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Extraordinary Claims And Extraordinary Evidence

April 20, 2018

Three weeks ago today was “Good Friday,” the day many Christians commemorate the death of Jesus by crucifixion. It was on that day, as I made final preparations for the busy Easter weekend, that I recalled the statement by the late scientist Carl Sagan, “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” For an increasing number of people […]

Knocking Down Strongholds

June 14, 2017

One of the more picturesque expressions in the Bible is the word “stronghold.” When I think of the word stronghold a number of images come to mind. I see a well-secured fortress that can hold prisoners, or enslave the vanquished in battle. I imagine an impenetrable structure rendering no hope for escape. Have you ever […]

Showing Hospitality To Angels

September 12, 2016

A few weeks ago I gave a message highlighting the text in Hebrews 13:2 that states: “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Not long after that, I heard a report of a person who said, “Remember that message on […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: January

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: February

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: March

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: April

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: May

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: June

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]

Following Jesus Through The Gospels: July

December 21, 2015

27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” –Jesus (John 10:27) Each day read the assigned portion from one of the New Testament Gospels. Then based on what you read in the passage ask yourself these three questions: 1) What does Jesus want me to know in this passage? 2) […]