Discern - July/August 2024

July/August 2024

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Photo of a Bible on a city street at night, to illustrate the article Truth Is Fallen in the Street
Truth Is Fallen in the Street

Thousands of years ago, a kingdom was unraveling because it stopped caring about the truth. Now our world is doing the same. Listen

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Middle East Justice?

Soon after Hamas’ evil terrorist attack from Gaza, the UN’s highest court accepted a case charging Israel with genocide. Where could it lead? Listen


Black and white illustration of a snake in foliage to represent the article Lessons From the First Lie
Life  Lessons From the First Lie

The first lie recorded in the Bible has had profound effects upon mankind. What can we learn from this seminal event? When will humans recognize truth? Listen

Photo of a man holding a Bible with a serious expression on his face. This illustrates the article Does the Bible Make You Uncomfortable?
Bible  Does the Bible Make You Uncomfortable?

The Bible is a bestseller, and many look to it for encouragement. But it also gives correction, and that can make it controversial—and uncomfortable! Listen

Photo of family holding hands to illustrate the article The Family That Prays Together
Relationships  The Family That Prays Together

“The family that prays together, stays together.” This saying is not in the Bible. But the need for parents to teach their children about God is biblical. Listen

Photo of parents playing with child to illustrate the article The Family That Plays Together
Relationships  The Family That Plays Together

Hard work is a virtue, but God is not against family fun. In fact, He commands us to rejoice together! Listen

Photo of hands typing on a laptop with question marks over it. This illustrates the article Deception Detection: 3 Questions to Ask
Life  Deception Detection: 3 Questions to Ask

Satan the devil makes a habit of spreading lies. It’s easy to get caught up in his tricks. Use these questions to keep your guard up. Listen

Artwork of mountains and sun to illustrate the article Jesus Preaches the Sermon on the Mount
God  Jesus Preaches the Sermon on the Mount

Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the Mount rank among the most important ever spoken. What did He teach, and why is it so important for us today? Listen



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