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There Are Difficulties In Letting Go, Whether Your Child Is In Kindergarten Or College Part 66

It’s difficult to release our children into God’s care, isn’t it? But as parents, that’s what we’re called to do, as we send them off into the world.

There's A Little Prodigal In All Of Us Running Away From God And Trying To Make It On Our Own Part 13

You’ve undoubtedly heard the story of the prodigal son. Let's look at a fresh perspective on how this timeless story applies to our relationships.

The Spiritual Legacy We Leave Our Children Part 20

As a parent, we want to pass along our faith and beliefs to our children. But that’s not an easy task! Concerned you’re not getting the right message through to your kids?

An Introduction To Samson Part 21

Parenting isn’t easy! And sometimes, no matter how hard you try, your kids still seem to go down the wrong path.  Though raised by godly parents, Samson just couldn’t seem to stay on course. Perhaps you’re struggling with one of your kids right now.

A Biblical Account Of Samson And His Parents Part 22

That cute little bundle in blue will one day stand before you as a man. Whether he’s two, ten, or twenty . . . as his parent, it’s your job to prepare him for manhood.

Continuing Our In-depth Study Of The Life Of Samson Part 23

We all have a desire to choose our own path in life . . . and yet it often feels like our direction or circumstances were forced upon us.

A Man Who Came From A Painful Childhood, But Overcame His Hurt In Order To Help In A Time Of Crisis Part 52

Not all homes are happy ones. Perhaps you know the pain of growing up in a dysfunctional family.

Discover How Our View Of God Impacts The Way We Live Part 21

How do you picture God? Is He a stern dictator, waiting for you to make a wrong move? Or perhaps you see Him as a divine Santa Claus, showering down gifts on the good people.

Discover Some Shocking Truths Found In Jesus’ Parable Of The Prodigal Son Part 23

It’s not uncommon to get your affairs in order as you get older. But for a child to ask for their inheritance while their parents are still alive, it’s just not done!

Gain Insight Into Our Relationship With God When You Look At The Story Of The Prodigal Son Part 25

No matter how hard we try to separate ourselves from God, we can’t. Our very breath comes from Him! Delve into the teaching of Jesus and take a refreshing look at the story of the Prodigal Son.

Unravel Jesus’ Parable Of The Prodigal Son, To Understand The Truth About Freedom Part 27

The desire to be free and independent is deep within each of us. But what is true freedom?

Take A Candid Look At Jesus’ Parable Of The Prodigal Son Part 28

Sometimes we have to go down the wrong road before we come to our senses. Perhaps you have a friend or loved one heading down a destructive path.

Bringing The Familiar Story Of The Prodigal Son To Life Part 36

Sometimes it’s easy to read the Bible without becoming personally engaged in its stories. Let's talk about the Prodigal Son and offer a realistic picture of what would happen if this event took place today.

The Undeserved Grace That Is Available Through Jesus Christ Part 37

We’ve all made a mess of our lives at some point or another. But no matter what poor choices we’ve made, God welcomes us home with open arms.

Discover The Unconditional Love God Has For You And Me Part 39

If you’re a parent, you know what it means to love your son or daughter, even when they make mistakes. Let's look at the unconditional love God has for each of His children.

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The childhood faith of David Part 1

King David was a mighty man of faith, but he wasn’t an overnight success, he learned God’s ways throughout his youth. Today on "Discover the Word" we begin our discussion with special guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman on the childhood faith of David. What did David mean when he said, “Since my youth, God, you have taught me”? Join the study today on "Discover the Word"!

Why are believers called children of God? Part 5

Why are believers called children of God? Today on Discover the Word, we conclude our discussion on how children “discover the Word” with "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman. Join us for this engaging conversation on "Discover the Word."

Entering the kingdom like a child Part 4

Jesus’s disciples argued about who was going to be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, until Jesus told them that to enter that kingdom they had to become like a child. So what exactly did He mean by that? Today we, along with our guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman examine Matthew 18 to find the answer.

Family > Father

Where do we turn when life gets out of hand? Part 4

It’s a dad’s job to fix what’s broken. But what can a father do when he’s powerless to heal his own family? Let's look at a conversation between Jesus and a desperate dad with an overwhelming need.

Jesus’ interaction with a sick child and a worried dad struggling to have faith Part 3

When our son or daughter is sick all we want to do is take away their pain. We try to soothe the sickness away. But sometimes the illness is so severe, we’re rendered helpless.

Find encouragement for parents in the process! Part 2

Parenting isn’t easy! This day-in-day-out job can leave even the strongest mom or dad weary. Let's compare and contrast God the Father and Jesus with an earthly father and son, and provide encouragement for parents.

Family > Home

How children “Discover the Word” Part 1

Parents are eager to learn how to best influence their children to know God. But where do they turn? There’s no set formula, but there is wisdom to be found in the Bible. Today on "Discover the Word," the three of us and special guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman launch a discussion about how children “discover the Word.” Join the study right here on "Discover the Word"!

Discover Practical Truths We Can Apply To Our Job Part 25

It’s important to consider what the Scriptures say about work. There’s a lot of significance attached to what we do, and how we do it.

Let's Continue A Helpful Study On The Theology Of Work Part 24

Whether you’re a full-time professional, or a stay-at-home mom, your perspective on work matters to God! Find practical help if you’re unemployed right now, and are looking for your next assignment.

Family > Mother

Let’s look at a puzzling passage in Scripture, where Jesus ignored the pleas of a needy mom Part 2

People may ignore us. Maybe even give us the cold shoulder. But if there’s one person we can always count on to listen, it’s God, right?

Discover The Biblical Mandate To Care For Those In Need, Including Our Parents Part 27

Our parents care for us when we’re young, and then as we grow older, the roles are swapped and we end up caring for them. If you have elderly parents, you’ve probably worked hard to make sure they feel loved and cared for.

Family > Parenting

Why are believers called children of God? Part 5

Why are believers called children of God? Today on Discover the Word, we conclude our discussion on how children “discover the Word” with "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman. Join us for this engaging conversation on "Discover the Word."

Entering the kingdom like a child Part 4

Jesus’s disciples argued about who was going to be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, until Jesus told them that to enter that kingdom they had to become like a child. So what exactly did He mean by that? Today we, along with our guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman examine Matthew 18 to find the answer.

Hope for raising godly children Part 3

Scripture gives parents plenty of hope in raising their children to know and love the Lord. We find that hope in both the Old and New Testament. And so, even though there are no guarantees, how can parents do their part in helping their children “discover the Word”? Don’t miss the conversation with our guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman. Today on "Discover the Word"!

Family > Youth

Experiencing God through nature Part 2

Who taught David about God when he was young? Today, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman joins us to discuss what you can learn about David’s early experiences with God through his lyrics in the Psalms. And one of the ways God spoke to him was through nature, while he was tending sheep. Don’t miss the discussion today on "Discover the Word"!

The childhood faith of David Part 1

King David was a mighty man of faith, but he wasn’t an overnight success, he learned God’s ways throughout his youth. Today on "Discover the Word" we begin our discussion with special guest, "Our Daily Bread for Kids" author Crystal Bowman on the childhood faith of David. What did David mean when he said, “Since my youth, God, you have taught me”? Join the study today on "Discover the Word"!

A Familiar Story, Told In A Most Unusual Way Part 58

We read and re-read portions of Scripture until we think we’ve drawn every possible application. And then we hear the story in a different context and find something new we’ve been missing all along! That’s what makes our study in God’s Word so vibrant and dynamic.