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The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi: Bethlehem

The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi: Bethlehem

Where It All Began So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While

Jesus OBS — Wrapping It Up!

We have a high priest who is able to understand, and since He understands we find mercy and grace when we need it. When we fall, we are not forgotten. When we stumble, we are not abandoned. Our God gets us. ~ Max Lucado I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes

Six Hours One Friday

He was uneasy. He had been since noon. It wasn’t the deaths that troubled him. The centurion was no stranger to finality. Over the years he’d grown callous to the screams of the crucified. He’d mastered the art of numbing his heart. But this crucifixion plagued him. The day began as had a hundred others — dreadfully. It

Telling the Easter Story and Jesus’ Resurrection with Eggs

It’s been a tradition in Christian families for years to us plastic eggs to teach children the meaning of Easter and the story of Jesus’ resurrection. While there are many Christian stores that sell the Resurrection Egg (TM) kits, I’ve found that making them on your own is fairly easy if you have the time

Jesus OBS week 5 — Miracle Worker

[Jesus] gave thanks and broke the loaves… They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve baskets of broken pieces. — Matthew 14:19-20 Jesus showed us time and time again that God not only knows what we need, but can and will provide for us when we trust in Him. ~ Max

Simply Resistible

Modern Bible readers see Jesus as an extension of the Jewish Scriptures, our Old Testament. Jewish leaders in Jesus’ day didn’t see Him as an extension or fulfillment of anything… From their vantage point, Jesus was introducing something new. On this, they were correct. ~ Andy Stanley BEFORE YOU BEGIN A quick reading reminder before

Jesus OBS Week 2 — Friend of Sinners

Today salvation has come to this house… for the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. — Luke 19:9-10 An ounce of obedience is all Jesus wants! ~ Max Welcome to week two of the Jesus Online Bible Study. This week we’re studying one of the most shocking and incredible aspects

Jesus OBS Week 1 — God with Us

The power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy One to be born will be called the Son of God. — Gabriel to Mary in Luke 1:35 We have a high priest who is able to understand, and since He understands we find mercy and grace when we need it. When we

And He can’t wait to get you home.

Look to Jesus

Carinette has a spark in her. A look. A bounce in her step. A light in her eyes. She is one of fifty-seven children in the Haitian orphanage: all dark skinned, bright eyed, curly haired, Creole speaking, and fun loving. Each one is precious. But this seven-year-old stands out from the others. Not as a result of

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