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What is a Chiasm? Chiastic Structure in the Bible?
Chiasms are found throughout the Bible, providing insight and structure to better understand and remember God’s Word.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day — St. Patrick and His Prayer
Some little-known details about the man for whom this day is named. A History of St. Patrick…
Will AI and Transhumanism be the Second “FALL” of Mankind?
In Genesis 3, God judged man’s sin and promised a Rescuer. Will AI and transhumanism bring another “fall?” And will God send a Rescuer again?
What’s Wrong with This FB Lenten Fast?
Recently a post on Facebook suggested things to fast from during Lent. However, there are problems with this fast.
What is Lent? Should I Give Up Something?
Lent starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Resurrection Day. However, many Christians don’t understand or observe it. What should we know? And how should we observe Lent?
What are “The Five Love Languages” of God?
The Five Love Languages is a popular book to understand how we want to be loved and how we can love others. What are God’s Five Love Languages?
Valentine’s Word Search Puzzle — Love
Fun for children and adults. Take a few minutes to read the Bible verses and search for the words. Download puzzle and answers.
What is Apologetics? Why Should You Care?
Many are not familiar with the word “apologetics.” Some wonder if it has anything to do with apologizing. It doesn’t, but what does it mean?
Is Jesus’ Resurrection More Important than His Death?
The answer is "yes!" and "no!" Let me explain. It must be understood that Jesus' death and resurrection each had their own specific work to accomplish. And each brought about a specific and separate part of God's redemptive plan for mankind. Jesus' death...
How Do I Change My Life? Two New Year’s Resolutions that will work!
There are two New Year’s Resolutions that will work. What are they? Set them now and see how they will change your life.
What Good Comes from Suffering and Loss?
Watch the video clip below or Tullian’s entire message here. We share with you a comment from Fred who viewed this on YouTube: "This is a great reminder of the purpose of our trials. One of the best lessons I've learned is that when you think life really stinks, the...
In Case You Missed It: Top Ten Got Questions from 2022
Which questions garnered the most attention this year? Which videos were most watched? Check out our top 10 Got Questions and top 10 videos.
Look up! A New Year’s Motto by James Smith,1865
We are entering a new year. We shall have new toils, new trials, new temptations, and new troubles. Therefore, let us seek grace and look up!
The Gate of the Year: A Message to a Troubled Nation
She was only 13 years old and had a fondness for the words of a poem titled God Knows … And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year…
Suppose this really did happen just as the Bible says it did. . .
by Pastor Wayne Edwards, Heritage Baptist Church “And she will bring forth a son, and you shall call His name JESUS for He will shall save His people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 The fact that a baby boy was born in Bethlehem more than 2000 years ago is confirmed...
What is the Significance of the Wise Men’s Gifts? And, Were These Men Kings (or Magi)?
The wise men brought three gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Were these men three kings? And, what did the gifts represent? Each tells something about Jesus.
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How Did the Wise Men (Magi) Know This Was the Messiah? How Did They Know to Follow His Star?
How did the wise men know this was the Messiah? Why did they follow a star? What is the lesson for us in what they did?
Who Were the Three Wise Men (Magi / Kings) ? Why Did Herod Fear Them?
Who were these men? Were there only three? From where did the three Wise Men come? Why did Herod fear them?
Christmas Advent Candle 2 – LOVE: Promise Reveals Love
We light an Advent candle each Sunday leading up to Christmas to prepare our hearts by renewing our hope, growing our love, rejoicing in Christ, and finding rest and peace. On the second Sunday of Advent we light the candle of Love.
What is Advent?
The word “advent” comes from the Latin “advenio,” meaning “coming” or “arrival” of a notable person, thing, or event.
President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
On October 3, 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation designating Thursday, November 26th as a national day of thanks.
Christmas Advent Candle 1 – HOPE: Prophecy Gives Hope
We light an Advent candle each Sunday leading up to Christmas to prepare our hearts by renewing our hope, growing our love, rejoicing in Christ, and finding rest and peace. Week one of Advent is a candle of hope.
Seven Benefits of Knowing God
Thanksgiving is a day set apart for remembering all the things for which we are thankful. Psalm 103 reminds us of the blessings from the Lord, calling them benefits. What are the seven benefits that we should be thankful every day?
Is Your Thanksgiving Glass ½ Empty or ½ Full?
How do you see your life? 1/2 empty or 1/2 full? Watch this really short video and be inspired and filled with gratitude!
Is Not Voting a Sin? And, how is voting like praying?
In the last election, more than 20 million Christians did not vote. Is that the right thing to do? Are there legitimate reasons not to vote?
What Did President Reagan Say About Racism, Marxism, and God?
What did President Reagan say about racism and Marxism? What vow did he confidently make on behalf of our nation? Watch now!
What are the Mysteries in the Bible?
Jesus spoke of two mysteries. Both Paul and John wrote about mysteries. So what are these mysteries we find in the Bible?
What Signs Indicate the End is Near?
Many signs reveal that the end is drawing near, and Jesus will soon return for His Bride. We don’t know how soon, but the signs do give us some clues.
What is the Mazzaroth?
The Bible mentions the Mazzaroth but tells us very little about what it is. But there is a meaning to it, and it’s amazing.