The Bible was written in a much different culture than the one we live in today. Sometimes, we don’t realize how our own heritage and surroundings can influence the way we understand Scripture. Today on a classic "Discover the Word" episode, author Dr. Ken Bailey joins former hosts Haddon Robinson and Alice Mathews to help us see Jesus through Middle Eastern eyes.
Today on "Discover the Word," we will uncover another “Left Behind” story in the Bible. When the prophet Elijah was taken to heaven, caught up in a whirlwind, he left a very distressed Elisha. Elijah was his mentor, his friend, and his father in the faith. How could Elisha fill those shoes? Be part of the conversation today on "Discover the Word"!
How to draw closer to Jesus Part 4
Today on "Discover the Word," we will discuss how we all spend time in the valley of the shadow of death, be it through the loss of a loved one or our own ticking life clock. Yet in the midst of our mortality we can still “fear no evil.” We won’t always be kept from evil, but as we draw closer to Jesus, the Good Shepherd will help us go through that valley with our souls securely intact. That’s today on "Discover the Word"!
The Bible makes it clear that God calls us to offer care and compassion for the poor. The Old Testament prophets were burdened for the poor. In fact, Isaiah told God's people that it was better to help the needy than to fast.
The famous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, once said that for Christians, even death is gain. "No evil in the strict sense of the word can happen to him, for everything is overruled for good." Listen in today as we conclude our study in Psalm 91.
Even though God has promised to always be with us, we still experience pain, suffering, and hardships. So how can we be confident in the security of God? Discover the answer to that question today in our study of Psalm 91.
The Bible is full of what sound like amazing promises from God. but do all those ancient assurances apply to us today? Join us as we continue investigating Psalm 91, and discover whether it contains promises we can claim for ourselves.
In Scripture, God seems to promise to protect and defend those who put their trust in Him. Yet Christians still get sick, deal with disaster, and go through trials. Join us today as we discover God's promises in Psalm 91 and how they apply to God's people.
You could go to any store and pick up a book on "ten steps to de-stressing your life." But when it comes to finding relief from our burdens, Jesus offers a much more personal solution. Discover Jesus' honest and special invitation to find rest in Him as we conclude our series on "Finding Rest."
When challenging trials come at us, we can feel completely unequipped to handle the problems we're facing. But in those moments, Jesus offers all the tools we need to respond to life's difficulties. Discover the invitation to find rest in Jesus today!
What's the best gift you've ever received? Not many people would answer with "honesty." But join us today as we discover how the freedom to be transparent is a precious gift from God, and how we should take full advantage of it.