When life doesn't make sense

When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

The Bible warns us that “evil” days will come (Ecclesiastes 12:1; Matthew 6:34; Ephesians 5:16). Job observed, “Man born of woman is of few days and full of trouble” (Job 14:1; cf. Psalm 73:14, 21). At times, there will be events, situations, diagnoses, tragedies, and conditions in our lives that will not make sense. At such times, our faith will be tested. And, in such storms, there are foundation stones that cannot be moved.

Three Tears from a Savior’s Eye

Big boys don't cry.   So we tell little boys when they fall. Then they read in their Bibles that Jesus wept. Does that mean He was a 'sissy'? No. One has to consider the...

10 Things I Wish the World Knew About Jesus

If the church had the opportunity to preach one sermon to the whole world, what should it be? Its theme would have to be Jesus, for there is no salvation “in any other, for...

Why did Jesus first refuse, and then drink the vinegar offered at the cross?

It was the custom of the Romans to offer a man being crucified drugged wine so that he might more easily endure his cross. Jesus refused the wine, however...
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The Crucifixion from A to Z

A reminds us of His arrest like a common criminal and the legions of angels who could have been summoned by Jesus. B is for the betrayal by a 'friend,' the murderer Barabbas, the blood...

Big Boys Don’t Cry

So we tell little boys when they fall. Then they read in their Bibles that Jesus wept. Does that mean He was a “sissie?” No. One has to consider the reason for the tears....
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What Did They See?

“And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him . . . the people stood looking on” (Luke 23:33–35). Look at those last few words one more time: “the people...

The Mighty Deeds of King Jesus Quiz

How much do you know about King Jesus the Christ?
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John’s Seven Signs

The book of John focuses on seven of Jesus’ miracles, and a careful study of each can provide us with principles of encouragement.  Disappointments? Remember when Jesus addressed an embarrassing moment, turning the water into...

The Greatest Gift of All

A long time ago in Persia, a benevolent ruler named Shah Abbis reigned