Discern - March/April 2016

March/April 2016

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The Greatest Sacrifice Ever
The Greatest Sacrifice Ever

Many martyrs have given their lives for something they believe in. But one sacrifice surpasses them all—that of our Creator. What was the greatest sacrifice ever for?

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An Apocalyptic CrISIS
An Apocalyptic CrISIS

ISIS strikes fear with its brand of vicious terror and apocalyptic fervor. What motivates the so-called Islamic State, and where will this all end?


He Is Risen! Now What?
God  He Is Risen! Now What?

Around Easter, many focus on three famous words from the Gospels, but there’s so much more to the story. It’s a message of hope for all of us.

Does God Exist? Proof 3: The Origin of Life
God  Does God Exist? Proof 3: The Origin of Life

What is the origin of life? God says He created life. The scientific community searches for natural causes. What does the physical evidence suggest?

The Holy Days They Changed but Couldn't Kill
Life  The Holy Days They Changed but Couldn’t Kill

Jesus and the early Church did things that would seem odd today. How—and why—did people stop celebrating the holy days Jesus did? What should you do about it?

A photo of a lone person to illustrate the article The Loneliness Epidemic
Relationships  The Loneliness Epidemic

The loneliness epidemic is spreading. Trends in our modern world are leaving more people feeling lonely and isolated. Here’s how to deal with loneliness.

Five Foolish Things We Do to Foul Up Our Future
Bible  Five Foolish Things We Do to Foul Up Our Future

There are some human tendencies that create pitfalls on the path to our future. Here are five of the most common and dangerous ones.



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