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Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. — John 1:14 MSG The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons Video: God

The Hope of Jesus

Hope We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf. — Hebrews 6:19–20 The first-century symbol of Christianity was an anchor, not a cross. Pictured on the epitaphs of first-, second-, and third-century believers,

The Giant of Addiction Must Fall

  We’re an addicted generation. We don’t think of ourselves as addicted, but we are. That’s a tough blanket to spread, isn’t it? Mention the word addicted and the tone in a room instantly changes. Our minds connect the word to the “big” addictions only, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, or porn. We think of

A New Approach To Christmas

The NIV Bible Bible Study Reading: Isaiah 7:1-17; Isaiah 9:1-7 Once a year the Christmas season strikes both the sacred and the secular spheres of life with sledgehammer force. Suddenly Jesus Christ is everywhere. For approximately one month His presence is inescapable. You may accept Him or reject Him, affirm Him or deny Him, but

Where Is Jesus? The Foot of the Empty Cross

Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. — Acts 4:12 What is the ultimate victory of the cross? That it could not hold the Savior of the world, who triumphed over sin and death, winning salvation for mankind. The

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Bible Verses about Heaven

What does the Bible say about heaven? There are Bible verses about heaven in fifty-four of the sixty-six books in the Bible. Jesus mentions Heaven about seventy times in the book of Matthew alone. Scriptures about Heaven appears from the very first verse in Genesis- “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth”- to the last

Free Easter Family Devotional: Awesome Bible Answers for Curious Kids

As I recently strolled down the grocery aisle, I was taken aback by the shelves piled high with jelly beans, plastic-wrapped gift baskets, pink and yellow marshmallow chicks, and giant chocolate bunnies! No wonder kids get confused about Easter!  For believing moms and dads, explaining Christmas to our kids is a cinch. This is because

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