Never Never Never Give Up: Day 20

You are listening to Defiant Joy Radio and I am your host, Carol McLeod. I want to share with you three life changing- words.  Are you ready for the three words? A greater grace. A greater grace.  That’s what God has for you this side of heaven. A greater grace!  No matter what you have done or where you have been or what you have said, our God has a greater grace for you today!

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 19

James, the little brother of Jesus, is a black and white kind of guy.  His letter to the early church is painfully practical and holds a lot of juice for the church today.  My prayer as I teach this Bible Study is that you and I will never, never, never give up trying to be JUST like Jesus.  This is Defiant Joy Radio and I am Carol McLeod your host.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 18

The question that I am always confronted with I read the Bible is this one, “Carol, do you want to do life your way or God’s way?” This question holds profound weight as we continue our Bible Study today in James chapter 4.  Thank you for joining me on Defiant Joy Radio.  I am your host, Carol McLeod.  Let’s dig into the Word of God together!

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 17

Is your tongue schizophrenic? Does your tongue have a split personality.  Well today, we are going to work on using our tongues for one purpose and one purpose alone.  What is that purpose?  Your tongue was created to honor and glorify God.  Thank you for joining me on Defiant Joy Radio.  I am your host, Carol McLeod.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 16

Who doesn’t need help with their tongues?  Who doesn’t wish that they could press rewind and take back the words that were spoken in anger or in frustration. Today’s teaching will encourage you to take a deep breath and re-evaluate the purpose of your tongue!  This is Carol McLeod and you are listening to Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 15

Your tongue is a muscle that only weights about one pound.  But my … my … my … what damage this small muscle is capable of doing! It’s time for your tongue to stop criticizing and to start complimenting.  It’s time for your tongue to stop wounding and to start Healing. You’re listening to Defiant Joy radio and I am your host, Carol McLeod

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 14

Open up your mouth … stick out your tongue and say, “Ah-h-h!”  Do you have it?  Do you have mouth disease? In today’s program we are going to be addressing the issues of our tongues.  I hope that this teaching will encourage you to use your tongue for the purpose for which it was created!  This is Carol McLeod and I am honored that you have joined me on Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 13

Did you know that the Bible says that faith without works is absolutely useless?  What does THAT mean? What is faith? And why is it useless without works? What in the world are works?!  Oh!  So many questions to answer! We will attempt to answer them all on today’s program.  Welcome to Defiant Joy Radio – I am your host, Carol McLeod.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 12

What does it take to be called a friend of God? It might surprise you how simple it actually is to gain this incredible position.  It only takes faith to be called God’s friend. I am so glad that you joined me today as we learn how to develop a vital, intimate and exciting friendship with God. This is Carol McLeod and you are listening to Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 11

James is speaking true Christianity in today’s Bible Study.  James reminds all of us who are living in the 21st. Century that we must not judge others based on income, education, appearance or even color of skin. If you really want to be like Jesus, you will obey the Word of James and the Holy Spirit and love others the way that Jesus does.  This is Carol McLeod.  Welcome to Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 10

Are you merely a hearer of the Word of God or are you a doer as well?  You see, if you are only a hearer, you will be missing out on the extravagant blessing of God.  Today’s lesson will be a kick in the pants to some of you and a challenge to all of you.  This is Carol McLeod and I am thrilled that you have joined me on Defiant Joy Radio.  Let’s dig into the Word of God together in this study entitled, “Never, Never, Never Give Up!”

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 9

What do you need to lay aside?  Have you embraced bad attitudes, ugly habits or compromising behavior as part of your life?  If so, then today’s teaching is for you. Join me, Carol McLeod as we grow in our faith and in our walk with the Lord in this study from the Book of James entitled, Never, Never, Never Give Up! Welcome to Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 8

I have a new life philosophy for you today.  Do you want to hear it?!  My new life philosophy for you that is sure to change your life is Quick!  Slow …. Slow.  Did you catch that?  Let me say it again … Quick! Slow … Slow. In the opinion of James and the Holy Spirit you must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.  This is Carol McLeod.  Welcome to Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 7

The book of James helps believers deal with that dreaded issues of sin.  You know as believers, we don’t much like to talk about sin, do we? Jesus loves us when we sin but He has so much more for us than what sin has to offer.  I pray that today’s program will be an encouragement to you!  This is Carol McLeod and thank you for joining me on Defiant Joy Radio for our study on the Book of James entitled, “Never, Never, Never Give Up!”

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 6

Did you know that God does not tempt you?  That’s right, James assures believers in all periods of history that any temptation that comes your way is not from the Lord! God only brings good and perfect gifts into our lives and so you can rest in His goodness and in His strength.  This is Carol McLeod on Defiant Joy Radio.  Thank you for joining me in this Bible Study on the book of James.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 5

This is Carol McLeod and I am thrilled that you have joined me on Defiant Joy Radio.  We are studying the Book of James and today we are going to study the relationship between our finances and our faith. The Bible actually does address something as practical as material gain and how to handle our money. Let’s dig into the Word of God together!

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 4

What do you lack?  Do you have a shortage of money or a car or an education?  Of all the things that you could lack in life, the most serious lack would be a deficit of wisdom.  Today, in our study of the Book of James, we are going to make sure that none of us ever makes another decision again without tapping into the wisdom of God.  This is Carol McLeod on Defiant Joy Radio.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 3

This is Carol McLeod, your host on Defiant Joy Radio and I am thrilled that you have joined me for today’s program. Do you remember taking a test in high school or college?  If you were well-prepared for the examination, there was nothing to fear. But, if you came ill-prepared, you knew that you were about to fall flat on your face.  Today in the Book of James, we are going to study how to prepare for a life test.  Let’s dig into the Word of God together.

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 2

The book of James was written to believers who were suffering and being persecuted for their faith.  Are you going through a difficult time in life?  Do you feel that your world is crashing in around you?  I believe that the Holy Spirit is going to speak to you today through this Bible Study entitled, “Never, Never, Never Give Up!” I am your host, Carol McLeod on Defiant Joy Radio

Never Never Never Give Up: Day 1

I love the book of James in the New Testament!  It was written by the half-brother of Jesus Christ and is filled with great theology, simple truth and challenging life principles.  You are going to find yourself in the book of James as we begin this new Bible Study entitled, “Never, Never, Never Give Up!”  This is Carol McLeod and I am thrilled that you have joined me today on Defiant Joy! Radio.