“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” ~ Martin Luther
Do you remember the events of 2011? God removed seven men from power that year.
Of course you know Jesus. That’s what the day is about—Good Friday. He died on the cross for our sins. I am so grateful.
But there was the other Jesus—Jesus Barabbas. The criminal. The one they let go… Here’s an amazing thing: His Jewish name would really be Jesus Bar Abba. Which means Jesus, Son of Father.
A committed atheist, hardnosed Chicago Tribune legal affairs editor Lee Strobel, marshalled his skills in journalism and law to find out what had happened to his wife, who had become a follower of Christ.
This post is mainly excerpted from Dr. Timothy Keller’s excellent Preaching in a Secular Culture.
His advice is not just for preachers but is also useful for teaching a Bible study or giving a short testimony. What we say and how we say it should point people to Jesus. I’m only presenting his four main points and some quotes. I’m only scratching the surface here of a very rich nine-page document. It’s worth your time to read and absorb it. The rest of this post are quotes from Dr. Keller’s original work.
Did you see the recent study on how the Earth makes water? The current popular theory is that asteroids brought water to our planet. Really? When 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water? This new discovery makes more sense.
Have you ever meditated on the incarnation of Christ? Other than His divine conception, God entered into our world in the normal human way, in utero, through birth, and into childhood.
Jesus is our example in sharing our faith with others. The following is a portion from the devotional, “A Good Witness,” sent out by Truth for Life.
The En-Gedi scroll is a unique archaeological discovery in many ways. Unearthed in 1970, this ancient scroll was the first to be found in a synagogue excavation. In addition, it was also the first to be found still in an ark.
Nancy Leigh DeMoss and others are calling women to pray together Friday evening, September 23rd.
I’ve decided it’s about time I read Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ and learn the story the way the general intended it to be told. Perhaps the book or the film will prompt you to study, too, to see if Jesus really is God, as He claimed.