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    Outside the Camp

    Friday was market day in the rural town in Ghana where I grew up. After all these years, I still recall one particular vendor. Her fingers and toes eroded by Hansen’s disease (leprosy), she would crouch on her mat and scoop her produce with a hollowed-out gourd. Some avoided her. My mother made it a point to buy from her regularly. I saw her only on market days. Then she would disappear outside the town.

    In the time of the ancient Israelites, diseases like leprosy meant living “outside the camp.” It was a forlorn existence. Israelite law said of such people,…

    “Great Expectations”

    Looking back, we can see evidence that points to Jesus as the long-anticipated Messiah. But at the time, He didn’t meet the Jewish people’s expectations. Today on Discover the Word, we consider why Jesus was, and in many ways still is, rejected as their Savior. Hear the conclusion of our series titled, “Great Expectations,” today on Discover the Word!

    The Son Of God

    In Jesus’s day, the people of Israel admired heroes such as Abraham, Moses, and David. Yet Jesus said He was greater than them all. Today on Discover the Word, the team will examine how Jesus outraged the Jewish leaders by claiming to be God Himself. We’re continuing our series called, “Great Expectations,” today on Discover the Word!

    The Awaited Messiah

    Your DNA can reveal a lot about you; your hair color, your skin color, even where your family is from. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss where Jesus came from and how the Pharisees struggled to understand His earthly and heavenly origins. Another fascinating discussion, today on Discover the Word!

    The Lord Of The Sabbath

    You would have expected the Jewish Messiah to fit right in with the religious leaders. The thing is, though, they rarely saw eye to eye.  Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss why Jesus’s behavior seemed so shocking to the established religious people of His day.  Pull a chair up to the table, today for Discover the […]

    The Danger Of Expectations

    For centuries, Israel had been conditioned to look for a certain kind of Messiah. Today on Discover the Word, we will explore what Israel expected in a Messiah . . . and what they got instead. Join us for the start of a new series called, “Great Expectations,” today on Discover the Word!

    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!