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Hope From Israel: The Power of God’s Word

Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the entire second series of Pastor Mike’s Israel devotions from this past week, as he reminds us just how powerful God’s Word is in our lives.

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Hope From Israel: How Do You Remember God’s Promises?

What can you do to write the words of God on the gates that you go in and out of each day? Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Zion Gate, one of the gates that lead into Jerusalem, Pastor Mike helps us find ways to remember God’s words and promises.

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Hope From Israel: You Can See the Joy God Sees

You can enjoy life as God sees it. Joy is even better. Pain is endurable. So how do you get there? Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Pastor Mike shows us how we can get closer to God’s perspective.

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Not lost in translation

I consulted with a group of Christians in the former East Germany shortly after the Berlin Wall came down. Democracy was beginning to take…

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Don’t get too attached

The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah have become legendary as benchmarks for violent depravity and the drastic punishment brought upon them by God. Though…

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Prayer changes me

Where in your life has prayer made the biggest difference? Yes, prayer changes things. But God holds interest beyond things. He has his eye—and…

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They felt it

These poor fellas never got past Saturday. Maybe it was Monday when they were walking back to Emmaus, but they were feeling like it…

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Abide with me

The risen Lord Jesus gave an extraordinary gift to two disciples from his wider acquaintance, to a man named Cleopas and his friend. Without…

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Easter is about/for real events

The most frequently used words in John’s account of Easter morning is . . . “saw” or “looked” (John 20:1-20). Mary saw the stone…

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Easter is about/for real places

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem is believed by most scholars to mark the actual tomb of Jesus. This church was built…

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Easter is about/for real people

Easter is more than a story. It’s history. Because history is about real people, places, and things, which are exactly what we find in…

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Convinced by witnesses

The resurrection wasn’t proved by forensic science. The empty tomb gave up only so many clues. Those on the scene came to different conclusions…