David Bast

Host
Groundwork

Dave Bast retired as the President and Broadcast Minister of Words of Hope in January 2017, after 23 years with the ministry. Prior to his ministry and work at Words of Hope, Dave served as a pastor for 18 years in congregations in the Reformed Church in America. He is the author of several devotional books. A graduate of Hope College and Western Theological Seminary, he has also studied at both the Fuller and Calvin seminaries. Dave and his wife, Betty Jo, have four children and four grandchildren. Dave enjoys reading, growing tomatoes, and avidly follows the Detroit Tigers.

Recent Episodes featuring David Bast:

Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 27 , 2017

Glory to God Alone

Scripture tells us to give God all the glory. Find out what that means and how we can practically do this in everyday life.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 20 , 2017

By Grace Alone

Find out where scripture teaches us it is only by God's grace that we have faith and receive salvation in and through Jesus Christ.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 13 , 2017

Through Christ Alone

Our salvation comes in and through Jesus Christ, the only mediator we have to reconcile us with God.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 6 , 2017

By Scripture Alone

Together, let's rediscover the scripture passages that lead us to believe with confidence that everything we need to know about salvation is contained within the Bible and clarify what this means for every believer.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationSeptember 29 , 2017

By Faith Alone

Discover why 500 years ago Reformers like Martin Luther decided it was necessary to clarify what the Bible teaches about faith and our salvation and see why it's still important to remember that we are saved "by faith alone."

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The Essence of ProverbsSeptember 22 , 2017

The Way of Wisdom

Learn to cultivate wisdom and live wisely by God's standards.

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The Essence of ProverbsSeptember 15 , 2017

The Way of Folly

Avoid the pitfalls of foolishness by studying how Proverbs characterizes a fool and the way of folly.

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The Parables of JesusSeptember 8 , 2017

The Good Samaritan

Discover what Jesus teaches us about Christlikeness, who God identifies as our neighbors, and how our own salvation challenges us to realign our attitude and perspective toward every person we encounter in our daily lives.

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The Parables of JesusSeptember 1 , 2017

The Ten Virgins

Are you ready for Christ's return? Study the parable of the Ten Virgins to find out what it means, according to Jesus, for a believer to always be ready as we wait for the end of the world.

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The Parables of JesusAugust 25 , 2017

The Wedding Banquet

In his parable of the Wedding Banquet, Jesus offers serious caution and warning to his followers. Discover what Jesus' wants us to know about God's judgement and what it means for those who are welcomed into the kingdom of God.

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The Parables of JesusAugust 18 , 2017

The Prodigal Son

One of Jesus' most famous parables, The Prodigal Son teaches us a powerful lesson about God's grace and reveals surprising truths about the intrinsic attitudes and behaviors of true children of God.

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The Parables of JesusAugust 11 , 2017

The Laborers in the Vineyard

Jesus uses our human penchant for fairness to convict our hearts and reveal the wonderful, sometimes disconcerting truth about God’s grace and salvation through the parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard.

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