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God’s mercy stops the consequences we deserve Part 2

We suffer because of sin and we sin to relieve our suffering. It’s an unhealthy cycle that has disastrous consequences. And today on "Discover the Word," we, along with our special guest Robert Gelinas, discuss how only God’s mercy can stop the full domino effect that would take place if we all suffered the consequences of what we deserve. Don’t miss part two of a series on “The Mercy Prayer.”

Managing our inner struggles with the Lord Part 11

It was the most lopsided fight in human history. Did Jacob actually believe he had a chance against the God of the universe? Let's talk about wrestling with God. We’ll learn from Jacob’s example how to manage our own inner struggles with the Lord.

Practical tools for getting the most out of your Bible study Part 26

It’s easy to read the Bible and pull out individual verses that we think speak to our situation. But, we need to be conscious of the entire passage, so we don’t take God’s Word out of context.

Where do consequences come into the process of forgiveness? Part 19

Even when we’ve forgiven someone for hurting us, it’s not always easy to forget the pain that was caused. Perhaps you’re struggling to mend a broken relationship right now.

Is There A Critical Difference Between Self-respect And Self-righteousness? Part 63

God has gifted each one of us with talents and skills. But when we start comparing our gifts to those around us, we run the risk of becoming jealous, and sometimes proud.

Reflecting On The Well-known Story Of The Prodigal Son Part 18

Whether you have a son or daughter who has left the faith, or you can relate to the son who stayed at home, the profound teaching of the Prodigal Son has struck a chord in men and women’s hearts for centuries.

Examine How The Account Of David In The Bible Impacts Our Lives Today Part 29

Stories have a way of communicating more than just words. They enlighten our own experiences and let us step into the experiences of others.

The Life Of David, A Man After God’s Own Heart Part 1

Most likely you’ve heard the story of David and Goliath. But did you know that one boy with a slingshot grew up to be the greatest king of ancient Israel? 

A Man God Used In A Profound And Dramatic Way Part 48

The judges described in the Bible are different than the ones we think of today, presiding over a court of law. Let's meet one of the Old Testament judges.

The Reality Of Forgiveness . . . And The Consequences Of Taking Your Own Path Part 47

Was there a time in your life when you chose to follow your own way instead of God’s? It’s possible you’re struggling with some life-changing decisions right now.

Feel Like You’re Beyond Redemption? Part 43

We’ve all made mistakes we regret. Perhaps you’re living out the consequences of a recent decision. But hope is not lost! Let us introduce you to the “God of second chances.”

How You Can Be Freed From The Guilt And Frustration Once And For All! Part 42

Perhaps you know what it feels like to be trapped in a bad habit or wrong behavior. Sin blinds us to the truth.

A Brief Glimpse Into An Ancient Culture Part 40

A culture steeped in idolatry and sexuality. Practical insight into our world today and our interaction with the one true God.