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Immanuel, God With Us

The Name The name Immanuel appears twice in the Hebrew Scriptures and once in the New Testament. In Greek, it is rendered Emmanouel. One of the most comforting of all the names and titles of Jesus, it is literally translated with us is God or, as Matthew’s Gospel puts it, God with us. When our sins made it impossible

Does Heaven Really Exist

Does Heaven Really Exist?

Does the Bible say very much about Heaven? Jesus mentions Heaven about seventy times in the book of Matthew alone. It appears from the very first verse in Genesis—”In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth”—to the last reference found at the end of Revelation—”[He] showed me the great city . . .

Building Family Ties with Faith Love and Laughter

Which Way from Here?

Remember Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, when Alice came upon the Cheshire Cat sitting in the crook of a tree? “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the cat.  “I don’t much care where—” said Alice. “Then

Get Outdoors and Stress Less

Get Outdoors

“God writes the Gospel, not in the Bible alone, but on the trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.” — Author Unknown The great outdoors provides more thank just beautiful scenery and a wealth of raw materials. Its true riches have been known for centuries. When we get outdoors, we can draw on these

True Wisdom quote by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Climb the Right Mountain

  “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.” —Psalm 37:5 In 1988, Jim Hayhurst Sr., a forty-seven-year-old former Procter & Gamble professional and advertising executive, became the oldest member of the Canadian Expedition to reach the summit of the tallest peak on earth, Mount Everest. Jim’s book, The

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