Series The Impact of Place

Scholar and educator Dr. John Beck believes that location almost always shapes our understanding of an event. Join him as he spends 2 weeks at the table with the Discover the Word group, showing how, in the Bible, God often speaks geographically. And this geography is not just trivia, it is an essential element of God's communication with us. Be part of a series that will open your eyes to how critical and meaningful geography is in the Scriptures. "The Impact of Place" with Dr. John Beck.

Dates September 23 - October 4, 2019
# of Programs 10
At The Table Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, Bill Crowder and guest Jack Beck
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Part 1 - 09/23/19

How Much Do You Know About Biblical Geography?

You likely studied world geography in grade school. But how much do you know about Bible geography? Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck discuss why knowing where Bible stories took place helps to unlock a whole new level of understanding. Join us for a fascinating series on “The Impact of Place” today on Discover the Word!

Part 2 - 09/24/19

Discover How Geography Adds New Significance To A Familiar Story

It’s easy to focus on the who and what of Bible stories. But we often overlook the where. Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck look at the call of Abram and explore how paying attention to geography adds new significance to this familiar story. Join us for a study on “The Impact of Place” today on Discover the Word!

Part 3 - 09/25/19

“The Impact Of Place”

When you read words on a page, it’s easy to see the story as two-dimensional rather than three-dimensional. But physical space is still highly important. Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck look at why Moses striking a rock with his staff was such a serious dishonor to the Lord. Tune in today for Discover the Word!

Part 4 - 09/26/19

How Does The Landscape Help Prepare For Battle?

When preparing for battle, it’s crucial to plan around the landscape and resources—the geography. Explore the difference geography makes today on Discover the Word, as the team and special guest Jack Beck look at how God miraculously helped Gideon defeat the Midianites in Judges chapter 7. Pull up a chair to the table today for Discover the Word!

Part 5 - 09/27/19

A Season Of Wilderness

Have you ever gone through a season of wilderness? When it feels like God has abandoned you, and nothing seems to be going right? Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck discuss why God sometimes lets us linger in a season of wilderness, and how He can redeem that time for good. We’ll save you a seat as we wrap up week one of our series “The Impact of Place” today on Discover the Word!

Part 6 - 09/30/19

How Does Geography Play A Role In Jesus’s Baptism?

We may not always pay close attention to geography. Where something happens plays a surprisingly important role in our day-to-day experience. Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck discuss how geography adds an extra layer of meaning to the story of Jesus’s baptism. Tune in today for Discover the Word!

Part 7 - 10/01/19

What Was The Significance Of Jesus Moving From Nazareth To Capernaum?

Moving from one city, state, or even country to another is a major life decision. And the same was true for Jesus! Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck talk about the geographical and spiritual significance of Jesus moving from Nazareth to Capernaum. Join us as their series called, “The Impact of Place, continues today on Discover the Word!

Part 8 - 10/02/19

Biblical Geography Adds Another Level Of Depth To The Stories We Love

When reading Scripture, it’s easy to read right over the names of places because they don’t seem important. But in reality, an understanding of Bible geography adds a whole new level of depth to the story! Today on Discover the Word, the team, and guest Jack Beck look at why Jesus went to the village of Nain through the lens of Bible geography. Join us today for Discover the Word!

Part 9 - 10/03/19

Jesus’s Trip To A Town Called Samaria

The Bible records hundreds of prophecies about the Messiah that have been fulfilled. And today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck consider how Jesus’s trip to a town in Samaria fulfilled a promise made way back in Genesis chapter 12. Join us for another fascinating discussion on “The Impact of Place” today on Discover the Word!

Part 10 - 10/04/19

Why Jesus Took His Disciples To Caesarea Philippi To Ask Them A Question

When Jesus taught His disciples, the location He chose was an important part of the words He spoke. Jesus didn’t go anywhere by accident! Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Jack Beck consider why Jesus took His disciples all the way up to Caesarea Philippi to ask them a question. Don’t miss the end of the series called, “The Impact of Place” today on Discover the Word!

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