5 Minute Word
By Nicole Byrum
5 Minute Word is designed not only to bring you hope and encouragement, but to challenge you (and myself!) to grow in God's truth.
5 Minute Word May 09, 2023
The Great Messenger
Today's episode is all about the last book of the Old Testament, Malachi. In this episode we learn who the Great Messenger is, what he came to do, and who we are because of him.
May 09, 202308:06
A God Ready to Forgive
Our unchanging God is merciful and ready to forgive! Check out this episode from the book of Nehemiah!
Apr 19, 202306:13
Called by God's Power
When God calls us to do the works He has prepared for us, He doesn't give us a pep talk! Rather, He strengtghens us by reminding us who He is.
Mar 27, 202305:25
Manasseh and Mercy
The account of King Manasseh demonstrates the mercy and kindness of God to repentant sinners. Listen in and be encouraged!
Feb 27, 202306:12
A Crown in the Hand of the King
Check out this encouraging episode from the book of Isaiah. As the bride of Christ, we are like a crown in his hand.
Feb 09, 202307:56
A Word From Hosea
The OT is Amazing! Check out today's episode to learn about God's faithfulness and love for His people.
Jan 03, 202307:27
Bowing Before the King
Jesus is the King of Kings! In this episode I talk about 5 people who bowed before Jesus...and how we can to.
Dec 06, 202205:49
Getting to Heaven?
Often we think of trusting Christ solely as a means to "get to heaven." Today's episode explores how salvation is even more glorious than that!
Nov 03, 202204:53
The Gospel Message
Have you ever wondered what the Gospel is all about? Tune in to learn how we have been saved from sin by the substitutionary atonement of Christ.
Oct 18, 202206:21
Listen in as I talk s out one of the surprising themes from the book of Ecclesiastes!
Sep 27, 202206:43
The Good Portion
It's easy to be distracted and caught up with busy schedules and to-do lists. In this episode I talk about choosing the good portion, which is Christ.
Aug 18, 202212:12
Belated Father's Day Episode!
Check out this Father's Day episode...1 week late!
Jun 25, 202205:19
To the Uttermost
Tune in to hear about a sweet connection from Daniel 3 and Hebrews 7. Our God gives us complete victory, saving us to the uttermost!
May 31, 202206:35
The Riches of His Grace
Listen in as I talked about a sanctifying moment in my day today. Praise God for the riches of His grace in Christ Jesus!
Apr 07, 202206:06
Our Powerful God
In this episode I dive into the attribute of God's power and how this is displayed in Christ toward us.
Mar 08, 202207:53
The Root of Humility
In this episode I talk about my new workbook (H2H) and the key to thinking of yourself in the right way!
Jan 20, 202205:15
For Unto Us
A Christmas episode inspired by Handel's Messiah! Join me as I look at the fulfillment of the foretold coming King!
Dec 21, 202104:39
Under Your Feet
We have complete victory through Christ! Check out this episode to see how a passage in Joshua connects to Romans 16:20 and Genesis 3:15!
Nov 15, 202105:13
Psalm 103 gives us such a beautiful and clear picture of who God is, and of the blessings given to those who fear Him. Tune in as I highlight 5 verbs from this psalm that demonstrate His great love for us.
Nov 01, 202105:03
Counting the Cost of Lost Self-righteousness
We are told in Scripture to count the cost of following Christ. In today's episode we look at one of those costs: the loss of Self-righteousness.
Oct 14, 202105:08
Join me as I continue to connect the book of Exodus to the New Testament and discover what this truth means for us!
Sep 21, 202105:31
A Treasured People
Join me as I dive into two passages of Scripture, one from Exodus and one from 1 Peter. Listen in to learn how these passages written hundred of years a part point to the same amazing truth!!!
Aug 24, 202105:19
The Gospel in Ephesians
In this episode I dive into two of my favorite passages of Scripture. These verses are so powerful and remind us of our great salvation. May we daily meditate on these truths and boldly share them with the world.
Aug 12, 202105:23
To What End?
What is the goal of studying Scripture and theology? Today's episode explores this topic!
Jul 08, 202105:18
Spirit and Truth
Doctrine and denominations can be confusing. Listen in as I talk about the words of Jesus in John 4:23.
Jun 10, 202104:59
Be Thou My Vision
Today's episode is taken from the third verse of one of my favorite hymns. May Christ be the supreme treasure of our hearts.
May 08, 202105:03
The Flesh and the Enemy
Feeling downtrodden or discouraged? Listen in as I discuss two factors at play...and two sources of hope and comfort.
Apr 14, 202105:30
Our God is a consuming fire and He will refine us. This episode is a call to surrender sin and be refined as silver.
Feb 09, 202106:17
Proclaiming the Gospel in 2021
As Christians, our response to a broken world should be to proclaim the Truth in love. The blood of Jesus is the only answer.
Jan 07, 202106:16
Hark! A Christmas episode
I love the third verse of Hark the Herald Angels Sing. Check out this Christmas podcast for a great reminder of the best gift of all.
Dec 17, 202005:02
Happily a Fool
1 Corinthians chapter 1 has a lot to say about foolishness. Listen in as I unpack what God's word says about this topic!
Nov 05, 202007:01
A strange title, right? In today's episode I talk about the amazing ripple effect of the Providence of God.
Oct 21, 202008:21
Into the Word
Listen in as I talk about why we need God's Word in our every day life!
Oct 08, 202005:41
Hope in the Glory of God
This episode examens the source of our true hope- and it's not just about Jesus loving us!!!
Sep 16, 202005:38
Be encouraged! God uses us in both our strengths and weaknesses! Tune in to find out more.
Sep 04, 202004:55
Pursuing Peace Part II
Listen in as I review 5 ways to pursue peace in Relationships.
Aug 27, 202005:29
Pursuing Peace Part 1
Peace is what we all crave in these crazy and uncertain times. Today I talk about how to seek peace and pursue peace through the Holy Spirit.
Aug 02, 202005:30
What am I still working on after 16 years of marriage??! Listen in to find out...and be challenged to serve your spouse in love.
Jun 25, 202005:52
Peace in Perfect Justice
Our nation is a mess of anger and anxiety right now. Listen in and be reminded of Who is the source of peace and perfect justice.
Jun 05, 202005:49
Exodus 3:14 reveals God as I AM. Join me for a few moments as I reflect on this beautiful name..
May 27, 202005:13
An Elijah Moment
Have you ever had moments of doubt or uncertainty even after God has shown up in big ways? Listen in to discover how we should respond to these moments...and how God responds to us.
May 12, 202006:58
A Good Work
God always finishes what He starts! Be encouraged by today's Word that God brings glory to His name by bringing to completion the works He has for us.
Apr 29, 202005:42
Happy Good Friday
Join me in reflecting on the source of our hope- the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Apr 10, 202005:01
John 12:43 is painfully convicting. In today's episode I reflect on this verse and challenge myself and others to ask the question, "Whose Glory am I seeking?"
Mar 24, 202005:06
The world seems increasingly scary and uncertain. Praise God that He is sovereign over all!
Mar 13, 202004:36
Raise a Hallelujah
Giving thanks in all circumstances is insanely hard. But this is what God tells us to do. In this episode I share how a recent trial lead to praises to God.
Mar 05, 202009:22
Salt and Light
As Christans we are called the salt and light of the world. Listen in to hear how Matthew 5:13-16 drives our purpose.
Feb 17, 202005:15
Open Wide Your Hearts Also
Putting yourself out there can feel scary...whether that's within relationships or with something we've created. Find out how the Apostle Paul addressed this with the Corinthians- and how it applies to us.
Feb 10, 202005:07
Our Deepest Well
Far too often we look to shallow Wells to satisfy our souls. In this episode I discuss the source of the living water we all need.
Jan 30, 202005:13
In 2019 I did something I never thought I would do...I wrote a book for women in recovery from substance abuse and/or unhealthy relationships. In this episode I share how and why this project came into existence.
Jan 23, 202005:00
Glory in Weakness
Have you ever struggled with feelings of doubt and insecurity? Or, ever wondered if God could really use you for His purpose? I have definitely been there, so today I'm sharing a word from Exodus that gives me hope and encouragement. As you'll hear, God can use even our weakest attribute for His glory.
Jan 22, 202004:48