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    A wasted inheritance

    “It’s not fair!” It’s not just whiny little kids who say that, because we all want justice. Today on Discover the Word, we will continue to discuss the parable of the prodigal son. We know about the runaway son who wasted his inheritance. But the older brother was wasting an inheritance too . . . his relationship with […]

    A father’s love for his son

    What does forgiveness look like to you? Next time on Discover the Word, the group will continue to look at the story of the prodigal son. It’s a parable retold in thousands of sermons, of a father’s love for his son and the forgiveness he extends. But is it just a story, one that we wish […]

    Context is king

    Context is king—that’s one of the guiding Bible study principles of the Discover the Word group. And today on Discover the Word, we will discuss the need to understand the story of the prodigal son in the times in which it was written and to whom it was written. Why the context holds the key to […]

    Mission Possible

    “Good morning listener, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to win the lost!” Today on Discover the Word, join us as they talk about “Mission Possible,”  a “seek and save” rescue mission driven by a Father’s heart for the lost. Join the group for a fresh spin on Jesus’s most familiar parable—the […]

    God invites us to wait with Him

    Waiting on God is never easy. And yet in the process of waiting on God we find an invitation to wait with God, drawing us closer to Him. Today on Discover the Word, the group, and author Adele Calhoun continue their series “Invitations from God,” by discussing how we can wait well. Would you say […]

    Jesus is Lord and Master of all

    Have you ever wondered if Peter, the fisherman, wondered why Jesus the carpenter, was telling him how to catch fish? Today on Discover the Word, we’ll discuss how God uses our doubts and fears to reveal who He really is. He’s not just a good teacher,  but Lord and Master of all! That’s today on Discover the […]

    What does having a heart for God look like?

    What does having a heart for God look like? Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss King David’s song of hopeful faith—Psalm 27. David starts out talking about his God, declaring his confidence in God’s deliverance. But in the end, he responds to his God. Explore why that’s an important distinction to make . . […]

    Waiting for the Lord’s deliverance

    Hope and faith—two pretty important words in the Christian’s vocabulary. And today on Discover the Word, we will look at Psalm 27 where we find King David in a time of crisis. In this song, David expresses both hope—that translates to courage, and faith—the act of waiting for the Lord’s deliverance. Psalm 27—a song of hopeful […]

    “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 […]

    During times of transition will you trust God?

    During times of transition we’re all enrolled in Trust School. The question is, will we barely pass, fail completely, or graduate with honors? Today on Discover the Word, our team, along with pastor and author Jeff Manion, concludes their series called “The Land Between.” When life is turned upside down, God wants to know, “Will […]

    “Whom the Lord loves He chastens”

    “Whom the Lord loves He chastens.” We read that in the Bible, but what does that mean exactly? Today on Discover the Word, our team, and Pastor Jeff Manion, discusses the uncomfortable topic of when God is a disciplinarian. Discover the relationship between rescue and discipline by being part of the study today on Discover the Word.

    God helps in unexpected ways

    What do Moses, Elijah, and Peter all have in common? When they were at their lowest, God helped them in some unexpected and very practical ways. Today on Discover the Word, our team and special guest Jeff Manion discuss some of their favorite Bible characters and the important lesson we can learn from them about […]