love our neighbors and heal our city.

Redeemer West Side Redeemer Presbyterian Church West Side

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Welcome to the podcast of Redeemer West Side. Our church is located on Manhattan's Upper West Side where we are living out the sacred call by Jesus to love our neighbors and heal our city.

    Upside-down Kingdom

    Upside-down Kingdom

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | James 4:11-5:6What are the dangers of power and wealth for those who follow Jesus? The world’s values and God’s kingdom values are reversed. He challenges us to prioritize God's kingdom over worldly possessions and consider the ethical use of our wealth. This is more than wise stewardship, but using wealth as a power for the sake of goodness toward others. This passage informs our society’s questions about wealth and prestige, which applies to our city which is based on th...

    • 35 min
    Submission to God

    Submission to God

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | James 4:4-10How does God relate to us, and how do we relate to him? James describes the relational aspect of submission to God, emphasizing the need to resist worldly desires and draw near to God. Following Jesus is not abstractly knowing him but putting one's life under his leadership with humility and repentance. God sees, loves, and lifts us as we draw closer to him.

    • 40 min
    Portrait of Maturity

    Portrait of Maturity

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | James 3:13-4:3What does a mature follower of Jesus look like? This section shows a picture of someone whose beauty and goodness are genuine. In a city of manufactured self-image, James gives us an alternative personhood based on the gospel. The result is someone who can make peace and avoid conflict because they have everything they need.

    • 35 min
    The Lord in Prayer

    The Lord in Prayer

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | John 17:13-24

    • 29 min
    Taming the Tongue

    Taming the Tongue

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | James 3:1-18 How much do my words matter? Our culture examines every tweet, every statement, and even silence. Examining the power of our words according to this passage, we see how James emphasizes the responsibility that comes with our speech. Our communication flows out of our heart orientation and so we are to use our words to build up, encourage, and reflect the grace of God. This passage is practical for today’s intense and angry public culture.

    • 34 min
    Faith and Deeds

    Faith and Deeds

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE | James 2:14-26 What is the connection between what we believe and what we do? This passages dives into the complex but inseparable link between faith and works. James challenges Christians to manifest their faith through active engagement, illustrating how genuine faith transforms our lives and impacts the world. A faith without impact is not genuine.

    • 33 min

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