Discern - May/June 2021

May/June 2021

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What Is the Purpose of the Church?
What Is the Purpose of the Church?

The Church that Jesus built was founded on the Day of Pentecost, almost 2,000 years ago. Does this Church still exist? If so, what value does it have today? Listen

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The Story of Cain and Abel: Still Relevant Today
Change  The Story of Cain and Abel: Still Relevant Today

Why study the first murder? The story of Cain and Abel sheds light on the trouble we have getting along, but God always has a few who reject the way of Cain. Listen

Before You Can Have True Repentance
Change  Before You Can Have True Repentance

Job was a unique, blameless man facing extraordinary trials. But does the book of Job reveal a lesson about repentance that can apply to everyone? Listen

The Love of the Truth
Bible  The Love of the Truth

Paul warned about the Antichrist, lying wonders and unrighteous deception. But there is a powerful antidote: “the love of the truth.” How do we receive it? Listen

How to Stop Phone Addiction
Change  How to Stop Phone Addiction

Modern smartphones have nearly unlimited uses—some very positive. But many people are becoming addicted to their phones. How can you break phone addiction? Listen

Never Give Up: Helping Your Child Build Perseverance
Relationships  Never Give Up: Helping Your Child Build Perseverance

Kids need to learn to persevere, not only so they can succeed in school now, but to ready them for career, marriage and family responsibilities as adults. Listen

Lessons From the Parable of the 10 Virgins
Life  Lessons From the Parable of the 10 Virgins

What lesson was Jesus Christ communicating in the parable of the five wise and five foolish virgins? How can we be sure we’re among the wise? Listen

On What Rock Did Christ Build His Church?
Change  On What Rock Did Christ Build His Church?

A major denomination claims its authority on the premise that Jesus founded His Church on Peter. But did “on this rock I will build My church” refer to Peter? Listen



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