Category  |  Old Testament

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 a wise person approaches others with an open hand Part 7

We may think holding tightly to our possessions and riches is the wise choice. Yet, God’s Word tells us the exact opposite! We’re talking about the quality of generosity.

Discover the source of the daily wisdom we need in the book of Proverbs Part 2

Whether we’re faced with decisions at work, or resolving issues in our home, we all could use a little wisdom! Let's discuss a “go to” place for biblical insight, found in the book of Proverbs.

A fresh perspective on the identity of the Proverbs 31 woman Part 1

Proverbs 31 is often referenced as a great example of a godly woman. But could this chapter be a model for both women and men? Discover why this passage is applicable to everyone.

Discover how our lives fit into God’s grand, unfolding plan Part 14

It’s part of our nature to narrow our focus onto ourselves. But if we take a step back, we’ll be able to see what God is doing on a wider scale! Let's complete our study on the life of Jacob.

Continuing our series on Jacob, and discovering how God is for us! Part 13

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!

Discover who God chooses to be part of His family Part 12

The more we discover who the Old Testament character of Jacob was, the more we may wonder why God would ever want to be associated with such a person, let alone have a relationship with him! We’re getting to know “The God of Jacob.”

Let's lean on the promise of mercy Part 10

The Bible warns us, “You reap what you sow.” The Old Testament character, Jacob, planted quite a few destructive seeds within his family. The result of which should have been a harvest of pain. Discover how Jacob received what he didn’t deserve, an outpouring of God’s grace!

Catch a glimpse of God’s greater plan for our lives Part 9

Stuck in the moment, it can be difficult to see what God is doing in our lives. But if we widen our perspective, we may catch a glimpse of God’s greater plan! Let's look at the bigger picture in the life of Jacob. In the midst of chaos, God was building his future.

Let’s take a closer look at Jacob’s life-transforming vision Part 7

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?

Find out how God uses flawed families Part 6

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.

Discover the surprising connections between Jacob and Jesus Part 4B

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.

God’s mysterious way of working out His amazing plan! Part 3

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!

One principle for peaceful conflict negotiating Part 2

Try as we might, we’ll never be able to avoid conflict for long. So, if we can’t run from them, how do we face our battles biblically? It starts with our mindset!

Dig Deeper Into The Story Of Ruth And Naomi For Insight Part 10

Have you ever felt that God turned His back on you? When difficult seasons arise, it’s easy to question whether God truly knows what you’re going through.