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The Single Greatest Event in History

The Single Greatest Event in History

The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is so foundational to Christianity that no one who denies it can be a true Christian. Without resurrection there is no Christian faith, no salvation, and no hope. “If there is no resurrection of the dead,” Paul explained, “then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty

Matthew-6-33

Pharisees, Hypocrites, and Us

How did the Pharisees hear Jesus’ call to perfection? The Pharisees believed that their best would be good enough for God – especially if they adorned their religion with as many carefully crafted ceremonies and rituals as possible. That’s where all their trust and all their hope for Heaven lay. They of course formally recognized that they, too, were imperfect, but they

John 11:22

Raising the Dead and Feeding the Five Thousand

Jesus raised His friend Lazarus from the dead. What was significant about the words of the dead man’s sister Martha when Lazarus still lay in the grave? When Jesus heard the news of His friend’s death, He delayed going to the grave. (The delay of four days ensured that no one could misinterpret the miracle as a fraud

Luke 2:52

The Youth of Jesus

What do we know about Jesus’ childhood Luke 2 presents the one authentic biblical account of Jesus’ childhood, and the scene reveals a very normal boy with true-to-life parents. Joseph and Mary were traveling with a large caravan of friends and relatives from Nazareth to celebrate the Passover in Jerusalem. No doubt hundreds of people from their community went together to

Faith = Surrender

What does having faith in Jesus as one’s Savior look like in real life? Scripture describes faith as a wholehearted trust in Christ personally (Galatians 2:16; Philippians 3:9). Not merely faith about Him; faith in Him. Note the difference: If I say I believe some promise you have made, I am saying far less than if I say I trust you.

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