Series Zacchaeus - Comfort for the Oppressor

Jesus was so focused on the marginalized and the oppressed that He was referred to as the “friend of sinners.” But, He also had great concern and compassion for the oppressors, who also need His perfect comfort (Ecclesiastes 4:1). Jesus displays His love for both oppressed and oppressor as He responds to the need of blind Bartimaeus and reaches out to the tax collector, Zaccheus, in a story filled with surprises.

Dates January 8-12, 2018
# of Programs 5
At The Table Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, and Bill Crowder
Text Luke 18-19
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Part 1 - 01/08/18

Jesus Doesn’t Overlook Anyone – Even Though We May

Do you remember the Sunday school song, “Zacchaeus was a wee, little man”? Zacchaeus might get all the attention but there is actually another man in that story Jesus had His sights on. And today on Discover the Word, the team will take a closer look at how Jesus doesn’t overlook anyone, even when we might. Listen to Discover the Word today!

Part 2 - 01/09/18


Verse and chapter numbers often make navigating the Bible easier, but they can also make seeing certain connections more difficult. And today on Discover the Word, we’ll see how two stories that aren’t often read together because they’re separated by a chapter break, are actually more connected than we might think. It’s another conversation from the “Zacchaeus” series, and you can hear it today on Discover the Word!

Part 3 - 01/10/18

Jesus – The Friend Of Sinners

When we’re in school, we tend to drift towards a certain group of friends. I think it’s safe to say that most people gravitate naturally towards those who are like them! But for Jesus, His group of friends surprised a lot of people. And today on Discover the Word, we’ll examine what it means for Jesus to be a friend of sinners. Tune in for the Wednesday edition of Discover the Word!

Part 4 - 01/11/18

Encountering Christ Never Leaves Us The Same

Don’t you love “before and after” pictures? When a radical transformation happens, it’s exciting! And today on Discover the Word, the team will reveal the details of Zacchaeus’s story of radical transformation. Because, in reality, encountering Christ never leaves us the same! Come near to Jesus, for another life-giving study from Discover the Word!

Part 5 - 01/12/18

Jesus Seeking The Lost And You Too!

When a kid gets lost at a carnival, the best thing they can do is stay put. A good parent will do all they can to search for and find that lost child! So today on Discover the Word, we’ll talk about how Jesus’s mission was to “seek and save the lost,” and lost people come in all shapes and sizes. Learn how He’s seeking you, too, when you listen today to Discover the Word!

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