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The Amazing Names of the Messiah
The Virgin Birth And God’s Divine Plan
At first, the story of a young virgin having a baby by the Holy Spirit sounds, well . . . crazy. But today on Discover the Word, we will show how a prophetic Old Testament passage in Isaiah provides evidence of God’s divinely orchestrated plan to redeem the world through a baby, born to a […]
A Hopeful Solution
Every birth is a miracle. But when Mary claimed to be both pregnant and a virgin, her fiancé didn’t know what to believe. That’s not how having a baby works! Today on Discover the Word, we imagine the wild range of emotions Joseph must have felt until an angel came and offered a hopeful solution! […]
When Joseph discovered that his fiancée, Mary, was pregnant, ancient Jewish law dictated one very harsh option, have her publicly stoned to death. Today on Discover the Word, the team looks at how Joseph rejected that option and did what he knew was right in his heart. We’re continuing the series called, “Embracing Christmas,” today […]
Joseph’s Role In The Christmas Story
Any man would be angry and brokenhearted to learn that his fiancée was pregnant—and he’s not the father. And today on Discover the Word, we look at the role Joseph played in the Christmas story, and consider how Mary’s pregnancy put him in a painful spot. Join us today at Discover the Word!
Jesus’s Family Tree
For many, it’s tradition to read the Christmas story aloud on Christmas Day. But not many read the loooong genealogy that begins Matthew’s account. Today on Discover the Word, we take time to look at Jesus’s family tree, for a very important reason. They’re beginning a new series called, “Embracing Christmas” today on Discover the […]
The Supreme Climb
God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. If we are to climb to the height God reveals, it can never be done later— it must be done now. And the sacrifice must be worked through our will before…
The Supreme Climb
A person’s character determines how he interprets God’s will (see Psalm 18:25-26). Abraham interpreted God’s command to mean that he had to kill his son, and he could only leave this traditional belief behind through the pain of a tremendous ordeal. God could purify his faith in no other way. If we obey what God says according to our sincere belief, God will break us from those traditional beliefs that misrepresent Him. There are many such beliefs which must be removed-for example, that God removes a child because his mother loves him too much. That is the devil’s lie and a travesty on the true nature of God!
Abraham’s Life of Faith
He went out, not knowing where he was going. —Hebrews 11:8
In the Old Testament, a person’s relationship with God was seen by the degree of separation in that person’s life. This separation is exhibited in the life of Abraham by his separation from his country and his family. When we think of separation today, we do not mean to be…
Failure Is Not The End Of The Story
Today on Discover the Word, we conclude our study of the life of Solomon on a hopeful note. Although Solomon lost sight of God, his failure is not the end of the story. Consider the “true and better Solomon” the Bible and all history points to when you join the group today on Discover the Word!
True Wisdom That Goes Beyond Mere Knowledge
We have more access to knowledge than any other generation in history. Most any question we have, we can Google an answer to in seconds. But even with all that knowledge, wisdom still seems to be in short supply. Today on Discover the Word, the team will help us connect to the source of true […]
Scandal Involving The Wisest Man Who Ever Lived
It seems like every week there’s a new scandal involving a public figure. But today on Discover the Word, we’ll explore an ancient scandal involving, strangely enough, the wisest man who ever lived. Be part of the group on Discover the Word today for a discussion on “The Wisdom of Solomon”!
Living Wisely To The End
Do you remember who was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” in your high school class? If you’d gone to school in ancient Israel, King Solomon would certainly have been elected that in his senior year. But today on Discover the Word, the team discusses how someone with limitless potential fell flat on his face. Listen […]
Who Do You Seek Out For Wisdom?
When looking for wise advice, you might call a friend, parent, or mentor, or even write to Dear Abby. But none of those sources hold a candle to King Solomon! Today on Discover the Word, we continue the study of the wisest man in history! Be part of the group for “The Wisdom of Solomon” […]
What Comes First… Wisdom Or Knowledge?
Wisdom and knowledge are often related, but also seem to be two distinct things. Today on Discover the Word, the team continues to study the life of Solomon to help unravel the question, what comes first: wisdom or knowledge? Don’t miss this interesting discussion, today on Discover the Word!
The Wisdom Of Solomon
Today on Discover the Word, we learn from Solomon’s radical display of God-given wisdom—in one of the most dramatic custody hearings in history! Be sure to listen in as the group continues their series titled, The Wisdom of Solomon. That’s today on Discover the Word!