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Jolt of Joy

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com. Follow Carol on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_ Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney 22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart
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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 25, 2017

Host Carol McLeod reads the Christmas story from the Bible, which emphasizes John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, He gave His only son ..."

 

 

Dec 24, 2017

Can you imagine how the Holy Trinity might meet in heaven to discuss how they might redeem their fallen creation? Host Carol McLeod says a blood sacrifice was needed, that much is clear.

Dec 23, 2017

Christmas is all about presents. Before the Scrooge in you responds to that, listen to how host Carol McLeod explains that statement. 

Dec 22, 2017

"Christmas is the day that holds all of time together." Host Carol McLeod says let that old adage sink into your heart as you prepare for this most holy of days.

Dec 22, 2017

Jesus was there. If your past Christmases have seemed lackluster or hum drum, ask yourself, "Was Jesus in the midst of it?" Make sure He is with you this year.

Dec 21, 2017

God used a star to lead the wise men to the Light of the World. They had the hope of future blessedness. Host Carol McLeod says we should rejoiced that they passed it on for future generations to enjoy.

Dec 20, 2017

Christmas reveals our true relationship with the Christ child. Look no further than the men who had active participation surrounding the birth of Jesus, and what was in their hearts. Host Carol McLeod explains.

Dec 19, 2017

The message of Christmas is far more important than presents and and cards and lights. Will you embrace the story of Jesus' birth? Will you believe Jesus came into this world for you?

Dec 18, 2017

The world, especially during the Christmas season, is filled with busyness and chaos and impatience. That's why God sent His Son into the world--to help us slow down and "hear the angels sing" about the true meaning of Christmas.

Dec 15, 2017

During the time around Jesus' birth, shepherds, considering by many to be lowly had nothing to look forward to in life. Host Carol McLeod explains how that all changed with the birth of one precious baby.

Dec 14, 2017

If you think you're too busy during this Christmas season, just think back to Mary and Joseph and what they faced. Host Carol McLeod compels you to think about that, and how much you are blessed. 

Dec 13, 2017

Christmas can bring both frustration and joy. Have you allowed the enemy to frustrate you and upset your Christmas spirit? Host Carol McLeod shows us how we can avoid "traffic jams" of the heart during this holiday season. 

Dec 12, 2017

The timing of God couldn't have been better. While Elizabeth was 90 when she gave birth to John the Baptist, God knew it was the perfect timing for John to come into the world as a forerunner for Jesus. His ways are so much higher than ours.

Dec 11, 2017

Jealousy and envy have become the green part of the Christmas season. Learn from the story of Elizabeth as she blessed Mary at the news of baby Jesus. Let joy fill your heart this season instead of jealousy about what others have. Be a blessing to someone else.

Dec 8, 2017

Be challenged to leap for joy and seek His presence in this season of Christmas. Hear this story of how the joyful news of Jesus reached the womb of a baby, John the Baptist.

Dec 7, 2017

Joseph was an ordinary boy who loved an ordinary girl, but God did not have ordinary plans for these two. Listen how their story was not about the story of Jesus, it was about revealing the character and heart of God. Then find out how there are people who need you to reveal Christ to them.

Dec 6, 2017

This Christmas don't let disappointments get you down. Mary and Joseph's love was divinely interrupted with challenges. Listen as Carol shares their story and what they may have pondered at the time when Mary announced she was pregnant with Jesus. Imagine what could've happened by Jewish laws, disappointments faced, and challenges.

Dec 5, 2017

The song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" stirs the heart. Hear how you can come home for Christmas. This story from WWII about a doctor and his family may not be the idea of home for Christmas, but it will offer you peace and love. Find a place of joy today.

Dec 4, 2017

If you are going through a difficult season during Christmas and wanting to run away? Don't cease to exist, someone is looking for you. Listen to this story about two siblings, joined by the heart through adoption. Be encouraged to know God has not given up on you.

Dec 1, 2017

Christmas is not about having an opportunity to celebrate a holiday, it's about talking about the defiant joy of the meaning of Christmas. Hear this teaching on Luke 1:30-34, continuing the story of Mary.

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