Category  |  Old Testament

Grace restores Part 5

Today on "Discover the Word," grace restores—that’s the final observation we’ll make as we look through the prism of grace. We will examine the story of David and Mephibosheth to illustrate that while grace is all about restoration, it doesn’t release people from the consequences of sin. Listen today on "Discover the Word"!

For grace to be given, it must be received! Part 4

Do you feel uncomfortable when people praise you? Do you tend to deflect compliments? Today on "Discover the Word," we discover that an important part of grace is learning to receive it. In the case of Saul’s grandson, Mephibosheth, he felt unworthy of David’s kindness. But for grace to be given, it must be received! Join the group today on "Discover the Word"!

Grace commits Part 3

To demonstrate God’s grace to others we need to be fully committed. Today on "Discover the Word," we continue the story of King David and Mephibosheth. David’s commitment to help Jonathan’s son was the result of a vow he made years before. Another facet of grace’s prism—grace commits. That’s today on "Discover the Word"!

Drawn in by grace Part 2

Have you ever felt like an outsider? And has anyone ever drawn you into their “circle” making you feel like you belonged? Today on "Discover the Word," we look at another way that grace is like a prism—it invites. How the story of King David and Mephibosheth encourages us to always ask, “Who can I show grace to?” A revealing part of the series “Grace Prisms” today on "Discover the Word"!

Prism of grace Part 1

Grace is like a prism. It reflects the many ways that God bends Himself in our direction to show His love. Today on "Discover the Word," we begin a study called, “Grace Prisms” with the story of King David and Mephibosheth. Hard name to say, and an even harder story to grasp in light of the Old Testament’s “kill or be killed” culture. “Grace Prisms”—join the study . . . today on "Discover the Word"!

The surpassing glory of the Holy Spirit Part 4

Drop in about anywhere in a reading of the Old Testament, and you find that when God’s people broke the law, the law also broke them. Today on "Discover the Word," we will dig further into our study in Second Corinthians where the apostle Paul contrasts the glory of the law and the surpassing glory of the Spirit. Join us today on "Discover the Word"!

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"!

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"!

How God lovingly responded to Samson’s final prayer Part 2

After a lifetime of ignoring God and piling up mistakes, we'd assume God would in turn forget Samson. But today join us as we discover God's response to Samson's final prayer: "Please remember me!" God never leaves or forsakes us.

Need a reminder that God hasn’t forgotten you? Part 1

Remember Me! That was the heartfelt prayer of a woman who felt lost and completely forgotten by God. Discover how God answered Hannah's prayer in a personal and loving way.

How does God want us to respond to the life He’s given us? Part 12

We're not in control of the hand we've been dealt. But we do have a choice in how we play the cards we have. Join us as we conclude our study in Ruth with a biblical challenge.

Discover the visible fingerprints of God in the smallest details of life Part 11

Sometimes it can feel like we serve an unseen God. Yet, if we were to look closer, we'd find God is nearer than we think! Join us as we continue exploring the book of Ruth.

A surprising biblical scene with a woman proposing! Part 10

Traditionally, it's a guy's job to get down on one knee to ask for a lady's hand in marriage. Well, our discussion today runs into a surprising biblical scene with a woman proposing! What's that all about? Don't miss our exciting conversation today.

How do we offer God’s love to others when we feel empty of it ourselves? Part 9

You can't give what you don't think you have. So how do we offer God's love to others when we feel empty of it ourselves? Today we discover how Naomi went from hollow emptiness to overflowing fullness!

How Naomi heard from God through her daughter-in-law Ruth Part 8

In her season of pain, Naomi asked, "Where are you God? Why have you forsaken me?" And the way God answered her was completely unexpected! Don't miss the encouraging discussion today as we continue our series on Ruth.