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    A surprisingly redemptive message

    Today on “Discover the Word,” we reveal yet another uncomfortable Bible story, one that involves child sacrifice. It’s a violent story, but one with a surprisingly redemptive message. Be part of the group as they continue to explore “The Miraculous Life of Elisha,” right here on “Discover the Word”!

    How do we know for sure that Christianity is the Truth?

    I recently attended a religious ceremony at a Siamese Buddhist temple as part of an official visit by my MP. Several Muslims and Christians were also at the ceremony, as they had been invited after having helped the temple to solve some issues.

    What do we actually deserve?

    Many people believe that because they do good things, they deserve good things to happen to them. But is that really true? Today on “Discover the Word,” we’ll look at the difference between what we truly deserve and what we actually receive.

    A biblical perspective on the unfairness of life

    When good people get cancer and when bad people get promotions, we may feel tempted to say, “God, what is going on?” Today we take a look at Psalm 73, which asks the question, “Why is life so unfair at times?” Discover the answer with us!

    A praise song about bitterness

    Typically, we think worship music should express our love, joy, or gratitude to God. That’s why the lyrics of Psalm 73 can be a bit shocking. Join us on “Discover the Word” today for an eye-opening conversation.

    Consider Jesus’ instruction not to throw holy and sacred things away

    If we had a nice, juicy filet mignon, we’d likely not put that expensive cut of meat into our dog’s food bowl! But are we giving away the priceless spiritual gifts we’ve received?

    Historical context for a puzzling reference Jesus made about pearls and pigs

    The Bible wasn’t written in the twenty-first century. So to truly understand certain passages of Scripture, we have to travel back to the culture and people it was originally written to!

    Finding faith for the unpredictability of life

    If there’s one thing we can be sure of, it’s that there are no guarantees in this life! So, how do we trust a reliable God in an unreliable world?

    What We Believe | Discovery Series

    As important as a foundation is to the strength and stability of a house, so also is the value of sound doctrine in the spiritual life of a believer. In this study, 10 basic doctrines of the Christian faith are examined to help you lay a strong foundation of truth in your heart.

    What If It’s True? Examining Four Important Spiritual Questions

    To an unbeliever, the claims of Christianity can sometimes sound too good to be true, especially when searching for answers to situations in life. In this booklet, author Bill Crowder examines questions many have concerning the validity of Jesus, the Bible,

    Why Would A Good God Allow Suffering?

    Everything in life happens for a reason, even though you may not always understand it. In this booklet, author Kurt De Haan helps you discover how to put suffering to work for you. Gain a better understanding of how the pain in your life can help you recognize attacks from the enemy, seek God in faith and hope, be

    Do Christians Believe In Three Gods?

    Find out what the Bible says about the relationship between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Join author Herb Vander Lugt as he takes a deeper look at Christians’ belief in a three-in-one

    Did Christ Really Rise From The Dead?

    No other single issue is more central to the Christian faith than the reality of Christ’s resurrection. In this study, Dave Branon explores historical and biblical evidence that will give you reasons to believe that Jesus rose from the dead. Discover the importance of your response to His resurrection and how it relates to your eternal destiny.

    Do you need some hope to cling to in the midst of a trial?

    Thursday, October 4, 2012, Part 3

    “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:9-10).

    IDEA: We pray that God’s will may be done on earth as it is in heaven because God’s will is not being done on earth now.

    PURPOSE: To help listeners pray the Lord’s Prayer with understanding.

    The important role that followers of God play in bringing good to the world

    Monday, October 1, 2012

    “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come” (Matthew 6:9).

    IDEA: To think of the implication of the kingdom of heaven in our lives, it might help to think of life without it.