Pete Briscoe's Best

Pastor Pete Briscoe is a world-renown Bible teacher. He leads Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in Carrollton, Texas. Telling the Truth features Pete and his parents Pastors Stuart and Jill Briscoe. Pete's compelling Bible exposition is always solid theology with engaging application.

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  • Cohabitation: What Does God Say?

    Fifty-four percent of American couples are choosing to live together rather than to be married. We must ask ourselves:  Which “benefits” of cohabitating are you most tempted to believe? How are those “benefits” really a cheap imitation of the real thing? What are some real benefits of being single? Of ...more
  • Perspective is Everything

    Our self-image must come from who we are in Christ. We are blessed, blameless, chosen, adopted, forgiven and redeemed by the work of Jesus on the cross. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Your Inside Voice: How You Know God is Speaking

    Hearing God's voice is essential to your walk with God. There are several basic questions you must ask yourself. Have you trusted Christ? Do you have the Holy Spirit? Have you surrendered yourself to Christ in this matter? Do you see God's mission as primary, not secondary. Is there anything biblical that would disallow it? Will this help you grow? ...more
  • You Are God's Masterpiece

    Paul teaches that we are God's poema-His "masterpiece" designed to reflect His character on the earth. Grace is God's means for our transformation. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. YouTube link featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Christ: A New and Living Way

    Jesus, our High Priest, made the way into God's presence. Priests had compassion for you, they are able to deal gently with you because they understand the temptation and consequences of sin. Jesus bore all of your sins on the cross. You can come to Him for complete forgiveness. He poured out His blood before the Father as atonement. Preached at ...more
  • Glue: Sticking Together When You're Pulled Apart

    God made both men and women in His image with equal worth and value. He also made them distinctive-equally different, and gave them the responsibility of ruling over creation. Gender differences are a Divine Gift to enhance our lives. The unique differences between a husband and wife can either push them apart or draw them together in their ...more
  • Once Upon a Kingdom: The Unmerciful Servant

    The unmerciful servant was forgiven a huge debt, and, in return, showed no mercy for the small debt he was owed. Unforgiveness is holding onto a hurt or injustice. It will torture us. God has forgiven us a great debt and He will empower us to forgive others in the same way. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at ...more
  • In Christ, I Am a Piece of Art

    God wrote two New Testament poems: one in Romans, "the creation is His masterpiece;" one in Ephesians, "WE are His masterpiece." We are uniquely formed and unconditionally loved by God. We do not need to pretend, but to accept ourselves as made uniquely by our Creator. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at ...more
  • Identity Redefined

    I live who I believe I am. Our identity causes our tendencies which lead to our actions that have consequences that shape our reality. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Enemies: What Would Jesus Do?

    Bless. Pray. Don't retaliate. Give without expecting in return. Love unconditionally. That's what Jesus would do. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • There's Oil in Your Coffee

    Galatians is different than other letters written by Paul. In every other epistle, he finds something for which to praise the young churches before giving them advice. However, he's so angry with the Galatians that he skips that section all together. Why? In a single word - legalism. It had infected their churches, and even today, it minimizes ...more
  • Debt's Dirty Little Secret: 4 Things Your Credit Card Company Won't Tell You

    Is debt inevitable or is it often incurred to buy things we want rather than need? Three lies credit card companies tell us are as follows: debt is a tool and should be used to create prosperity. You should get a credit cared to build your credit rating. You are always going to have a car payment. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by ...more
  • Hell on Earth: Jesus and the Demoniac

    Do you ever become tempted to give up on God? The Gadarene demoniac was not beyond Jesus' help. Jairus' daughter was already dead, but Jesus' raised her. People matter. If you're helpless or hopeless, God is grieved. You are never too far gone for Jesus' touch! Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, ...more
  • Crossing the Divide: Unity

    Differences in personality and theology can divide us and weaken our ability to face the challenges before us as Christ-followers. Unity occurs in our common experience of an uncommon God. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Putting Feet to Your Faith: James

    Pete Briscoe teaches on the application of Scripture and what it means to be a "doer of the Word" instead of merely hearing it. When reading Scripture, Pete encourages us to ask ourselves "How does God want me to think differently, feel differently, and what does He want me to do differently," as a result. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. ...more
  • So What? How to Apply Scripture

    Pete Briscoe teaches on the application of Scripture and what it means to be a "doer of the Word" instead of merely hearing it. When reading Scripture, Pete encourages us to ask ourselves "How does God want me to think differently, feel differently, and what does He want me to do differently," as a result. Preached at Bent Tree Bible ...more
  • The Prayer We Never Stop Praying

    What should we continually pray? Should we just pray for the ordinary needs of our lives-safety, security and happiness? Paul encourages the Ephesian Christians to continually pray for a deeper walk with Christ. When we come to God in heart-felt prayer, He wants to manifest His glory in us in a new way. God will ALWAYS answer that prayer! Preached ...more
  • Let Your Life Match Your Faith

    Paul the apostle teaches that if we know who we are and believe who we are, then we must live who we are-walking worthy of Jesus Christ. We reflect His character by being humble, gentle, compassionate and patient. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by ...more
  • Filled with the Spirit

    In Ephesians 5, Paul encourages us to open our hearts to God the Holy Spirit so that we can be infused with the character and power of the Living Christ. We cannot hold onto our secret sins and selfish way, we must surrender to God's will. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill ...more
  • Spiritual Grownups

    As we mature, we take on the character of Jesus Christ and are different than worldly people. Spiritual adults draw others to Jesus.  Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Jesus, The Great Divide

    Paul teaches us that Jesus is the content of our message. Jesus is the messenger, and Jesus is the context in which we learn and hear.  Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Who Needs Church?

    With so many alternatives, why should we attend church, live in community and serve God? The church is God's means for growing up His children. God gives gifts to His people, and He gives people as His gifts to the church.  Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete ...more
  • The Sin Struggle

    If you trust you "sin struggle" is always going to win, Romans 6 has some great news for you! In this text, Paul reveals a great truth that points to victory and life. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • The Mountain Top

    How do we know something unknowable or measure something immeasurable? There is only one way to lose self and that is to love another and be lost in Him. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • The Meaning and End of History

    God's intent for the church is to provide grace gifts for His people. All ministry is done in His supernatural power. He takes the worst of the worst to transform us to be the best of the best. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • The Wall is Down

    Christ also destroyed a wall between us and God so that we may know him personally and intimately. Christ can bring peace and reconciliation in our personal relationships as well. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
  • Why Paul Was So Cool

    The apostle Paul is so precious to us because he was Christ-centered, a steward of God's grace, a messenger of the mystery, a champion of the church, and a recipient of service. Paul is a pattern for us as believers.  Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used ...more
  • Partners in Life

    Paul challenges us to live as good citizens of heaven while we are still on earth. We are to stand in one spirit with unflinching courage for the cause of Christ. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission.
  • Jesus, The Only Way

    Christ taught that He was one with God the Father, the only way to heaven, the Truth and the Life. Though man would insist that there are other ways to reach God, Jesus was perfectly clear that He was the only Savior. His resurrection from the dead validated that claim. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship. Used by permission. Featured at ...more
  • A New Humanity

    Paul gives us three pictures of the church in this passage. As members of the family of God we have the privileges of belonging, companionship, provision and protection. We also have the joy of making a unique contribution to the family. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Church. Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and ...more