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The podcast ministry of Return to the Word features the Bible teaching ministry of Mark Fontecchio and our Ask a Bible Teacher program. Explore our most recent episodes below or listen to all of our episodes on our Podcast Player. Listen to our Live Stream here.

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The Church had scattered from Jerusalem. Stephen had been put to death. Saul was dragging off men and women to prison for their faith in the Messiah. It seemed like a dark time for the Church of ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Jesus had predicted that after His resurrection and ascension He would take His rightful place next to God the Father. After boldly witnessing for Christ before the Sanhedrin, Stephen was allowed to …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Is the Church the house of God? Could the Temple contain God? Where does He live? Where does God work? What does it mean to defile or desecrate the Church? Pastor Mark Fontecchio wrestles with these …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
There are defining moments in life that will change us forever. These times can inspire us or they can hurt us. Moses had one of these amazing experiences when he directly encountered God. Stephen ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Stephen stood before the Sanhedrin accused of speaking against the Laws of Moses and the Temple of God. All eyes were fixed upon him. His gripping response leaves us with a record of the work of God …
 
Stephen stood before the Sanhedrin accused of speaking against the Laws of Moses and the Temple of God. All eyes were fixed upon him. His gripping response leaves us with a record of the work of God …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The young church at Jerusalem was growing. Thousands of Hebrew people had come to faith in the Messiah, but with that growth came increased persecution. Luke tells about one man that was steadfast …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The young church at Thessalonica was suffering for their faith in Christ. These precious new believers stood faithful to the Lord during these difficult times. In the opening words of Paul’s letter …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Jesus Christ was victorious over death. One day every believer in Christ will receive a new glorified body like that of our Savior. At the Rapture of the Church our bodies will be changed. We can ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Why did God command Hosea to marry an adulterous wife? It might seem hard to believe that God told Hosea to marry such a woman. Yet, that is exactly what Hosea teaches us. Why? What was the purpose …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The resurrection of Jesus Christ is what sets the Christian faith apart from all the other religions of the world. Christ rose from the grave because He is the God of the living, not the dead. The …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
A list of names of people long dead. That’s how many Christians look at Colossians 4, but we shouldn’t be looking at it this way. Instead, what we have is a living history of believers who have gone …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Christians often struggle attempting to discern the will of God for their lives, but the confusion doesn’t need to continue. God has described His perfect will for believers in His Word. He is ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The believer’s union with Christ changes everything. But what happens when Christians fail to live out the truth of their identity? Our responsibility is to seek those things from above. When the ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
In a stunning turn of events, the Apostle Paul told the Christians at Ephesus that the Church is the Bride of Christ. But what exactly does this mean for the future of the Church? And how does this …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
It is a subject that has mystified Bible students for hundreds of years. Who was the human author used by God to write the book of Hebrews? Some have suggested Peter. Others believe it was Paul. ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Throughout the history of mankind there have been many different attempts to completely destroy and eradicate the Bible from the face of this earth. The Word of God continues to stand. Find out why …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The greatest servants of God struggled at times with their words. The tongue is full of poison and constantly wants to break out with words that destroy. Does this mean that the tongue cannot be ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Our words have the ability to build up our brothers and sisters in Christ and to glorify the Lord. They also have the terrifying ability to bring horrible destruction to the Body of Christ and to ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Martin Luther referred to James as a straw epistle. Many others have struggled to find the relationship between faith and works within this letter from James. The confusion that surrounds the book …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Is there anything a person can do, or is there a sin they can commit, to irrevocably and irreparably condemn them to Hell - such as blasphemy, taking the mark, worshipping the enemy, or selling ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
The blot of racial bias stains the pages of church history. Prejudice is common. Partiality comes when we least expect it. Partiality even shows up when we show deference towards the wealthy or ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
James had reminded the brethren that even in the Christian life there are trials and temptations. But something else had arisen in the ranks of the faithful. Self-deception and hypocrisy had taken ...
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Jesus had healed the sick and fed the masses. But now a storm had taken the disciples into despair. The One who had provided for the people had now sent them out into the stormy waters. There seemed …
Fontecchio, Mark
 
Does 1 John 1:9 lead us as believers to be in a constant state of confession? If we fail to confess our sins, how does this interact with our future rewards in Heaven? Can our failure to confess our …
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