The Beatitudes Podcasts

In this podcast series, Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn take a closer look at the Beatitudes, exploring their biblical roots and practical healing applications. Part 1 of a 9 part series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)

Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn explore the biblical roots and practical healing application of the beatitude "Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Part 2 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14) 

What is true comfort, and where does it come from? Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn explore the quality of sincere mourning, and the promise of true comfort—Christly comfort. Part 3 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)

Is meekness a weakness, or is it a quiet knowing and strength?  Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn explore how a deeper understanding of meekness brings fresh insights to this beatitude. Part 4 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)

Hungry?  Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn bring out the spiritual importance of Christ Jesus' promise, "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness." Part 5 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)

Being merciful can be challenging at times but Bible scholar Barry Huff and Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn talk about the blessings that come from the effort. Part 6 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14.)

Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn take a closer look at "pure in heart"—what it means to be pure, other Bible uses of the phrase, and the full promise of this beatitude. Part 7 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)

Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn discuss the spiritual basis for being a peacemaker. Part 8 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14.)

Persecution isn't fun, but in this podcast about the final Beatitude, Bible scholar Barry Huff and former Christian Science lecturer Susie (Rynerson) Jostyn discuss we can rejoice in the face of persecution.  Part 9 of 9 of the Beatitudes audio series. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-14)