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    Waiting

    “How much longer until it’s Christmas?” When my children were little, they asked this question repeatedly. Although we used a daily Advent calendar to count down the days to Christmas, they still found the waiting excruciating.

    We can easily recognize a child’s struggle with waiting, but we might underestimate the challenge it can involve for all of God’s people. Consider, for instance, those who received the message of the prophet Micah, who promised that out of Bethlehem would come a “ruler over Israel” (5:2) who would “stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord” (v. 4). The initial…

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    Green Shoots

    For nearly a century, two towering ash trees have shaded our house and stood like sentinels watching over it. Within the last decade, however, one of the ashes suffered a mortal wound, and in the intervening years the rot and carpenter ants did their business. The arborist told us there was no saving the tree and we took it down. Since we wanted to plant another seedling (a weeping willow) in its place, we had to grind the stump completely out of the ground. “You’ll have to get rid of that stump,” the arborist said, “or nothing else will grow…

    The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53, Part IV: The Mystery Revealed?

    Join Dr. Michael Rydelnik and other biblical scholars as they engage in a captivating discussion to unlock the mysteries of one of the most fascinating passages of Scripture. You’ll gain insights from the Jewish and Christian perspectives as you examine the interpretations and implications. Discover and explore the clues that help to reveal the mystery […]

    The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53, Part III: The Mystery of the Sacrifice

    Join Dr. Michael Rydelnik and other biblical scholars as they engage in a captivating discussion to unlock the mysteries of one of the most fascinating passages of Scripture. You’ll gain insights from the Jewish and Christian perspectives as you examine the interpretations and implications. Discover and explore the clues that help to reveal the mystery […]

    The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53, Part II: The Mystery of the Servant

    Join Dr. Michael Rydelnik and other biblical scholars as they engage in a captivating discussion to unlock the mysteries of one of the most fascinating passages of Scripture. You’ll gain insights from the Jewish and Christian perspectives as you examine the interpretations and implications. Discover and explore the clues that help to reveal the mystery […]

    The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53, Part I: The Mystery of Deliverance

    Join Dr. Michael Rydelnik and other biblical scholars as they engage in a captivating discussion to unlock the mysteries of one of the most fascinating passages of Scripture. You’ll gain insights from the Jewish and Christian perspectives as you examine the interpretations and implications. Discover and explore the clues that help to reveal the mystery […]

    The Unbreakable Promise: God’s Covenant With David, Part III

    We often think of David as the boy who defeated a giant, but his story includes many more victories as well as defeats. What was it about David that caused him to be chosen as the king of Israel? Through David’s story, we are reminded that people look on the outward appearance, but it is […]

    The Unbreakable Promise: God’s Covenant With Moses, Part II

    Approximately 3,500 years ago, God made a covenant with Moses and the people of Israel. But was simple obedience to the law the only thing that God truly desired? Or was there more to it? Join us as we learn about the laws given to the Israelites, and the underlying purposes beneath them. Through a […]

    The Unbreakable Promise: God’s Covenant With Abraham, Part I

    Abraham’s life was filled with amazing experiences and amazing promises from God Himself. Told that his descendants would be as numerous as the stars in the sky, Abraham was also surprised to learn that kings would come forth from him—including one King who would be a blessing to the entire world. We now know that […]

    The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part III

    The Jewish and Christian faiths share a rich common legacy in a chosen people, a land of promise, the God of Abraham, the Old Testament Scriptures, and holy days instituted by God. So how Jewish should the Christian faith be in look and practice today? Join us as we venture into the Jewish roots of […]

    The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part II

    From the days of Moses, the Hebrew people have found a common bond in the words: “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One!” Yet, suddenly, in the first century, thousands of Jewish people began worshiping a Man who claimed to be one with the Father in heaven. How could this radical […]

    The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part I

    Judaism and Christianity: Two spiritual points of view, seemingly worlds apart, yet sharing a common city, story, and Messianic hope. Discover the rich heritage of the Christian faith, which is grounded in the same Old Testament Scriptures as Judaism, and deepen your own understanding of the Scriptures. Join us as we venture into the Jewish […]

    The cross of Christ was always the plan

    Why do Christians focus on the cross? It might seem morbid to some, but as we’ll see today on Discover the Word, “The Wondrous Cross” is where God’s carefully laid plans came to fruition. We’ll discover as we look beyond the cross to what it accomplished, that the cross of Christ was always “Plan A.” Listen […]

    Behind the Easter Story: Easter, Part II

    Hosts Mart DeHaan and Jimmy DeYoung retrace the footsteps of Jesus from His triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to His victorious resurrection on Easter morning…