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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stories have a way of communicating more than just words. They enlighten our own experiences and let us step into the experiences of others.
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.
Perhaps you know what it feels like to be trapped in a bad habit or wrong behavior. Sin blinds us to the truth.