The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast)

Jeff shares personal tips and scriptural truths to help you live as a modern-day disciple of Jesus Christ.

About the show

In his weekly Catholic Bible study podcast, Jeff shares faith tips and scripture truths to help you live as a modern-day disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Episodes

  • 4 Opportunities to Instruct Your Children

    July 10th, 2020  |  34 mins 33 secs
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    Passing on the faith to your children in today’s culture is not easy. In this episode, Jeff draws from the Old Testament to share 4 opportunities to instruct your children in the faith, and to help them live out the Gospel in a world that often opposes it.

  • Fourth of July Special: True Freedom

    July 3rd, 2020  |  12 mins 37 secs
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    As we celebrate fourth of July this year in the midst of a pandemic and social unrest, let us remember that Jesus Christ has already paid the ransom for our freedom from sin. In this special episode, Jeff encourages us to live in the freedom and hope of Christ as we navigate these difficult times in our lives. If we cling to Christ and allow him to change us, we will experience true freedom and peace.

  • The Liturgical Calendar: Ordinary Time is Extraordinary Time

    June 26th, 2020  |  29 mins 34 secs
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    Do you tend to cruise through Ordinary Time during the Church’s liturgical year? Jeff reminds us that Ordinary Time can truly be an extraordinary time in our lives if we fully embrace the liturgical calendar and its purpose. By understanding the deeper meaning behind the liturgical calendar, we come to understand that Ordinary Time can be incredibly fruitful in our discipleship with Christ if we use it well.

  • How the Catholic Church Can Double in 5 Years

    June 19th, 2020  |  41 mins 20 secs
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    Imagine how much the Catholic Church would grow if each of us shared the Gospel with another person. Today, Jeff encourages us to embrace the challenge of evangelization and offers specific steps to share the Gospel in an engaging way. You don’t have to be an expert in theology to share the Gospel. Christ can use you in marvelous ways if you simply give him the chance.

  • 7 Ways to Love Your Wayward Children

    June 12th, 2020  |  39 mins 13 secs
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    On today’s show, Jeff talks about how we can love members of our family that may have fallen away from the faith. Whether its siblings, cousins, or even our parents, these seven tips on how to love your wayward children are sure to strengthen your family.

  • Distance Amplifies Difference: Reflecting on Racism (with Fr. Josh)

    June 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins
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    On today’s show, Jeff is joined by our very own Father Josh as they reflect on the racial divide in our country, and the events of the past week. We continue to mourn the passing of George Floyd and all those killed under racist motives, and pray for peace, unity, and forgiveness in our country.

  • 10 Ways to Know If God is Speaking to You!

    May 29th, 2020  |  33 mins 28 secs
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    Have you ever wondered if God was speaking to you in the midst of a serious decision? Have you struggled with the idea of believing that God can speak to you? Today, Jeff shares 10 ways to know if God is speaking to you.

  • Mother of Pearl: Quarantined with the Mother of God

    May 22nd, 2020  |  33 mins 9 secs
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    How are you handling quarantine? Have you asked your Mom for help? Today, Jeff shares some insight on the imagery of a pearl, and Mary as the mother of pearls. As we continue to have our lives altered and interrupted by the Coronavirus, Jeff offers some practical advice on how to lean on the support of our Mother, who knows all our sufferings.

  • Simplify Your Life: Examining Your Heart and Home!

    May 15th, 2020  |  53 mins 6 secs
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    Why is it so difficult to simplify our life? Jeff has always had a passion for the concept of simplifying one’s life, and now he’s going to share that passion with you! On today’s show, Jeff talks about ways we can simplify our lives during quarantine, and answers some of your questions in a LIVE Facebook broadcast.

  • How to Navigate Your Marriage During COVID-19

    May 8th, 2020  |  39 mins 53 secs
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    Many marriages are being put to the test right now, as we continue dealing with the realities of COVID-19. Jeff is joined by psychologist Dr. Peter Damgaard-Hansen to discuss some of the problems married couples may encounter in quarantine and how we can better love and communicate with our spouses.

  • Me Me Me "Meology" vs. Theology

    May 1st, 2020  |  33 mins 38 secs
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    Are we living our lives for ourselves, or for God? On today’s show, Jeff talks about perspective and how we can focus our lives on God and not ourselves.

  • 7 Ways to One Another One: What Scripture Says about Relationships

    April 24th, 2020  |  31 mins 16 secs
    ascension presents, ascension press, bible, bible study, catholic, catholic bible study, catholic church, catholicism, christian, covid-19, faith, family, god, jeff, jeff cavins, love, love others, quarantine, scripture, st. paul

    Jeff offers some words of encouragement through St. Paul’s messages to the Church during this time of COVID-19, encouraging us to be doers of the word of God, not just hearers.

  • What Is Essential?

    April 17th, 2020  |  35 mins 10 secs
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    When so many things are stripped away, we’re left to examine what’s most important. Jeff discusses how we can simplify our lives by discovering the things that are essential, and taking away the things that distract us from what matters most.

  • Catholics, Cuisine, and Coronavirus

    April 10th, 2020  |  22 mins 10 secs
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    Jeff sits down with Chef John Folse to discuss how to cope with the effects of coronavirus.

  • Standing Against Coronavirus with Faith, Hope, and Charity

    April 3rd, 2020  |  38 mins 12 secs
    bible study, catholic, catholic church, catholicism, charity, coronavirus, crisis, faith, hope, jeff cavins, scripture, suffering, trials, virtues

    There are three things within us that can help us deal with trials like coronavirus: faith, hope, and charity. Through these virtues, we can respond to a crisis with confidence and trust in our Lord. Jeff pulls from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Scripture to illustrate what a faithful, hopeful, and charitable response to this crisis looks like.

  • 10 Bible Verses on Fear

    March 27th, 2020  |  34 mins 14 secs
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    Fear is all around us as we face this global pandemic, but the Lord does not want us to worry, he wants us to trust. Jeff looks up ten Bible verses on fear that can help us look to the Lord as our help, instead of relying solely on ourselves. Get the shownotes by texting "jeffcavins" to 33-777