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See Jesus through Middle Eastern eyes Part 1

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.

Elisha and the two bears Part 7

Here’s a bedtime story you probably wouldn’t read to your kids, the story of Elisha and the two bears. After a gang of young men mocked the prophet Elisha, two bears suddenly showed up and mauled forty-two of them. Well, today on "Discover the Word," we'll talk about this strange and disturbing event. Is it possible there’s more to this story than meets the eye? Join us today for "Discover the Word"!

Discover how Elisha fills the shoes of his mentor Part 4

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"!

Discover the importance of gentleness Part 6

To some, Jesus is a gentle lamb. To others, He’s a roaring lion. To the sinner in need of grace, Jesus’ strength was shown in His gentleness towards them. But to the religious leaders who were proud of their own righteousness, He was someone to be feared.

How can we use the wealth God has given us? Part 9

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 Place of Testing

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A perspective that can help in difficult times Part 5

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.

How can we be confident in the security of God? Part 4

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.

Can we claim the Bible’s promises for ourselves? Part 3

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.

What does it mean to abide in the Lord? Part 2

"Abide." It's not a word that we use in everyday conversation, is it? But it's a term that has profound application for those who trust in God. Join us today as we continue our study in Psalm 91.

Discover God's promises in Psalm 91 Part 1

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.

A personal solution to stress Part 5

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."

What is a "light burden"? Part 4

Jumbo shrimp. Original copy. Small crowd. An oxymoron combines two words with seemingly opposite meanings. Join us as we study this puzzling oxymoron from Jesus: "light burden."

Discover tools for facing trials and challenges Part 3

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!