With a passion to help you make an instant connection with Jesus Christ – Berni Dymet uses everyday stories that will help you discover God and develop an intimate relationship with Him through the Holy Spirit and a knowledge of the Bible.
Doesn’t matter who we are or where we’re at, it’s so easy to come to the conclusion that we could never possibly be close to God. Other - yes. Us - no. We might yearn for that sort of closeness, but we could never experience it.
Join Berni Dymet, this week on Christianityworks as he opens God’s Word to discover that God has a different plan.
I’m not quite sure how many years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes or seconds you have left before you breathe your last breath here on this earth. But let’s assume that it’s a finite period (because actually it is!). So here’s a question for you today. How are you going to spend that finite time? What’s your purpose in being, for the rest of your days here on this earth? - Join Berni Dymet as he opens God’s Word to take a look at the year ahead ? your year ahead ? through the eyes of God
Most people on planet earth look at things and ask themselves, 'So, what’s in it for me?' That’s the way we tend to evaluate our options. There’s just one small problem though with living life that way: It simply doesn’t work. - Join Berni Dymet as he opens God’s Word to take a look at the year ahead ? your year ahead ? through the eyes of God.
Have you ever wondered how life begins? Science has come such a long way in helping us understand our bodies, even our minds, but the one thing it can’t explain is how a new life begins. How did that first person come to life? That’s something science simply cannot answer. - Join Berni Dymet as he opens God’s Word to take a look at the year ahead ? your year ahead ? through the eyes of God.
The whole idea of celebrating the beginning of a new year is that there’s a sense of ? well ? it’s out with the old and in with the new, and yet so many of us struggle to let go of the past. Well, I believe that God has something new for you this year: Not just one thing, but lots of things. - Join Berni Dymet as he opens God’s Word to take a look at the year ahead ? your year ahead ? through the eyes of God.
Have you ever wondered what it would have been like, to have been there on that very first Christmas, when Jesus was born into this world? In one sense, it would have been very ordinary. A little village, Bethlehem. People all over the place. Business as usual. But in another sense ? it would have been totally, mind-blowingly, gobsmackingly amazing! - Join Berni Dymet as he explores the story of Christmas and discovers a new twist.
Have you ever felt like your life has been taken over by events outside your control? It’s something that people can feel quite strongly, heading into Christmas, as other people seem to be getting ready to celebrate. Well, if you’re in that place, where events beyond your control have taken over your life, you’re not the only one. - Join Berni Dymet as he explores the story of Christmas and discovers a new twist.
Have you’ve ever thought of this... On the surface, the whole idea of Christmas was crazy! I mean, what exactly was God thinking by sending His Son to become a man ? and then to be born in some drafty, smelly shed out the back of Bethlehem? Join Berni Dymet as he explores the story of Christmas and discovers a new twist.
Well, here we are again, it’s December. It’s almost the end of another year and it’s almost Christmas time, again. It happens year after year. Christmas. The question is, what do you make of it, what do you do with it? It’s an age-old problem, Christmas. Join Berni Dymet as he explores the story of Christmas and discovers a new twist.
You know the saying: 'no man is an island'. None of us can go it alone. We all need help, wise counsel, a bit of muscle from time to time. The question is, who or what do you turn to, to get that help when you need it? When it comes to getting help, sometimes, we do the craziest things. Join Berni Dymet, on Christianityworks as he opens God’s Word to discover God’s very best ? for you!
The mistake that many of God’s people make, is that they think that their relationships with other people can fill the deep void within, a void that’s been designed so that it can only be filled by God Himself. And so they spend their lives getting second best, when all along, God’s very best is staring them right in the face.
Join Berni Dymet, on Christianityworks as he opens God’s Word to discover God’s very best ? for you!
Today we’re introduced to two Bible characters, that show us how easily you can fall into idolatry. How easily we can turn our backs on God, and then tell ourselves that what we’re doing is just fine. These two people are like mirrors of who we are, and how stupidly we sometimes behave. Join Berni Dymet, on Christianityworks as he opens God’s Word to discover God’s very best ? for you!
So many things in this world seem to turn out to be imposters. They promise so much, they look so good, but when you finally sacrifice everything to get that one thing - whatever it happens to be, it almost always disappoints. Have you ever wondered why that is? Join Berni Dymet, on Christianityworks as he opens God’s Word to discover God’s very best ? for you!
One of the reason that so many people are so exhausted with life, is that they’re carrying the heavy burden of worry, around on their shoulders. I wonder ? if you know anyone like that. You can’t enjoy life, you can’t find the rest you so desperately need, when you’re carrying around the worries of the world. You just can’t!
So many people are struggling to get enough rest in their lives. One of the reasons for that, is that we think we can burn the candle at both ends, we think we can do it our way. But ? God made us. He knows us. Maybe we need to try, His way.
So many people in this world are so ? tired. Exhausted. And it doesn’t matter how clever you are, how emotionally resilient you are, how strong you are ? when you’re tired, you’re just not functioning at your best. When you’re tired, you’re simply not enjoying life.
As each month slips by, it seems that we become more and more tired ? emotionally, physically and spiritually. It’s true isn’t it? Why are we all so tired? So exhausted?
Suffering isn’t a subject most of us like to talk about, or even think about, but suffering is a reality in life. And right in the middle of that not so pleasant reality, I have some good news for you today. Your God wants you to have victory, right in the middle of your suffering.
Many who call themselves 'Christians' are not, in fact, living the life of victory that Jesus came to give them. Somehow, the promise of victory isn’t happening in their lives. Something has to change. Not next year, not next month, not next week ? now!
All too often, God’s people ? who we’re told are meant to be more than conquerors ? lie bloodied and beaten on the spiritual battlefield we call life. What they need is power, but they just can’t seem to find it. Well what if I told you that God has already provided you with all the power you need?
Life is something of a spiritual battlefield and when we’re in the thick of things, it’s so important for us to know what side we’re on. Each one of us has a new identity in Christ, but how many of us know that deep in our hearts, in the heat of the spiritual battle we call life?
The Bible has something incredibly exciting to say about the purpose of God’s grace in your life. Not just the fact that God’s grace is amazing, which of course it is. But it also has a purpose. And that purpose is to take you on the path of freedom. Real freedom.
Why do bad things happen to good people? Is God trustworthy? Bigger Questions host Robert Martin has an honest and authentic conversation about the difficult topic of suffering with Bryn Weightman, and Andy Prideaux. Andy shares from 20 years of reflection on the Old Testament book of Job and Bryn reflects on a significant personal experience. We ask Bryn and Andy some bigger questions on suffering.
Can you think of the most precious person in your life. Just picture their face. If that person, the one who means more to you than anyone else in your life, if that person were in trouble, what would you do? How would you react?
They say that old habits die hard. It’s true. And it’s even truer about bad habits. Have you noticed how difficult it is to get rid of bad habits? Some would say that it’s virtually impossible. So, what bad habits do you need to get rid of out of your life?
Truth these days is no longer thought to be absolute. Black and white has become many shades of grey it seems. And yet God’s Word will stand forever. God’s Word isn’t an opinion, it’s not mere guidance. It is factual, objective truth. The question is, how do we share His truth in love, with a world that doesn’t seem to want to hear?
With all of the terrible events that seem to be sweeping the globe at the moment, we can feel so powerless to make a difference. But would it surprise you to know that right now, that you are filled with more power than you can ever imagine? Power to make a real difference.
Fear, does one of two things it either causes us to stand and fight, or to run away because we have a fight or flight response to it. And when we live with chronic fear, that constant fight or flight response is debilitating. You’ll find the words 'do not be afraid' 77 times in the Bible. Do not be afraid. But we know, that’s easier said than done.
The Psychology and Theology of Fear
How much impact is your life having on other people? Not bad impact, good impact? How much is the miracle of your life, creating miracles in the lives of others? Because if the answer is 'not much', then Houston, we have a problem. Join Berni Dymet as he takes a look at what God has to say about the blessing He has for you, in your life.
Have you ever heard someone talk about God’s Blessing and thought 'Well, I’m not sure He’s really blessed me much yet’' or 'I don’t think so. I don’t think it’s right to ask God to bless me. Isn’t that selfish?' If you have, then you need to discover that God really wants to bless you. Join Berni Dymet as he takes a look at what God has to say about His blessing in your life.
I used to think that getting things done was all about having control. If only i could control this or that, then I’d be able to acheive X, Y and Z. But the older I get, the more I’ve realised that it’s all about influence and not control. Join Berni Dymet as he takes a look at what God has to say about the blessing He has for you, in your life.
Does God want to Bless you? Yes or No? Its a very serious question - Because how you answer is the best indication of what you think of our God. Join Berni Dymet as he takes a look at what God has to say about His blessing in your life.
Any good real estate agent will tell you that your house is only worth what someone else is prepared to pay for it... But how can we tell what we are worth? Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover what you are worth.
The world tells us what success, wealth and beauty should look like and who we should aspire to be. But what if life isn’t about those outward measures of success at all? Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover that you can be set free from success.
Some people spend their whole lives trying to sort out their identity. As a result, they struggle with self-esteem and their self-worth. But God has a plan to put you in a place where you can learn who you are and what you were made to do. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover that plan and place.
One of the most profound and foundational influences on our lives is how we see ourselves. When the way we see ourselves isn’t healthy, what impact does that have on your life? Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover who God says you are.
If you want to live the stunning life that God has planned for you, it’s not going to happen by listening to what the world has to say and chasing after the riches the world has to offer. It’s only going to happen by listening to what God says. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover how you can live the stunning life that God has planned for you.
God has a stunning life plan for you. But the problem is that we have this amazing ability to work against him and when we do that, we miss out. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover how you can live the stunning life that God has planned for you.
Many People who believe in Jesus find that their lives are falling short of what they expected, and too often it’s because they’re so immersed in their culture that that they believe more what the world has to say rather than what God has to say. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover some profound truths that will transform your life.
Many people who believe in Jesus wonder, 'Why isn’t my life everything the bible the promises is should be?' It turns out that those people may not be living out the Important stuff. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover some important things that you might be missing.
Easter isn’t just a time for looking back at what Jesus did, but forward to what he purchased for those who believe in Him. The amazing eternity that we have to look forward to and three new things will be yours; a New body, a New Heaven and a New Earth. Now, That deserves a Hallelujah! Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover the certain hope of Christ’s return that will change the way we see today.
As we think about Easter today, we will take a different look at the standard Easter message. We won’t just look back at what Jesus did for us, but instead, look forward at what Jesus purchased for us in an amazing transaction of Grace that we call Easter. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover the certain hope of Christ’s return that will change the way we see today.
It doesn’t matter what is going on in your life right now. One day soon, Jesus is coming back, and when that happens, the dead will be raised first, and those who are alive and believe in Jesus will be taken up in Glory. Now that’s something to look forward to. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover the certain hope of Christ’s return that will change the way we see today.
Most of us are so busy getting through today that we’ve completely forgotten that Jesus is coming back. The reality of today and the promise of Christ’s imminent return can seem incompatible. Join Berni Dymet as he opens up God’s word to discover the certain hope of Christ’s return.
It seems that over and over again, the world teaches us to be self?reliant. Life’s about succeeding and success is about who we are and what we do and in this day and age, surely we can be and do whatever we want. Oh really?
You know, most of us, when we hear about the sort of faith that moves mountains, most of us expect to move the mountains we want to move. We expect to see the results, to benefit from them, to revel in them. But that’s not always the way.
When We Step Out God Steps In