The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

288 episodes of The Jeff Cavins Show (Your Catholic Bible Study Podcast) since the first episode, which aired on January 6th, 2017.

  • The Leaven of the Pharisees

    February 11th, 2022  |  26 mins 24 secs
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    What is the leaven of the Pharisees? Diving into Scripture, Jeff shows how Jesus Christ came for all people and that even now we must avoid the Pharisaic view and bring Christ to all people.

  • Living the Good Life

    February 4th, 2022  |  36 mins 5 secs
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    What does it mean to live the good life? Jeff Cavins describes what it really means to live the good life and gives twelve aspects of living it. He also identifies the barriers we might face in our pursuit of the good life.

  • What Mother Teresa Said to College Students

    January 28th, 2022  |  29 mins 58 secs
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    In 1982, Mother Teresa of Calcutta delivered a powerful commencement address at St. Thomas Aquinas College. Today, I share with you her simple yet profound words to those young people. No matter what you're going through in life right now, Mother Teresa's timeless words will surely move your heart and remind you that you are beloved.

  • Recognizing Core Wounds and How to Heal

    January 21st, 2022  |  30 mins 27 secs
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    Jeff gives an overview of the four types of core wounds. He explains the lies that we believe, how they impact our relationships and behaviors, and concludes with a few simple steps we can take to start the healing process.

  • Grape Branches – Embrace Your Spiritual Seasons!

    January 14th, 2022  |  24 mins 41 secs
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    God helps us to grow into the fruitful branches he needs us to be by having us endure different spiritual seasons. Just like each season is essential to the growth of a fruitful grape vine, each spiritual season plays an essential part in helping us as disciples better follow Christ. Jeff offers some comforting perspective on this and encourages us to embrace the seasons we're in, even if it is one of pruning and cleansing.

  • Christian Evangelization: We Heard It Through the Grapevine!

    January 7th, 2022  |  26 mins 51 secs
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    People encounter Christ by encountering him through the words and deeds of Christians. Jeff shares how we can be an essential part of the "grapevine" through which others can be touched by God and encouraged to enter into a relationship with Christ.

  • Drink in the New Year: The Word of God Is a Fountain

    December 31st, 2021  |  42 mins 32 secs
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    Jeff takes us into the new year by sharing a beautiful prayer from St. Ephraim, which highlights how reading the Word of God is like drinking from a fountain and having our thirst quenched. He also shares his conversation with the hosts of Ascension's new podcast launching in 2022, La Biblia en un Año, which brings the Bible in a Year experience to the Hispanic community.

  • Two Gifts, Three Stocking Stuffers from Jesus

    December 24th, 2021  |  19 mins 46 secs
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    Jeff shares two gifts and three stocking stuffers from Jesus in this Christmas special.

  • The Statue of Imitations

    December 17th, 2021  |  30 mins 29 secs
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    Statues can make a big difference in helping keep our Faith present in our daily lives, especially for kids as they grow up. But, sometimes religious statues make people uncomfortable. Jeff describes how statues are not idols, but rather tools to remind us of our salvation and the virtues we need to cultivate to attain it.

  • How to Make the Right Decisions

    December 10th, 2021  |  31 mins 7 secs
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    We all have many choices to make in these times, whether at work or at home. We need wisdom in our life to make the right decisions. Jeff explains the differences between knowledge, wisdom, and understanding and why acting on principle rather than preference is how to align our decisions with God's will. He then concludes with four steps to help you make the right decisions.

  • Thankful for My Almighty Father

    November 26th, 2021  |  10 mins 48 secs
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    How has God blessed you this year? In today's brief Thanksgiving episode, Jeff invites us to reflect on the greatness and generosity of God the Father and encourages us to live in constant thanksgiving for all the ways he provides for us.

  • The Weight of Unforgiveness: America’s Got 10,000 Talents

    November 19th, 2021  |  30 mins 10 secs
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    Unforgiveness is one of the biggest stumbling blocks in our walk with the Lord. Jeff uses the parable of the unforgiving servant to share with us how unforgiveness hardens our hearts, immobilizes us spiritually, and prevents us from appreciating God’s mercy with our own brokenness.

  • You and God in the Secret Place

    November 12th, 2021  |  31 mins 49 secs
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    Jesus tells us to pray, fast, and give alms in secret because the Father who sees in secret will repay us. Jeff expands on this fascinating teaching and invites us to think about our secret places where we meet God and encounter his love.

  • If Christianity was Poker, Would You Be All In?

    November 5th, 2021  |  30 mins 40 secs
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    Are you willing to give every part of your life to Christ? Jeff invites us to reflect on our commitment to Christ and encourages us to not be afraid to be all in for Christ, for when we give everything to him we experience true happiness.

  • Are You Okay Being You?

    October 29th, 2021  |  29 mins 40 secs
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    In today's society it can be so tempting to compare ourselves with others and to feel insecure. Jeff offers us various Scripture verses that help us find our confidence in the Lord, and reminds us that the only person we need to compare ourselves with is Jesus Christ.

  • Journaling with Scripture: A Fort Knox For Truth

    October 22nd, 2021  |  30 mins 37 secs
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    Have you ever come across a wise insight in your reading or prayer but had no way of remembering it? Jeff shares with us today a practical tool to help us capture powerful insights so that we can can hold on to wisdom and truth, and also pass them down to future generations.