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    The Habit of Rising to the Occasion

    Remember that you have been saved so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in your body (see 2 Corinthians 4:10). Direct the total energy of your powers so that you may achieve everything your election as a child of God provides; rise every time to whatever occasion may come your way.

    You did not do anything to achieve your salvation, but you must do something to exhibit it. You must “work out your own salvation” which God has worked in you already (Philippians 2:12).

    God at Work

    “How have you seen God at work lately?” I asked some friends. One replied, “I see him at work as I read the Scriptures each morning; I see him at work as he helps me face each new day; I see him at work when I know that he has been with me every step of the way—I realize how he has helped me to face challenges while giving me joy.” I love his answer because it reflects how through God’s Word and the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit, God stays near to, and works in, those who love…

    On-the-Job Training

    When my son’s teacher asked me to serve as a chaperone for their science camp, I hesitated. How could I be a role model when mistakes littered my past, when I still struggled, stumbled, and slipped into old bad habits? God helped me love and raise my son, but I often doubted He could use me to serve others.

    Sometimes I still fail to recognize that God—the only perfect One, the only One who can change hearts and lives—transforms us over time. Then the Holy Spirit reminds me how Paul encouraged Timothy to embrace his on-the-job training, persevere in faith, and…

    Spiritual Warfare And The Armor Of God

    In a modern world dominated by visible, natural science, is it reasonable to believe in the unseen, spiritual realm? Today on Discover the Word, the team and New Testament scholar Con Campbell conclude their two-week series in the book of Ephesians with a conversation about spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Be listening today on Discover […]

    Wisdom For The Issues Of Today

    What does a letter written to first-century Christians have to do with our lives today? A surprising amount! Today on Discover the Word, we’ll see how the early church dealt with many of the same issues we still face today. Explore the eternal wisdom found in the book of Ephesians when you tune in today […]


    The origins of crucifixion are unknown, but the Roman Empire was infamous for inflicting the debasing practice on society’s lowest. Yet today, the cross—the representative symbol of crucifixion—is often prominently displayed, cherished by believers in Jesus around the world.

    New Life Begins “In Christ” Alone

    Turn on the TV at any given moment and you’ll find commercials promising you new confidence, new friends, even a new life,  if only you buy their product! But today on Discover the Word, the team and New Testament scholar Con Campbell consider how new life begins “In Christ” alone. Be listening to Discover the Word today!

    The Church Needs Diversity To Succeed

    In baseball, pitchers are usually considered the most important player on the team. But are they? A team made up of only pitchers would lose every single game. And today on Discover the Word, we’ll see that like a sports team . . . the church needs diversity to succeed. Tune in to discover the […]

    How To Live The Way God Intended

    Every new car comes with a manual. A set of guidelines for how the car is meant to be used and cared for. And today on Discover the Word, Con Campbell joins the team for the second week of discussions about how we learn how to live the way God intended. It’s a look at […]

    Understanding God’s Grace

    Today on Discover the Word, the team and New Testament scholar Con Campbell wrap up their first week of a series in the book of Ephesians. They’ll be studying what it means to be alive “In Christ,” laying hold of a firm understanding of God’s grace that sets you free from sin and death. Be […]

    Jesus Is Bigger Than You Can Imagine

    When the Titanic was built, people couldn’t imagine how something that large could float! But today, ships are far larger and grander! And today on Discover the Word, you’ll see that Jesus is bigger than you could ever imagine. That means there’s always room for your faith to grow. So join the group at the […]

    How Do You Live A Life That Points To God’s Glory

    In a culture that cries, “It’s all about me!” how do you live a life that points to God’s glory, and not your own? Today on Discover the Word, the team and New Testament scholar Con Campbell explore how to truly live “to the praise of God’s glory,” as they continue their study in the […]

    “If You Had Known!”

    If you had known…in this your day, the things that make for your peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. —Luke 19:42

    Jesus entered Jerusalem triumphantly and the city was stirred to its very foundations, but a strange god was there– the pride of the Pharisees. It was a god that seemed religious and upright, but Jesus compared it to “whitewashed tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but inside are full of…

    Our Identity Rooted In Christ

    Who are you? An answer to that question might consist of your name, a family history, a description of your job, or just a picture of your face. But today on Discover the Word, we will discuss with New Testament scholar Con Campbell the freedom and power we have when our identity is rooted “In Christ.” […]

    “In Christ”

    Today on Discover the Word, we welcome seminary professor Con Campbell to the table. Together, we’ll be studying Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus to discover how an identity “In Christ” changed everything for these early church believers. Learn what this can mean for your life, too! Listen today to Discover the Word!