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Want to learn more about the Bible? about God? about Jesus? Dig into these resources for the basics.

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Angels: God’s bailiffs

Judgment day will be a very busy time for God’s holy angels. Half of them will be appointed to serve as God’s bailiffs, arresting…

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Angels: God’s child protectors

Some of the sweetest religious art depicts winged angels hovering over children walking or sleeping in their little beds. Those images are not just…

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Angels: God’s messengers

It is our joy (and burden) to live in an age of multiple means of communication. You can get your thoughts to another person…

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Chariots of fire

Gehazi, servant to the prophet Elisha, had no difficulty seeing his problems. Ben-Hadad II, the evil king of Aram, had sent an entire company…

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Oh, grow up!

Don’t you hate it when your kids settle? Know what I mean . . . when they settle for Cs when they could get As…

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Our streets are so violent

The human race just can’t get over having been expelled from Paradise. We just cannot shake the illusion that there should be heaven on…

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Where does your compass point?

If you are a fan of the movie series Pirates of the Caribbean, you know all about Captain Jack Sparrow’s magic compass. His compass did…

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God plays a long game

Try as we might, we can’t see into the future. We can guess, plot probabilities, and make predictions, but our ideas could be totally…

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Threefold blessing

The triune nature of God remains a mystery. We admittedly trust and worship a God whom we don’t completely understand. Yet he isn’t eons…

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Let there be people

Let there be people God began his work on the sixth day with the creation of land animals, both the wild ones and those…

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Early judgment day

Is God’s patience unlimited? In a sense it is. His mercy triumphs over judgment. Our Savior’s blood washes even the dirtiest sinner clean. His…

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You’ll make it

The incarnation of Jesus is the centerpiece of human history for many reasons. God taking on human flesh sends a powerful message of how…