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    The Inevitable Penalty

    There is no heaven that has a little corner of hell in it. God is determined to make you pure, holy, and right, and He will not allow you to escape from the scrutiny of the Holy Spirit for even one moment. He urged you to come to judgment immediately when He convicted you, but you did not obey. Then the inevitable process began to work, bringing its inevitable penalty. Now you have been “thrown into prison, [and] . . . you will by no means get out of there till you have paid the last penny” (5:25-26).

    Is There A Right Way To Worship God?

    You don’t need to visit too many churches before you learn people worship in a lot of different ways! But beyond musical styles, is there a right way to worship God? Today on Discover the Word, the team, along with our guest Danny Carroll, examines a somber warning from the book of Amos about the […]

    The Timeless Wisdom Of God’s Word

    For many of us, the Old Testament is a little more mysterious and raises a few more questions than other parts of the Bible. But today, the Discover the Word team joins Dr. Danny Carroll once more for another discussion in the series titled, “Why the Old Testament?” You’ll see that there’s relevance in the […]

    Bringing Your Passions In Line With God’s Will

    When it comes to ambition, there are two extremes we can fall into. An unhealthy lust for power or an apathetic ambivalence. Well, today on Discover the Word, the team, along with our guest  Dr. Danny Carroll, looks at our God-given ambition to rule and discovers not only how that ambition got perverted, but how to […]

    Am I Carnally Minded?

    Where there are envy, strife, and divisions among you, are you not carnal…? —1 Corinthians 3:3

    The natural man, or unbeliever, knows nothing about carnality. The desires of the flesh warring against the Spirit, and the Spirit warring against the flesh, which began at rebirth, are what produce carnality and the awareness of it. But Paul said, “Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill…

    What’s The Difference Between Healthy And Unhealthy Fear

    When we’re faced with something scary, there are two natural reactions, fight or flight! And when Moses encountered a talking, burning bush,  he was plenty scared. He hid his face, but he didn’t run. Today on Discover the Word, the team shows us the difference between healthy and unhealthy fear. Be listening to their series […]

    Hiding From God

    Do you remember playing “hide and seek” as a kid? Well today on Discover the Word,  the team talks about the most lopsided game of “hide and seek” ever recorded! They’re opening to Genesis chapter 3 for a conversation about Adam and Eve hiding from God. Be part of the first conversation in their series […]

    Creation Awakes

    Finlandia, composed in 1899, possessed the original title Finland Awakes. Sibelius’ brilliant masterpiece was part of the cultural resistance of Finland’s aggressive neighbor to the east. The symphonic poem begins ominously as brass and percussion swell to a raucous din. But sixty seconds into the clamor, the music softens to an elegant, peaceful beauty—harbinger of a better future for the nation. Finland would indeed awaken.

    The Impartial Power of God

    By one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified —Hebrews 10:14

    We trample the blood of the Son of God underfoot if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for our sins. The only …

    Beauty Full Being

    Studies reveal that most people struggle with their self-image to a certain degree. So it stands to reason that how we see ourselves and how God sees us doesn’t always match up! Today on Discover the Word, we will be led in the discussion about what it means to be a “Beauty Full Being.” Listen today […]

    The Witness of the Spirit

    The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit… —Romans 8:16

    We are in danger of getting into a bargaining spirit with God when we come to Him— we want the witness of the Spirit before we have done what God tells us to do.

    Why doesn’t God reveal Himself to you? He cannot. It is not that He will not, but…

    The Nature of Reconciliation

    He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him —2 Corinthians 5:21

    Sin is a fundamental relationship— it is not wrong doing, but wrong being— it is deliberate and determined independence from God. The Christian faith bases …

    The Nature of Degeneration

    Just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned . . . —Romans 5:12

    The Bible does not say that God punished the human race for one man’s sin, but that the nature of sin, namely, my claim to …

    A Little Bit of Paradise

    Gazing out my open study window, I hear birds chirping and see and hear the wind gently blowing in the trees. Bales of hay dot my neighbor’s newly tilled field, and large, white cumulus clouds stand out in contrast to the brilliant blue sky.

    I’m enjoying a little bit of paradise—except for the almost incessant noise of the traffic that runs past our property and the slight ache in my back. I use the word paradise lightly because though our world was once completely good, it no longer is. When humanity sinned, we were expelled from the garden of Eden and…

    Hidden Costs

    A security agency set up an open Wi-Fi network in a public area in London. When people connected to the network, they were presented with the usual lengthy terms and conditions. But there was a hidden, devilish catch—a clause stating that users of the Wi-Fi were “giving permanent ownership of the user’s firstborn child” to the agency. Six people clicked right through the clause and accepted the terms.

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