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Discover Tangible Ways To Be A Grace Dispenser Part 5

You may not recognize it immediately, but it’s entirely possible that the person standing right next to you is really struggling. Today on Discover the Word, our team, and special guest Philip Yancey, provide tangible ways to help those who are hurting. It starts with being willing dispensers of God’s grace. Don’t miss the conversation, today on Discover the Word!

God Is Present In Our Suffering Part 4

Where is God when painful circumstances lay us low? Today on Discover the Word, our team, and special guest and author Philip Yancey, suggest that God is more present in our suffering than we might think. Learn ways to accept comfort from the Lord and extend that comfort to others—to be a “Grace Dispenser,” today on Discover the Word!

God's Grace Extends To Both The Oppressed And The Oppressor Part 3

Zacchaeus was a wee-little tax-collector with a big reputation, siding with a corrupt government to swindle his neighbors. Today on Discover the Word, our team and special guest Philip Yancey use this biblical portrait to reveal how God extends grace to both the oppressed and the oppressors. It’s a discussion that challenges our expectations . . . today on Discover the Word!

Discover How To Become "Grace Dispensers" Part 2

It’s easier to extend grace to those who share our beliefs, values, and common experiences—people we like. But we’ve all got some people who are, well just a little harder to love. Today on Discover the Word, the team, and special guest Philip Yancey discuss how God’s love influences how we interact with people we disagree with. We’re learning how to…

Extending Grace To Those Who Deserve It Least Part 1

In order to offer grace to others, we first need to receive God’s grace ourselves! Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Philip Yancey, take note of how Jesus extended grace to those who seemed to deserve it the least. It’s the start of an eye-opening discussion about becoming “Grace Dispensers,” today on Discover the Word!

God’s heart revealed in the life and death of His son Part 5

Can you remember your favorite teacher or your favorite way of being taught?  Maybe you’re a visual learner requiring word pictures to help you grasp a concept. Today on Discover the Word, we will talk about Jesus, the Master Teacher who Himself was a Word Picture. It’s an inspiring discussion that reveals the heart of our heavenly Father, through the…

God’s grace is fully expressed in the person of Jesus Part 4

For thousands of years, the Jewish people revered “the Law.” It wasn’t just a set of rules and regulations, but God speaking to His people the story of His love and protection. And today on Discover the Word, we discuss how God’s grace was evident in the Old Testament, but fully expressed in the Person of Jesus Christ! Listen today to Discover the Word!…

God Himself becomes the face of grace in human form Part 3

Abstract concepts can be hard to grasp until someone makes it real to us. Like the story of Abraham Lincoln walking miles to return a few pennies to a customer he had shortchanged. It’s a memorable story that embodies the concept of honesty! Today on Discover the Word, we will bring the abstract concept of grace down to earth, literally, as…

Discover the correlation between Genesis 1 and John 1 Part 2

Perspective matters, because sometimes it takes multiple viewpoints to make sense of the whole. Today on Discover the Word, we will show the correlation between Genesis chapter one, and John chapter one. At first, God sounds like a “far off” God, until He unexpectedly bursts forth on the scene in the body of a human. Listen as each member of the team…

An unusual slant to the Christmas story Part 1

We all have our favorite Christmas memories, and often it’s a shared story, told from different angles. It’s the same with the various accounts of Jesus’ birth. Each gospel writer tells the same story—but from a different vantage point. Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss an unusual slant to the Christmas narrative. It’s found in the Gospel of John and it…

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"!

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