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    Worship in the Waiting

    It’s not uncommon for people, whether believers in Jesus or not, to wrestle with God as to why He allows certain things. When it comes to believers, it can shake our faith to see prayers seemingly go unanswered. But the questions we face aren’t new or unique to this age.

    How Do We Prepare For Spiritual Catastrophes?

    Whether it’s an earthquake, a tornado, or a hurricane, or a fire, it’s a good idea to have a disaster plan in place. But how do we get ready for spiritual catastrophes? Today on Discover the Word, we’ll study the book of Acts to learn how to prepare for adversity. We’re learning about “Navigating Life’s Shipwrecks” today on Discover the […]

    Planning For The Unexpected While Yielding To God

    When our plans go off course is it always up to us to get things back on track? How do we know when we should move over and let God take the wheel? Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about the balance between planning for the unexpected while still yielding to God. A lesson from […]

    Do Life’s Detours Have A Greater Purpose?

    It’s discouraging when our best-laid plans fall apart. But could the frustrating interruptions in our lives actually be God’s design for accomplishing His greater purpose? Today on Discover the Word, we will explore how an unexpected detour was part of God’s good plan for the apostle Paul. A challenging discussion, today on Discover the Word!

    “Navigating Life’s Shipwrecks”

    All of history is really God’s story. And each of us has a role to play in this epic tale! Today on Discover the Word, the team will explore a scene from the book of Acts, revealing that each character had a part in God’s grand plan. Join the team for a stimulating conversation, today on Discover the Word! […]

    When Life Interrupts

    If we’re following Jesus, we can be confident we’ll arrive exactly where we need to be. But how can we be sure of the way, especially when the journey gets rather stormy? Today on Discover the Word, we turn to the book of Acts and a story of detours and interruptions. It’s the start of a two […]

    Help from Heaven

    SOS, the Morse code signal, was created in 1905 because sailors needed a way to indicate extreme distress. The signal gained notoriety in 1910 when used by the sinking ship Steamship Kentucky, saving all 46 people aboard.

    While SOS may be a more recent invention, the urgent cry for help is as old as humanity. We hear it often in the Old Testament story of Joshua, who faced opposition from fellow Israelites (Joshua 9:18) and challenging terrain (3:15–17) for more than fourteen years as the Israelites slowly conquered and settled the land God had promised them. During this struggle “the Lord was…

    Learning About His Ways

    He comes where He commands us to leave. If you stayed home when God told you to go because you were so concerned about your own people there, then you actually robbed them of the teaching of Jesus Christ Himself. When you obeyed and left all the consequences to God, the Lord went into your city to teach, but as long as you were disobedient, you blocked His way.

    Discover The God Who Is The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever

    Everyone seems to be keeping their eye out for “The Next Big Thing.” But the “Next Big Thing” today is old news tomorrow. So today on Discover the Word, the team will direct our focus to the really BIG thing that has already happened! Discover the God who is the same yesterday, today, and forever when […]

    Breaking Free From The Stresses Of This World

    What do you want to be when you grow up? Where do you see yourself in five years? The pressure to figure out life never seems to end! But today on Discover the Word, we’ll discuss how we can break free from the stress of planning everything out. Find the freedom to plan, but also trust God for tomorrow […]

    The Dangers Of Following The Patterns Of This World

    In today’s world of social media and high-profile celebrities, it seems like everyone wants to be famous! But this obsession with “making a name for yourself” is nothing new. Today, the Discover the Word team discusses the allure of fame and the danger of following the “Patterns of the World.” Don’t miss the conversation today on Discover the Word!

    Rhythm Of This World vs. The Rhythm Of God

    The rhythm of the music determines the steps of the dance. But as we’ll see today on Discover the Word, there’s a rhythm to life, as well. The team will get together to discuss the difference between the rhythm of the world and the rhythm of God. Learn how to discern between the two, when you tune in today […]

    Falling Into The Patterns Of This World

    Have you ever found your foot tapping to a song without even realizing it? Some songs have simply infectious rhythms! But today on Discover the Word, we will discuss the danger and ease of falling into the patterns and rhythms of the world. Get your heart in tune with God’s when you listen today to Discover the Word!

    Dependent on God’s Presence

    Those who wait on the Lord…shall walk and not faint. —Isaiah 40:31

    There is no thrill for us in walking, yet it is the test for all of our steady and enduring qualities. To “walk and not faint” is the highest stretch possible as a measure of strength. The word walk is used in the Bible to express the character of a person—…

    Advice from My Father

    After being laid off from an editorial job, I prayed, asking for God to help me find a new one. But when weeks went by and nothing came of my attempts at networking and filling out applications, I began to pout. “Don’t You know how important it is that I have a job?” I asked God, my arms folded in protest at my seemingly unanswered prayer.

    When I talked to my father, who had often reminded me about believing God’s promises, about my job situation, he said, “I want you to get to the point where you trust what God says.”

    My…

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