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    The Practical Implications Of God-Breathed Scripture

    One of the most well-known verses in Scripture is Second Timothy 3:16, the one that starts with, “All scripture is inspired by God” (it is God-breathed). Many Christians know this verse by heart. But do you know what it means for your heart? Today on Discover the Word, the team explores the practical implications of […]

    Discover How To Read The Books Of The Bible

    The Bible contains 66 books written by more than 35 different authors. And while every book is inspired by God, they shouldn’t all be read the same way. Today on Discover the Word, the team encourages us to consider the context and the genre—the type of literature it is—when applying Scripture to our lives. Pull […]

    Discover The Dangers Of Misusing God’s Word

    The Bible is a powerful tool but it can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Today on Discover the Word, the team turns to Second Timothy 3:16, and discusses the dangers of misusing God’s Word. What did Paul mean when he said “all Scripture is useful”?  Tune in today for Discover the Word!

    What Makes The Bible Stand Apart From Other Books?

    The Bible is unlike any other book ever written. But what exactly makes it stand apart? Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss what the apostle Paul meant when he said that “All Scripture is God-breathed.” Join us for a fascinating conversation about Second Timothy 3:16 and “All Scripture” today on Discover the […]

    “All Scripture Is God-Breathed And Useful . . .”

    Second Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness.” What did that verse mean to Paul when he wrote it and what does it mean for us today? Today on Discover the Word, we explore this familiar but often misunderstood verse. Join us today for […]

    He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation

    Evangelical Christians affirm the Scriptures as God’s inerrant word, but we still disagree sometimes over the meaning of particular verses or passages, and these differences can influence our Christian doctrine and practice. One reason for these disagreements is that there are many different approaches to interpreting the Bible. But how do we know which approach to interpretation is the most responsible? This course will help answer that question. It is based on the lecture series, He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation, produced by Third Millennium Ministries and hosted by Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr. with contributions from a variety…

    Scriptures that beg the question, “Why did we need to know that?”

    Sometimes, you come across a section of the Bible that makes you do a double-take. Why did we need to know that? Today on Discover the Word, we’ll have a conversation on one such passage. It’s a disturbing part of “The Miraculous Life of Elisha.” Don’t miss it today on Discover the Word!

    God knows your future

    Today on Discover the Word the group focuses on a keen insight into the obvious that we find throughout the Bible—God knows the future, and we don’t. Another example of that as we look at the “Miraculous Life of Elisha” once again today. You’ll be encouraged . . . right here  on Discover the Word!

    Is God your “number one”?

    Following God isn’t always easy, but one thing we can be pretty sure of is that when we’re “looking out for number one,” and that number one is me, we’re headed down a wrong path. Today on Discover the Word, the group digs into “The Miraculous Life of Elisha” to find out who “number one” always […]

    Concluding a week long study on “Mysterious Bible Texts”

    It’s a question about the Bible that people have asked through the centuries. Who exactly were the sons of God who married the daughters of men back in the Old Testament? Were they angels, demons or demon-possessed men? There are a number of possible explanations. Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about all […]

    Context can help us understand mysterious texts

    “What’s going on here?” How many times have you asked that while reading your Bible? Well, as we reveal today on Discover the Word it’s so often all about the context! Context can help us understand mysterious texts, like in Jude 9 where it talks about Michael the archangel disputing with the devil about the body […]

    Humbly accepting the “tension of mystery”

    Being finite beings, we’re limited in how much we can understand. And that’s why some Bible passages really challenge us. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss 1 Peter 3:18–20 where Peter talks about Christ’s spirit “preaching to the spirits in prison.” It’s another one of those strange texts that remind us that sometimes […]

    Grasping the “good gifts” Christ died to give us

    This week on Discover the Word, join a series of conversations that examine some mysterious texts in the Bible. Today, we will discuss Ephesians 4:8–10, where the apostle Paul quotes Psalm 68 with all its strange talk about “ascending” and “descending” and conquering kings who either take or give gifts. It sounds almost like a […]

    Do you worship the written Word or the Living Word?

    Do you worship the written Word or the Living Word? Today on Discover the Word, we reveal  how easy it is to so revere the Bible that we relegate its Author, and who the book is actually about, to the back seat. Join the discussion today on Discover the Word!

    Going back to the basics

    Have you ever been part of a “sword drill,” racing to find Bible references? Well, today on Discover the Word, the group talks about Ephesians 6:17, where the apostle Paul talks about the Word of God being a sword. So in this reference, is the “sword” referring to the Bible? We’re going back to Bible […]