Welcome to the Bedford Alliance Church Bible Reading Plan Podcast! This podcast follows along with our church-wide reading plan, which walks you through the entire New Testament and gives you an overview of the Old Testament. Join us as we dive into God’s life-changing Word together!

NT #39: Hebrews 2 - Hebrews 6 (Intro to Hebrews + Can Christians Lose Their Salvation)

9/26/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke introduces Hebrews and discusses Hebrews 6:4-8, a passage that causes some people to question whether Christians can lose their salvation.

NT #38: Mark 13 - Hebrews 1 (Is Mark 16:9-20 Part of Scripture?)

9/19/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke addresses the uncertainty surrounding Mark 16:9-20 and discusses the reliability of Scripture.

NT #37: Mark 8 - Mark 12 (The Unforgivable Sin and Taking up Your Cross)

9/12/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses the difficult topic of the "unforgivable sin" (Mark 3) and challenges us to consider what it looks like to take up our crosses and follow Christ (Mark 8).

NT #36: Mark 3 - Mark 7 (Intro to the Book of Mark)

9/05/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke introduces the Gospel of Mark and challenges us to prioritize prayer.

NT #35: 2 Peter 1 - Mark 2 (Living in Light of Eternity)

8/29/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke highlights Peter's call to live with an eternal perspective.

NT #34: 1 Peter 1 - 1 Peter 5 ("Spirits in Prison" + Baptism)

8/22/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke gives background on 1 Peter and discusses a difficult passage found in 1 Peter 3, which mentions the "Spirits in Prison" and baptism.

NT #33: Titus 3 - 2 Timothy 4 (Living for What Counts)

8/15/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke describes the difficult circumstances behind Paul's final letter: 2 Timothy.

NT #32: 1 Timothy 4 - Titus 2 (Qualifications of Elders/Overseers)

8/08/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses the qualifications of Elders/Overseers and their application to our lives.

NT #31: Philippians 3 - 1 Timothy 3 (Elders and Deacons)

8/01/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke gives background on the book of 1 Timothy and discusses the positions of Elders and Deacons as outlined in 1 Timothy 3.

NT #30: Colossians 3 - Philippians 2 (Intro to Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians)

7/25/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke introduces the books of Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians.

NT #29: Ephesians 4 - Colossians 2 (The Holy Man Myth, Slavery, and the Armor of God)

7/18/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke addresses several topics in Ephesians, including the "Holy Man Myth," slavery, and the armor of God.

NT #28: Romans 15 - Ephesians 3 (Wrapping up Romans and Introducing Ephesians)

7/11/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke wraps up the book of Romans and introduces Ephesians.

NT #27: Romans 10 - Romans 14 (Predestination and Foreknowledge)

7/05/2022 | Ryan Wright

Pastor Ryan covers the difficult topics of predestination and foreknowledge and addresses common misconceptions regarding these concepts.

NT #26 Romans 5 - Romans 9 (Election)

6/27/2022 | Ryan Wright

Ryan discusses the difficult topic of election as outlined in Romans 9.

NT #25: 2 Corinthians 13 - Romans 4 (Intro to Romans)

6/20/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan introduce Paul's letter to the Romans.

NT #24: 2 Corinthians 8 - 2 Corinthians 12 (Paul's Suffering)

6/13/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan discuss various topics from 2 Corinthians, including Paul's suffering, boasting in Christ, and living with an eternal perspective.

NT #23: 2 Corinthians 3 - 2 Corinthians 7 (Intro to 2 Corinthians)

6/06/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan recap background information about Corinth and give an introduction to the letter of 2 Corinthians.

NT #22: 1 Corinthians 14 - 2 Corinthians 2 (The Resurrection and Speaking in Tongues)

5/31/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan discuss historical evidence for the resurrection of Jesus and address questions surrounding speaking in tongues.

NT #21: 1 Corinthians 9 - 1 Corinthians 13 (Head Coverings and the Lord's Supper)

5/23/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan discuss head coverings and the Lord's Supper.

NT #20: 1 Corinthians 4 - 1 Corinthians 8 (Inspiration of Scripture, Idolatry)

5/16/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan cover various topics from the first eight chapters of 1 Corinthians, including the inspiration of Scripture, idolatry, division within the church, and more cultural background related to ancient Corinth.

NT #19: 2 Thessalonians 2 - 1 Corinthians 3 (Intro to 1 Corinthians)

5/09/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan give background on the city of Corinth and the book of 1 Corinthians.

NT #18: 1 Thessalonians 2 - 2 Thessalonians 1 (Intro to 1 and 2 Thessalonians)

5/02/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan introduce key ideas from 1–2 Thessalonians.

NT #17: Galatians 3 - 1 Thessalonians 1 (Saved by Faith Alone)

4/25/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan explore some of the key ideas of Galatians, including that we're saved by faith alone in Christ alone.

NT #16: James 3 - Galatians 2 (Recap of James + Intro to Galatians)

4/18/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan recap the book of James and introduce key concepts in the book of Galatians.

NT #15: John 19 - James 2 (The Crucifixion and Intro to the Book of James)

4/11/2022 | Luke Cousino and Ryan Wright

Luke and Ryan discuss the death and resurrection of Christ in the book of John and give an introduction to the book of James.

NT #14: John 14 - John 18 (Jesus Encourages his Disciples)

4/04/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses how Jesus encourages his disciples and prepares them for his absence.

NT #13: John 9 - John 13 (Sacrificial Love)

3/28/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Jesus' sacrificial love as demonstrated through washing the disciples' feet in John 13.

NT #12: John 4 - John 8 (The Woman at the Well)

3/21/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Jesus' conversation with the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4).

NT #11: Acts 26 - John 3 (Intro to the Gospel of John)

3/14/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke introduces the Gospel of John.

NT #10: Acts 22 - Acts 26 (Paul's Arrest and Imprisonment)

3/07/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Paul's arrest and imprisonment and wraps up the book of Acts.

NT #9: Acts 17 - Acts 21 (Paul's Second and Third Missionary Journeys)

2/28/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Paul's second and third missionary journeys.

NT #8: Acts 12 - Acts 16 (Paul's First Missionary Journey and the Jerusalem Council)

2/21/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Paul's first missionary journey and the Jerusalem Council.

NT #7: Acts 7 - Acts 11 (Who's Your One?)

2/14/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses the mission of the church as described in the book of Acts and introduces the concept of "Who's Your One?"

NT #6: Acts 2 - Acts 6 (Pentecost)

2/07/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses the day of Pentecost in Acts 2 and shows how it fits into the broader storyline of the Bible.

NT #5: Luke 21 - Acts 1 (The Power of the Holy Spirit)

1/31/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke highlights the power of the Holy Spirit as shown through the end of the book of Luke and the beginning of the book of Acts.

NT#4: Luke 16 - Luke 20 (Caring for the Poor)

1/24/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses Jesus's love for the poor and marginalized as outlined in Luke 16–20.

NT#3: Luke 11 - Luke 15 (What it Means to Follow Jesus)

1/17/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses key passages from Luke 11–15, giving us a picture of what it looks like to truly follow Jesus.

NT#2: Luke 6 - Luke 10 (The Transfiguration and the Cost of Following Jesus)

1/10/2022 | Luke Cousino

Luke discusses key ideas in Luke 6–10, including the Transfiguration and the cost of following Jesus.

NT#1: Luke 1 - Luke 5 (Introduction to the Book of Luke)

12/30/2021 | Luke Cousino

Luke gives an introduction to the Gospel of Luke and discusses key passages from the first five chapters.