Does receiving blessings mean everything in life is going great? Or is it possible to receive God’s blessings even in the darkest times?
It’s easy to get caught up in our daily lives, isn’t it? We live in the here and now . . . with little thought of the future. And yet, God asks us to have an eternal perspective.
What’s your view of God? A cosmic Santa Claus, of sorts? Someone who rewards you for good behavior?
Ever receive a substantial gift from a friend that was entirely unexpected? It’s easy to think we somehow deserve them and forget that they’re an unearned expression of someone’s love.
Have you ever tried to write your own psalm? Well, according to the team at “Discover the Word,” it’s a great way to express your heart to God . . . and can be a meaningful form of worship. Enjoy a creative and inspirational discussion.
A good mystery always leaves the reader in suspense, right up until the final page. Let's introduce a new study on the life of Jacob, from the perspective of a “whodunit.” Immerse yourself in the story.
Discover how what looks like favoritism is actually a sovereign plan to bless the entire world Part 2
There is an entire nation of individuals identified in Scripture as “God’s chosen people.” But where did this divine favoritism come from? Let's go back to the origins of Israel, and God’s promises to His people.
We know that God has a plan for us. But how He accomplishes that plan can often leave us scratching our heads! If the life of Jacob tells us anything, it’s that those confusing events are all part of God’s amazing plan!
Names can stick with us for years. Perhaps you’ve had labels, nicknames, or reputations haunt you since childhood. Let's study why Jacob’s name made him an unlikely participant in God’s sovereign plan. Our study of Jacob continues.
More than a millennium separates Jacob, the father of Israel, and Jesus, the promised Savior. Let's study one such link between Jacob and Jesus—snakes. Pull up a chair and be a part of the conversation.
Does your family fight and bicker? Perhaps there are a few skeletons in your family’s closet. Don’t worry; you’re not alone! Let's reveal the decades-old feud that took place in Jacob’s family, and how God’s mercy showed up in the midst of domestic conflict.
Exhausted from running from his lies and deceit, Jacob finally fell asleep. And the dream God gave him turned his entire life around! Have you had a moment that changed your life?
Ever felt like you and the Lord were going toe-to-toe over an issue in your life? Let's study Genesis chapter 32 and Jacob’s wrestling match with God. We’ll discover that God is not against us, but rather, He’s for us!