Without a doubt, the most famous statue of Jesus in the entire world is Christ the Redeemer. Overlooking the sprawling city of Rio de Janeiro in South America, the Redeemer…
“His disciples will have to look more saved if I am to believe in their savior.” Topics Illustrated Include: Christianity Christians Discipleship Disobedience Hypocrisy Jesus Lifestyle Obedience Quotes Saved…
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“Jesus Christ came not to be served but to die, to give His life. That sets Him apart from the founder of every other major religion. Their purpose was to live and be an example; Jesus’ purpose was to die and be a sacrifice.”
While no two Christmas lists are ever the exact same, it’s a sure bet that most kids want the hi-tech staples that have come to define our culture: an iPad, a video game or two, and a new cell phone. But a few kids from India had a different list entirely; they just wanted to be set free from slavery.
And thanks to a recent raid, they got just what they wanted.
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There are lots of people who like what Jesus has to offer…but don’t like Jesus. For instance, they want salvation but find His teachings on the subject intolerable. But Jesus can’t be picked apart; He and His gifts are a package deal.
That’s the lesson a thirsting Jill Pole learned when a lion blocked her path to a life-saving stream.
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Joy to the World is the most-recognized and most-published Christmas hymn in America. Since its writing in 1719, Isaac Watts’ tune has become a holiday necessity at sacred – and even secular – gatherings.
But ironically, Watts never intended the song to be about Christ’s birth; in fact, he had a very different occasion in mind.
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Though they had never met one another, Judy Wein and Ling Young had much in common. They were both in the South Tower when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001. They were both bleeding and terrified, as well. Worse, they were both trapped.
But they would share one more commonality on that fateful day.
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No, this isn’t my attempt at a spinoff of the world-famous WWJD bracelet; I was just thinking about what Donald Trump would say to lots of Christians if he were in the sandals of Jesus listening to a modern day Christian explain his or her level of commitment.
The Upper Room meets the Boardroom. Oh yeah….