Speaking of Life

Speaking of Life logoDr. Joseph Tkach, president of Grace Communion International, comments each week, giving a biblical perspective on how we live in the light of God's love. Most programs are about three minutes long – available in video, audio, and text.
Have you ever wondered how many laws there are in the Old Testament? (4.88 minutes)

Previous Programs

Some people use tragedy as an opportunity to condemn the victims. They say that God used earthquakes to punish Haiti for its sins. (3.50 minutes)
Repentance is simply not about a new and improved you and me. It’s a change in how we think about God and about ourselves. (3.83 minutes)
Things are not always as they appear. That was certainly the case with Jesus. (3.52 minutes)
A few years ago the movie The Passion of the Christ sparked renewed debate over whether Jews should be held responsible for the death of Jesus. (4.15 minutes)
More than 2,000 years ago, a devout old man named Simeon lived in Jerusalem. The Holy Spirit had revealed to Simeon that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. (3.45 minutes)
On Christmas Eve, 1988, Apollo 8 astronaut Jim Lovell said, "The vast loneliness [of space] is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth." (3.95 minutes)
Something the apostle Paul wrote gave me pause to reflect on my assumptions about Christmas and Easter. (4.70 minutes)
When there seems to be joy and good cheer everywhere, some Christians are full of worry about their sins and failings. — 4 minutes. (4.02 minutes)
Christmas is not just about the birth of Jesus. It’s also about new birth for all humanity. (4.03 minutes)
God is not only the origin and source of love; he has woven love tightly into the fabric of the universe. (4.12 minutes)