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

  • Restoring the Bruised Reed

    February 2nd, 2024  |  28 mins 17 secs
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    Are you feeling down or brokenhearted? There are times in life that can be incredibly difficult. It can feel like life is beating you down. Jeff Cavins responds to this common life experience with the hope that is offered in Scripture. He reminds us that Jesus Christ does not turn his back on us and Jeff points out ways to avoid being beaten down by life.

  • Lying and Hiding the Truth Prudently

    January 26th, 2024  |  33 mins 58 secs
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    Is it always wrong to lie? Why is the truth so important? Jeff Cavins addresses these questions in today’s podcast. Looking at Church teaching and Scripture, Jeff explains the harm of dishonesty, the goodness of truth, and why, at times, it is right to hide the truth.

  • Jesus Is No Olympian

    January 19th, 2024  |  21 mins 44 secs
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    Zeus, Poseidon, Aphrodite...perhaps, you are familiar with these names as they are three of the twelve Olympians of Greek Mythology. During his travels to Greece, Jeff Cavins shares his thoughts on the Olympians and marks some of the major distinctions between them and the one, true God. Jeff also discusses some of the "false gods" in the culture today.

  • Be Specific - A Key for Spiritual Growth (Books and Sacraments)

    January 12th, 2024  |  30 mins 42 secs
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    If you want to grow spiritually, you really have to focus on some specific areas and go for it. In this third and final part of a series on “Being Specific,” Jeff Cavins turns to the areas of Sacraments and books. He offers suggestions for specific areas to focus on in the sacraments. He also advises a particular way to approach reading books.

  • Be Specific - A Key for Spiritual Growth (Virtues and Family)

    January 5th, 2024  |  21 mins 3 secs
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    How can you grow more in virtue? How can you be a better parent, spouse, or friend? Jeff Cavins shares how the practice of being specific can impact your growth in virtue and your role as a family member or friend. Using Scripture and personal wisdom, Jeff offers practical ways to get more specific.

  • Be Specific - A Key for Spiritual Growth (Bible & Prayer)

    December 29th, 2023  |  27 mins 30 secs
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    Are you ready to learn the fine art of being specific? Being specific is more important than you might think. How can you accomplish something if you aren’t specific? Jeff Cavins discusses how it is essential to master the art of being specific in order to accomplish spiritual growth.

  • Don’t Lose Your Joy (Part 2)

    December 22nd, 2023  |  26 mins 18 secs
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    Life has its challenges, but can we still have joy even when we are suffering? Yes! Using Scripture, Jeff Cavins explains the Christian response to challenges. He also shares how we can experience joy by bringing others to Jesus and witnessing others live a Christian life.

  • Don’t Lose Your Joy (Part 1)

    December 15th, 2023  |  31 mins 32 secs
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    Do you have joy? Without joy, the challenges of life can seem even more difficult. Jeff Cavins gives a thorough definition of what true joy is. He shares passages from Scripture to help further our understanding of it. Jeff also encourages everyone to avoid robbers of our joy and how to pursue joy even in the midst of suffering.

  • Your God Is Too Small

    December 8th, 2023  |  27 mins 39 secs
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    Is God big or small in your life? What does it mean for God to be big in your life? Jeff Cavins addresses the fact that so many of us are facing significant challenges and sufferings in our lives. He asks us to ponder whether we make God big in our lives or if we set him aside and make him small. He encourages that if we make God big in our lives, he can help us face our problems and be a reflection of his goodness to others.

  • The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper

    December 1st, 2023  |  23 mins 49 secs
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    Have you ever wondered what the seating arrangement at the Last Supper looked like? There is plenty of artwork depicting the Last Supper, but those depictions are not always historically accurate. Jeff Cavins dives into the seating arrangement of the Last Supper and explains the significance of where each apostle was sitting.

  • Forgiving When You Don’t Feel Like It

    November 24th, 2023  |  37 mins 59 secs
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    Forgiveness is difficult. For many people, it is tempting to hold onto grudges and anger they have towards others. However, Jesus tells us to do something different. In fact, he shows us. Jeff Cavins explains what Scripture tells us about forgiving others and why it is so important for us to be people who forgive.

  • Marks of the True Christian (Part 2)

    November 17th, 2023  |  30 mins 34 secs
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    Is it easy to live the Christian life? Definitely not! Is it worth it? Absolutely! Jeff Cavins continues his discussion on what the marks of a true Christian are. Using Scripture, Jeff points to what St. Paul used to define a Christian and explains what that might look like in our lives today.

  • Marks of the True Christian (Part 1)

    November 10th, 2023  |  21 mins 16 secs
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    What does it mean to be a true Christian? What do I need to do in order to live a Christian life? Jeff Cavins dives into Scripture to share twenty different commands that dictate how a Christian ought to live. Jeff emphasizes the importance of understanding the marks of a true Christian in today’s culture.

  • Important Content for Family Formation: Don’t Split Faith and Everyday Life (Part 4)

    November 3rd, 2023  |  34 mins 11 secs
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    Is your faith a part of your everyday life? Does it inform every part of your life? As Jeff continues his discussion of family formation, he emphasizes the importance of bringing faith into every part of your life. Truth faith is not meant for just one hour on Sundays. Jeff uses Scripture, Church documents, and other resources to explain why it is so important to bring faith into everything you do.

  • Important Content for Family Formation: Raising Disciples (Part 3)

    October 27th, 2023  |  36 mins 42 secs
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    Faith is something that is meant to be lived more than one hour a week. As parents it is essential that we show our children what it looks like to truly live the faith at every moment. How do you do that? Jeff Cavins offers his advice on how to keep the faith alive in your family and not let it get stagnant.

  • Thoughts on Israel and Gaza

    October 20th, 2023  |  38 mins 45 secs
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    After witnessing the violence in Israel firsthand, Jeff Cavins offers his insights on the war between Israel and Hamas. Jeff acknowledges the fear and anger that people are feeling in response to these horrific events. He offers insight and advice on how we can respond like Christians.

    Please be advised that in this episode, Jeff describes some of the horrific events that have taken place in Israel and Gaza. Some descriptions are graphic and may not be appropriate for young ears.