This Easter season, take time to revisit the cross. I enjoy egg hunts and chocolate bunnies as much as anybody, but nothing can replace the cross—it’s the crux of Christianity.
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Women played a vital role in the Bible. When Jesus was arrested, the male disciples forsook Him. Only John and a few courageous women followed Jesus to the bitter end.
Our society is full of quitters. It might surprise you that one of the New Testament authors was a quitter who later redeemed himself and had a profound impact on the early church.
Here’s the million dollar question, what was Paul’s thorn in the flesh? He intentionally left it vague and, as a result, preachers have speculated about it for over 1900 years.
Not everyone loved David. He was hated by his King Saul, his loyalists and all the enemies of Israel. God’s favor on David provoked jealousy and placed a bull’s-eye on his back.
John 6 describes a horde of fickle followers who trailed Jesus because of the LOAVES He gave them instead of their LOVE for Him.
Take heart, friend, there is no failure in your life too great for the grace of God to overcome. Never let defeat have the last word. Failure doesn’t have to be final.
In 1 Kings 18 we find Elijah standing in total victory on top of Mount Carmel, but in the very next chapter he is cowering in a cave wishing to die. What caused this extreme emotional swing and what can we learn from it?
When Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River, the heavens opened and the Holy Spirit descended as a dove upon Him.
Contrary to some opinions, Jesus wasn’t always a Mr. Nice Guy who never offended anyone with His words and always avoided controversy.
Jesus anointed by two different women. Both women used alabaster boxes of ointment – costly perfume – both homes were owned by men named Simon.
In 2017, we saw a tidal wave of sex scandals and shamed scoundrels. USA TODAY reported that over 135 prominent men have been accused of sexual misconduct since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke.
Like Jonathan’s crippled son, Mephibosheth, we have received divine favor and affection due to the atonement Christ made as our substitute.