Put on the mind of Christ. This is not a pithy saying by St. Paul. It's a real, actual, and doable way of life. Richaél Lucero describes how praying declarations make this happen. Listen as she draws on the inspired plant metaphors used by God to unpack their transformative power. Bonus: You'll also hear how this sets them apart from worldly affirmations/positive self talk.
Get your (spiritual) house in order before the Feast of Pentecost with Richaél Lucero. In this episode, she'll outline the link between the fasting we did during Lent and the Spiritual Gifts ie. the Gifts of the Spirit that take center stage during Pentecost. You'll also learn the danger of not cultivating the Spiritual Gifts after a good Lenten cleansing. (oh no.)
Remember: When it comes to your supernatural authority, the thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But you can fortify your life against him. Richaél Lucero suggests a few tried and true habits to keep the thief at bay so you can walk in your supernatural authority. All will keep the enemy from gaining a foothold and keep you close to the source of your authority, God.
You have something worth stealing. And it's not your gifting, talents, or virtues. There's something bigger, badder, and scarier to the enemy. And it's you—You, walking in the authority of your supernatural inheritance. Listen as Richaél Lucero unfolds what this means in the Christian life and how it leads to abundance.
Grab the Sword of the Spirit and start praying in the Spirit. It's the final episode of the series and time to finish suiting up for spiritual warfare. Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals what St. Paul meant by Word of God.* And how to use it for both defense and offense. You'll also learn how [...]
The Helmet of Salvation. Your fifth piece of armor in the spiritual battle. Its spiritual identity, another virtue. To find out which virtue, listen to Richaél Lucero. She learned the answer from St. Paul himself. Got instruction on its use from St. John Chrysostom. And practical advice from St. Cyprian of Carthage. You'll also hear some insights from two of your fellow listeners.
Get ready to put on two pieces of the armor of God today. The foot coverings of the gospel of peace and the shield of faith. Listen as Richaél Lucero explains the paradox behind the curious title of the gospel of peace. Because let's face it, it sounds odd in the context of training for battle. You'll also learn the striking reliance the shield of faith has on it, the belt of truth, and the breastplate of righteousness. This series combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare. Each episode goes over one of seven pieces of armor. This is armor piece number one.
Righteousness. It's common Christian jargon. But its meaning is often misunderstood. Combine it with a piece of armor—breastplate of righteousness—and it becomes more fuzzy. A fuzziness we can't afford in our spiritual warfare. Listen to Richaél Lucero for a clear explanation of the breastplate of righteousness. And its practical application in your daily battle. This series combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare. Each episode goes over one of seven pieces of armor. This is armor piece number one.
"Gird your loins with the belt of truth." It's the first instruction when putting on the armor of God. What's the belt of truth? How do you gird your loins with it? And what impact does this piece of armor have on your spiritual warfare? Richaél Lucero answers all of these questions. Plus where the belt of truth is most needed in your life. (It's probably not where you expected.) This series combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare. Each episode goes over one of seven pieces of armor. This is armor piece number one.
Are you a Child of God? If you are, you're called to fight in a war. A spiritual war. In this episode I tell you what the Church and bible say about it and how to be victorious. Especially using what St. Paul calls "the armor of God." And how exercising the four roles (priest, prophet, king. and bridegroom)* of a Child of God gives us power and authority in this fight. This is the first episode in a series that combines a bible study on the armor of God and spiritual warfare.
Did you know the Enemy regularly attacks our identity as Children of God. Richaél Lucero reveals how Satan attempts to manipulate our identity and provides listeners with a surefire strategy to proactively combat his tactics. Listen now.
“What mission did God create me for?” A common question asked by those who follow Christ. But how often do we ask, “how do I protect my mission?” Listen in as we tackle this equally important question and offer advice to ensure you find and carry out your God-given mission in life. Click the play [...]