Scripture applies to every generation and culture. But the words really come alive when we see them in their original context! Let's look at Paul’s letter to the Corinthians from the perspective of his original Middle Eastern audience.
We know them as books of the Bible, but much of the New Testament is made up of letters to specific cities and churches! Let's survey the ancient city of Corinth.
As the author of the majority of the New Testament, the apostle Paul was one of the greatest theologians and writers in history! A fresh perspective on Scripture with special guest Ken Bailey.
The famous “love” chapter found in First Corinthians thirteen is often used in wedding ceremonies as a model for the newly married couple. Discover how this well-known definition of love impacts more than just husbands and wives!
Let's turn to Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and explore what it means to show true, biblical love Part 5
I love my spouse and I love pizza, but if I were to tell my spouse my love for him/her equals my love for pizza, I’m in big trouble! An insightful look at First Corinthians thirteen.
Let's go back to the first century and see what it was like to hear the gospel for the first time Part 6
Unable to escape from the bondage of sin on our own, God sent His only Son to free us. It’s a transforming message that never gets old.
Most of us learned to end the Lord’s Prayer with the phrase, “Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever, Amen.” Yet if you look at Jesus’ teaching of the prayer in Scripture you’ll find a very different ending!
Forgiveness isn’t easy. In fact, there’s often a lot of emotional baggage that comes when forgiving someone or asking them to forgive you. An honest appraisal of forgiveness.
Many think forgiveness is all about saying “I’m sorry” or avoiding consequences. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Scripture, true forgiveness is centered around restoring relationships.
When someone has wounded you deeply it’s difficult to offer forgiveness even once. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 18, followers of God are called to extend unlimited grace to those we encounter. Find help for your relationships.
A good story can help us understand important principles in a fresh new way. Let's turn our attention to a parable from Jesus that puts the issue of unlimited forgiveness into practical perspective.
It’s overwhelming to consider our own sinfulness. So instead, we focus on what others are doing wrong, and in comparison we look pretty good!
Jesus’ instruction to offer unlimited forgiveness to those around us is a pretty tall order. Is it even possible to accomplish? That’s the question on today’s edition of “Discover the Word.” Join us as we study a parable Jesus told about a debt-stricken servant and a compassionate king.