Women's Hope

Woman to Woman. Generation to Generation. Pointing the way to the sure and steadfast hope found only in Christ.




      BONUS EPISODE: Merry Christmas Bloopers and a HUGE Announcement

      As we wind down for the Christmas season, we have a fun little gift for you. Our producer collected some of our more embarrassing outtakes to create a bloopers reel for your enjoyment. But, before you laugh at our expense, you must listen to our very exciting, very big announcement of what's coming for the podcast in 2018. Merry Christmas!  Resource of the Week Perennial Planner Shop on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/PerennialPlanner



      Ep 67: Self-Control | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 8

      The idea of discussing self-control just makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside, doesn't it? No? Me either. Nevertheless, it is the final element in the Fruit of the Spirit and that means we not only have the ability to walk in self-control, but we are expected to do so. Let's talk about it, shall we? Show Notes 7:00 Fruit of the Spirit review 15:30 Self-control defined 19:00 Self-control elsewhere in Scripture 25:00 Applications to marriage and divorce Scripture References and Other...



      Ep. 66: Meekness is Not Weakness | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 7

      In the English language, meekness is viewed as a weak attribute. But Scripture has a different assessment of the eighth element of the Fruit of the Spirit. Translated as gentleness in more modern translations, let's look at what Scripture has to say about this often misunderstood term. **We apologize for the technical issues in this episode. During production, some unavoidable and obvious edits were necessary due to poor connectivity at recording time. Show Notes 12:00 Definition of Ge...



      Ep. 65: Ya Gotta Have Faith | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 6

      God is faithful to us. Because of His great faithfulness, and only in the power of the Spirit, we can, in turn, be faithful to Him and each other. What is the root of this faithfulness? What examples of faithfulness are we given in Scripture? And how do we remain faithful? Show Notes 4:00 Fruit of the Spirit Series Review 10:00 Faithfulness defined 14:00 Addressing some wrong teaching about faith that we see today 22:00 Examples of faithful saints from Scripture 27:45 Practical...



      Ep. 64: Kindness and Goodness | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 5

      "Be nice..." How kind are you, really? Can you do good to others on your own? Some of our first memories are probably of our mothers telling us to "be nice" to others. Is niceness the same as kindness? And what is the difference between kindness and goodness? Show Notes 1:56 Fruit of the Spirit review 4:32 Kindness and goodness defined 11:33 Connecting kindness and goodness to agape 17:34 Practical application Scripture References and Other Resources Conforming to the Truth...



      Ep. 63: Have a Little Patience | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 4

      Be encouraged! You can have patience! As we continue our Fruit of the Spirit Series, we discuss the element of patience. Don't fear! Although this discussion may make you say ouch, we promise it will leave you encouraged to practice more patience in your life as the Lord enables you to grow in this area. Show Notes 3:34 Fruit of the Spirit Review 8:08 Patience definition 15:09 Patience used throughout Scripture 22:00 The type of patience used in Galatians 5:22 27:32 God's patience with ...



      Ep. 62: Peace! | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 3

      Let there be peace on earth...Is this even possible? What is peace? And how does one attain this seemingly elusive state of being? Can the world truly know peace? And what is the answer to our anxieties? As we continue our Fruit of the Spirit series, join us as examine the element of peace. Show Notes 5:00 Review 8:00 Peace definition 12:45 The Gospel of peace 17:20 False peace from false teachers 20:00 The answer to our anxieties Scripture References and Other Resources Resource of...



      Ep 61: I've Got the Joy Down in my Heart | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 2

      We continue our 9-episode series on the Fruit of the Spirit today discussing joy. What is this joy that we've been given? How did Jesus display it? What does it look like in our own lives? Show Notes 3:45 Fruit of the Spirit Review 6:42 Joy defined 15:40 Examples of joy in our Savior 18:53 Practically applying joy to your own life Scripture References and Other Resources Truth for Life App https://www.truthforlife.org/theapp/ Ep 47: Butter is Far Superior to Margarine...



      Ep. 60: Let's Talk About Love | Fruit of the Spirit Series No. 1

      This episode begins our 9-part series on the Fruit of the Spirit. What is the Fruit of the Spirit? Does every believer have this fruit or is it something we must work at? The first element of the Fruit is love. What kind of love is it and how do we practically apply this love to real life? Show Notes 7:30 The concept of the Fruit of the Spirit 9:00 The process of sanctification 14:25 Love - agape 18:00 Practically applying love to real life Scripture References and Other Res...



      Ep. 59: Instagram Theology or True Religion?

      We love a good Christian-ese quote to share on social media, don't we? But are these quotes what we're using to build our knowledge of theology? What does the Bible have to say about many of the quotes that we regularly share? Does our Instagram Theology reflect the true teachings of God's Word? And how do we know the difference? Show Notes 5:00 5 Points of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism 7:00 Sample Instagram quotes 26:00 Study what is true to know when you're being given bad th...