JOURNEY WITH JESUS ON HIS JOURNEY TO THE CROSS

JOURNEY WITH JESUS ON HIS JOURNEY TO THE CROSS by Sinclair B. Ferguson for Core Christianity We read a lot of poetry at school, but among my favourites were the vivid narratives in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. There was something fascinating about the characters en route to Canterbury that Chaucer portrayed—pilgrims on their way to visit the shrine of Archbishop Thomas Becket. These included such memorable individuals as the much-married Wife of Bath and the “verray, parfit gentil” Knight. But—no doubt somewhat prejudiced by a sense that I was…

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Approaching Others

Approaching Others Two years ago our church taught a class on how to introduce people to Christ. A six week program designed to teach people how to approach others, open the door of conversation and give them a peek at ourselves as Christians. The class was great, very informative and helped tremendously in certain areas. Unfortunately, opening the door to meet others was not one of the areas it helped me. After spending many years in AA meetings and having the opportunity to discuss sin with people on a level…

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Christ Magnified in His World Through Servants Satisfied in His Worth (Video)

Christ Magnified in His World Through Servants Satisfied in His Worth Video by Pastor John Piper God will not settle for redeeming people from just a few parts of the globe. He will have people from every tribe, tongue, and nation, and he will use his church, sending and going, to proclaim his terms of peace. John Piper returned to the Bethlehem pulpit to preach this new message during the church’s annual missions focus. Video Source

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Losing It All To Gain Everything

Losing It All To Gain Everything At age 17 I lost my dad to an accident. He had not been in my life for a number of years and when he died I was in the throes of my addiction. My dad was an addict and when he died, as a hero fireman, one his brothers-in-arms found the bottle with Seconal and Valium. I feel confident at least one was in his system. When the dust settled there was a sizable inheritance that was left for me and my two…

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THE REAL STORY OF CHRISTMAS

THE REAL STORY OF CHRISTMAS by Adriel Sanchez for Core Christianity Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel! It’s that time of year when Christians throughout the world celebrate what God has accomplished in history. During this time in particular, we celebrate the incarnation. For those unfamiliar with this event, and for those whose understanding could use a little deepening, here is the who, when, and why of what took place: Who During Christmas we celebrate the birth of God. That…

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Advent Strange Visitors from the East (Podcast)

Advent Strange Visitors from the East Podcast from Stories of the Master Months after Jesus is born, magi from the East arrive in Jerusalem looking for the king of Israel. But their request stirs up the city. What will King Herod say and do? He has killed to preserve his power before. He will kill again. How will God preserve the Holy Family?  More Stories of the Master >>>

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What Do Christians Believe About the Nature of Jesus? (Podcast)

What Do Christians Believe About the Nature of Jesus? (Podcast) by J Warner for Cold Case Christianity In this blast from the past, J. Warner examines the nature of Jesus. Was Jesus just a man? Was he a good teacher or a prophet? Did He have supernatural powers? Was he God Himself? What do other faith systems believe about the nature of Jesus, and what must we believe about Jesus in order to call ourselves Christians? More At Cold Case Christianity >>>

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