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Wisdom for the Heart is a daily, 30-minute broadcast from the Bible Teaching ministry of Stephen Davey. 

Heaven Rules, Part 2

Daniel 4

11/28/2022 Stephen Davey

God has many ways of humbling people, but the way He humbles an arrogant, narcissistic King named Nebuchadnezzar is perhaps the most unforgettable... read more

Heaven Rules, Part 1

Daniel 4

11/25/2022 Stephen Davey

God has many ways of humbling people, but the way He humbles an arrogant, narcissistic King named Nebuchadnezzar is perhaps the most unforgettable... read more

"But, If Not...", Part 2

Daniel 3

11/24/2022 Stephen Davey

Millions of church-goers today think that following God will lead to greater health, wealth, and prosperity. But what happens when it leads to a... read more

"But, If Not...", Part 1

Daniel 3

11/23/2022 Stephen Davey

Millions of church-goers today think that following God will lead to greater health, wealth, and prosperity. But what happens when it leads to a... read more

Resolved, Part 2

Daniel 1:1-21

11/22/2022 Stephen Davey

The city was burning behind him. His God seemed to have been defeated. His hands were put in bonds. Yet, Daniel’s youthful resolve to remain... read more

Resolved, Part 1

Daniel 1:1-21

11/21/2022 Stephen Davey

The city was burning behind him. His God seemed to have been defeated. His hands were put in bonds. Yet, Daniel’s youthful resolve to remain... read more

Avoiding Counterfeit Violins, Part 2

1 John 2:26-27

11/18/2022 Stephen Davey

There are a lot of charlatans in the Church today who fool God’s people by introducing something novel about Scripture or by claiming you need... read more

Avoiding Counterfeit Violins, Part 1

1 John 2:26-27

11/17/2022 Stephen Davey

There are a lot of charlatans in the Church today who fool God’s people by introducing something novel about Scripture or by claiming you need... read more

Antichrists in the Assembly, Part 2

1 John 2:18-25

11/16/2022 Stephen Davey

The Apostle John tells us in chapter 2 of his first letter exactly how we can identify false teachers in the Church, and it has nothing to do with... read more

Antichrists in the Assembly, Part 1

1 John 2:18-25

11/15/2022 Stephen Davey

The Apostle John tells us in chapter 2 of his first letter exactly how we can identify false teachers in the Church, and it has nothing to do with... read more

Dancing on Titanic

1 John 2:15-17

11/14/2022 Stephen Davey

In a matter of seconds, the lights and sounds from the best ship money could buy were replaced by the dark, icy waters of the Northern Atlantic. The... read more

A Pit Stop Called Encouragement

1 John 2:12-14

11/11/2022 Stephen Davey

While the book of First John is one of the most convicting in all of Scripture, it is also one of the most uplifting. So join Stephen once again in... read more

Love is NOT blind, Part 2

1 John 2:7-11

11/10/2022 Stephen Davey

Love has become so diluted in our culture that we barely even know what it means anymore… much less what it looks like. And that’s a big problem... read more

Love is NOT blind, Part 1

1 John 2:7-11

11/09/2022 Stephen Davey

Love has become so diluted in our culture that we barely even know what it means anymore… much less what it looks like. And that’s a big problem... read more

Assurance

1 John 2:3-6

11/08/2022 Stephen Davey

How can we have assurance of salvation? As we battle against our fickle emotions and ever-changing minds, how can we be certain that we are God’s... read more

Speaking for the Defense

1 John 2:1-2

11/07/2022 Stephen Davey

Will God ever regret saving you? Will He ever become so fed up with your constant failure to live a holy life that He’ll eventually cast you off?... read more

Answering Life's Ifs, Part 2

1 John 1:5-10

11/04/2022 Stephen Davey

Darkness isn’t the opposite of light; it’s the absence of light. And the Apostle John warns us that those who walk in darkness are proving their... read more

Answering Life's Ifs, Part 1

1 John 1:5-10

11/03/2022 Stephen Davey

Darkness isn’t the opposite of light; it’s the absence of light. And the Apostle John warns us that those who walk in darkness are proving their... read more

Eyewitness, Part2

1 John 1:1-4

11/02/2022 Stephen Davey

If our entire belief system rests on the foundation of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is there any resounding proof of His resurrection?... read more

Eyewitness, Part1

1 John 1:1-4

11/01/2022 Stephen Davey

If our entire belief system rests on the foundation of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is there any resounding proof of His resurrection?... read more

A Christian's Reality Check

1 Peter 4:4-6

10/31/2022 Stephen Davey

Be ready. Your pursuit of righteousness may lead some people to admire you, but it will lead many to hate you. The wider your light grows, the more... read more

This Is War

1 Peter 4:1-3

10/28/2022 Stephen Davey

To walk in spirit is to wage 24/7 war with the flesh. Victory for one means defeat for the other. ... read more

It Happened One Weekend

1 Peter 3:18-22

10/27/2022 Stephen Davey

If you take one thing from this controversial, confusing section of Peter’s first letter, make sure it is this: ... read more

How to Handle an Atheist

1 Peter 3:13-17

10/26/2022 Stephen Davey

Greater than any philosophical or scientific argument is the aroma of Christ in the life of a believer. Love of neighbor. Joy in suffering. Kindness... read more

Living the Good Life

1 Peter 3:10-12

10/25/2022 Stephen Davey

Jesus promised gifts like abundant life, peace that passes understanding, and rest for weary hearts, but He never said these would come easy. The... read more

Uncommon & Unexpected

1Peter 3:8-9

10/24/2022 Stephen Davey

The Christian life is not just the forgiven life; it is the forgiving life. If we are not progressing in compassion, we are only going through... read more

Paul on Mount Everest

Romans 11:33-36

10/21/2022 Stephen Davey

“O the depths of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out!” This is... read more

Exit Strategy

Romans 11:25-32

10/20/2022 Stephen Davey

At one point in time, the loudest voices proclaiming the world is coming to an end were ragged, half-crazed street preachers who wore billboards over... read more

Gentiles in the Tree

Romans 11:16-25

10/19/2022 Stephen Davey

When you see the title, “Gentiles in the Tree,” you immediately think of Zacchaeus, don’t you? But, believe it or not, this sermon isn’t... read more

Green With Envy

Romans 11:11-15

10/18/2022 Stephen Davey

Throughout the ages Christianity has inspired many ill feelings in its adversaries, such as hatred, persecution, anger, and contempt. But this seems... read more

You Can't Get to Heaven in a Wooden Crate

Romans 11:7-10

10/17/2022 Stephen Davey

Grace seems too good to be true, doesn’t it? It’s free, it’s eternal, it’s divinely given. Yet these qualities which make it so desirable to... read more

Castaway Nation?

Romans 11:1-6

10/14/2022 Stephen Davey

Is God finished with the Jewish people? Has He forgotten about the promises He made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob? The Apostle Paul gives us the... read more

The Wounds of God

Romans 10:21

10/13/2022 Stephen Davey

In Romans 10:21 the Apostle Paul invites us to forsake the binding chains of religion and embrace the liberating arms of a relationship. read more

Now Performing: The Original Gospel Choir

Romans 10:15-20

10/12/2022 Stephen Davey

Both Israel and the Church claim to be the chosen people of God, so who is right? The Apostle Paul gives us the incredible answer. read more

This Little Light of Mine

Romans 10:15-17

10/11/2022 Stephen Davey

In Romans 10:15 the Apostle Paul asks the rhetorical question, “How will people hear the Gospel unless we tell them?” They won’t. So let’s... read more

Rescuing the Perishing

Romans 10:14-15

10/10/2022 Stephen Davey

There’s room in Heaven for a lot more people so why aren’t we going out and inviting them? read more

The Consumer is NOT King

Romans 10:11-13

10/07/2022 Stephen Davey

Who is really pulling the strings of world history? The Illuminati? The United Nations? The Devil? Not even close. read more

The Real Apostles' Creed

Romans 10:9-11

10/06/2022 Stephen Davey

The Gospel is so complex that it will take all of eternity for us to grasp the enormity of it, but it is also so simple that even a child can... read more

Buying Heaven with Make-Believe Money

Romans 10:4-8

10/05/2022 Stephen Davey

If we can somehow earn our way to heaven then what was the point of Christ being slaughtered on the cross? read more

Full Speed ... in the Wrong Direction

Romans 10:2-3

10/04/2022 Stephen Davey

The Apostle Paul makes is clear that we are all running toward eternity. The question is… are you running in the right direction? read more

Leaving a Suitcase in Israel

Romans 10:1

10/03/2022 Stephen Davey

The Apostle Paul invested himself in every city and every church and every person he came across because he realized that people are eternal. Will... read more

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About Wisdom for the Heart

Wisdom for the Heart is a daily radio broadcast / podcast based on the preaching ministry of Stephen Davey. Stephen pastors The Shepherd's Church in Cary, North Carolina. The broadcast is heard each weekday across the United States. Our messages are also being translated into seven additional languages for distribution around the world. 

We have edited these messages to fit a radio time slot. The complete, unedited version of all Stephen's teaching is available by clicking the "Full Length Sermons" link at the top of this page. 

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