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    “Fear of the Lord” . . . what does it mean?

    What does “fear of the Lord” mean? Does it mean we should cower and cringe . . . hoping that God won’t punish us for our mistakes? Today on Discover the Word, the team discusses a helpful way of thinking about what it means to “fear the Lord.” It’s kind of a surprising end to […]

    To know God and make Him known

    Fulfillment is found in many things, a challenging career, a happy family, or a fun hobby. But no matter what we occupy our time with, we need to remember our core mission, which is to know God and make Him known. Today on Discover the Word, the team discusses the joy that comes from helping […]

    God wants to rescue all men and women!

    How do you set your priorities? Today on Discover the Word, the team talks about why we should make it our priority to show the world God’s graciousness, His favor, and His love. It’s the same reason proclaimed in Psalm 67 . . . so that the world would know that God wants to rescue all […]

    His face shines upon us . . . and not just for our good

    “Us four and no more and close the door!” Ever heard that expression? It means, “Lord, bless our little group,  because that’s all I’m concerned about!” But that’s not how God operates. Today on Discover the Word, our team continues their discussion on Psalm 67, showing us that God causes His face to shine upon […]

    The right to become children of God

    What determines your life has value? Some might say it’s how much money you have, your job title, or perhaps your heritage. Jennifer and Joshua each learned it’s something completely different. Both thought it was up to them to make their mark in the world in order to prove their worth, but everything they tried left them feeling […]

    How Paul related to a pluralistic culture

    Our world is changing, and change is difficult. So what should our attitude be as we face all the changes in the culture around us? Join us as we start a new series in Acts 17, calling Christians to engage the world.

    Quitting my Job for Nepal

    I remember distinctly the speaker’s call that Sunday: give one year of your life to missions. It was during the “missions month” in my church.

    The Method of Missions

    Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations . . . —Matthew 28:19

    Jesus Christ did not say, “Go and save souls” (the salvation of souls is the supernatural work of God), but He said, “Go . . …

    What is a Missionary?

    Jesus said to them again, ’. . . As the Father has sent Me, I also send you’ —John 20:21

    A missionary is someone sent by Jesus Christ just as He was sent by God. The great controlling factor is not the needs of people, …

    The Key to the Missionary’s Message

    He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world. —1 John 2:2

    The key to the missionary’s message is the propitiation of Christ Jesus— His sacrifice for us that completely satisfied the wrath of God. Look at any other aspect of Christ’s work, whether it is healing, saving, or sanctifying, and you will see that there is nothing limitless about those. But—…

    The Key to the Missionary’s Work

    Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…” —Matthew 28:18-19

    The key to the missionary’s work is the authority of Jesus Christ, not the needs of the lost. We are inclined to look on our Lord as one who assists us in our endeavors for God. Yet our Lord places Himself as the absolute sovereign and supreme Lord over His…

    The Assigning of the Call

    I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church . . . —Colossians 1:24

    We take our own spiritual consecration and try to make it into a call of God, but when we get right with Him He brushes …

    The Awareness of the Call

    . . . for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel! —1 Corinthians 9:16

    We are inclined to forget the deeply spiritual and supernatural touch of God. If you are able to tell exactly where you were when you …

    The “Go” of Unconditional Identification

    Jesus . . . said to him, ’One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor . . . and come, take up the cross, and follow Me’ —Mark 10:21 

    The rich young ruler had the controlling passion to be perfect. When he saw Jesus Christ, he wanted to be like Him. Our Lord never …

    The “Go” of Renunciation

    . . . someone said to Him, ’Lord, I will follow You wherever You go’ —Luke 9:57 

    Our Lord’s attitude toward this man was one of severe discouragement, “for He knew what was in man” (John 2:25). We would have said, “I …