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    Transitioning From The Tabernacle To The Temple

    After King David died, Solomon began constructing a magnificent temple for God. But was it really God’s desire to have an ornate temple in the first place? And if not, whose idea was it? Well, today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss the significance of transitioning from the Tabernacle to the Temple. We’re […]

    “The Glory Of God”

    The Bible tells us that God is good, holy, all-powerful, just, merciful, and so much more. Is it possible to fathom just how great He really is? Today on Discover the Word, the team explores the meaning of the phrase, “the glory of God.” Tune in today for Discover the Word!

    Discover A System Of Rules That Points To Jesus

    In the wilderness, God gave the ancient Israelites a complex system of rules and sacrifices to follow. So what was the point? Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss how the Old Testament’s system of sacrifices ultimately points to Jesus. We’ll save you a seat at the table today on Discover the Word!

    God’s Constant Presence

    God is always with us, even though we can’t see Him. And today on Discover the Word, we will show how the Tabernacle in the wilderness reminded the Israelites of God’s constant presence. What can remind us of God’s presence with us? We’re continuing our series titled, “God with Us,” today on Discover the Word!

    “God With Us”

    In the Garden of Eden, God walked with Adam and Eve. And ever since then, He’s been finding new ways to dwell with His creation. Today on Discover the Word, we’ll take a big-picture look at Scripture and God’s overall plan to dwell with us from Genesis to Revelation. Listen today to Discover the Word!

    When The Journey Is Longer Than Expected, God Is Still There!

    After God led the Israelites out of Egypt, they embarked on a journey to the Promised Land—a trip that would take much longer than they expected! Today on Discover the Word, we’ll consider the challenges of Israel’s nomadic lifestyle in the wilderness, and how God was with them every step of the way. Tune in […]

    God Is The Source Of Our Talents And Resources

    Whether you’re a writer, singer, painter, builder, or any other type of skilled craftsman, it’s important to remember that God is the one who gave you those abilities. And today on Discover the Word, the team will examine how the ancient Israelites used their talents and resources to construct a place for God to dwell […]

    God Is With Us In Our Wandering

    In the wilderness, the Israelites had limited access to basic things like food and water. But God never failed to provide for them. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss how God showed He was with the Israelites as they wandered in the desert—and how He’s with you in your wilderness. Be part […]

    God Uses Times of Wandering To Draw Us Closer

    From the Israelites to Elijah, to Jesus Himself, people in Scripture often found themselves wandering in the wilderness. And the experience would leave them forever changed. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss how God uses times of wandering to bring us closer to Him. Join us today for Discover the Word!

    God Dwelling Among Us

    From walking with Adam in the Garden of Eden, to dwelling in the Tabernacle in the wilderness with the Israelites, to coming to earth in the form of a man, God has always expressed a desire to dwell with His people. Today on Discover the Word, the team begins a brand-new series titled, “God with […]

    How the chosen people of Israel impact our world and faith

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Part 2

    “You are a holy people to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for himself, a special treasure above all the peoples on the face of the earth. The Lord did not set his love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any other people, for you were the least of all peoples; but, because the Lord loves you, and because he would keep the oath which he swore to your fathers, the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you from the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Therefore know that the Lord your God, he is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant with those who love him and keep his commandments; and he repays those who hate him to their face, to destroy them. He will not be slack with him who hates him; he will repay him to his face. Therefore you shall keep the commandment, the statutes, and the judgments which I command you today, to observe them” (Deuteronomy 7:6-11).

    IDEA: God deals lovingly with His people as they show their love to God by their obedience.

    PURPOSE: To help listeners understand the extent and the limits of being God’s chosen people.

    An intriguing dialogue about the history of Israel when the prophet Hosea came on the scene

    Thursday, May 24, 2012, Part 2

    “When the Lord began to speak to Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea, ‘Go, take yourself a wife of harlotry and children of harlotry, for the land has committed great harlotry by departing from the Lord.’ So he went and took Gomer, the daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son” (Hosea 1:2-3).

    IDEA: God commands the prophet to marry a promiscuous woman. People in our culture are not upset by her sexual looseness, but that God commanded it.

    PURPOSE: To help listeners grapple with the fact that God seems to commend what we think He should condemn.