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25 Scriptures to Start Memorizing with Your Kids Today

25 Scriptures to Start Memorizing with Your Kids Today

Motherhood is flying by. It seems just yesterday I was postpartum-weeping with a fussy newborn in my arms. Now, my oldest is nearly a decade old, which leaves me just 412 Saturdays left with him. (I counted.) Of all the things I hope to accomplish in this brief window of time with my children, at

The Way of the Essenes

About 150 years before the birth of Jesus the Messiah, some of God’s people — the Essenes — established a community in the Judea Wilderness near the northern end of the Dead Sea. We know it as Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Not all scholars agree that Essenes lived at Qumran, wrote

The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)

Editors Note: Amazing prophecies of God’s plans for the world can be found embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of the prophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight into God’s plan for the ages. On the evening of October 11th Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement begins and it

52 Scriptures Every Kid Should Know

I sat there, feet dangling off the edge of my bed.  My ruffled pajama bottoms hung past my ankles and hovered over the top of my toes. Bedtime was my favorite time with my father.  I was a young girl, maybe 3 or 4, but he made it a practice to have my sister and

Matthew 9:36

Jesus’ POV

When He saw the crowds… – Matthew 9:36 If you want to get the attention of a roomful of teenagers, turn something wild loose. A little touch of chaos in the atmosphere periodically is an asset to any youth group. Years ago when I was a youth pastor, I turned something loose as I got ready to tell the

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World-Class Rebels in Need of Grace

With one voice they cried out, “Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!” (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder.) — Luke 23:14–19 Rebel and murderer. Anger in his heart and blood on his hands. Defiant. Violent. A troublemaker. A life taker. He is guilty and

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