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Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:11:33 +0000

 



Celebrate Advent: The Coming of Jesus Christ at...

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Celebrating Advent involves a period of spiritual preparation for Christmas when many Christians make themselves ready for the coming of Jesus Christ.



Read the Christmas Story of the Birth of Jesus...

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The Christmas story gives a biblical account of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. It is found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.



The Ultimate Collection of Bible Verses for...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Take a few minutes to meditate on these Christmas Bible verses and make Jesus Christ the center of your Christmas celebrations this year.



When Is Advent in 2016? (Plus Previous and...

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This 2016 Advent dates calendar gives the four Sundays of Advent (plus previous years) and an explanation of how those dates are determined.



Learn the Meaning Behind the Customs of the...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The Advent wreath is used by Christians to prepare for Christ's coming at Christmas. Learn the meaning behind the customs of the Advent wreath.



3 Main Advent Colors Are Packed With Meaning

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Three main Advent colors are packed with rich meaning. Enhance your appreciation of the season by better understanding of what each color symbolizes.



44 Messianic Prophecies Fulfilled in Jesus Christ

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Take a look at 44 Messianic prophecies Jesus fulfilled in his life, along with supporting Scripture references from the Old and New Testament.



Christian Baby Boy Names: From Aaron to Zechariah

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This collection of Christian baby boy names brings together Bible names or names from biblical words, including the language, origin and meaning.



Christian Baby Girl Names: From Abigail to Zina

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This collection of Christian baby girl names brings together Bible names or names derived from biblical words, including the language, origin, and meaning.



102 Biblical Names of God and Jesus

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Studying the names of God is one of the most uplifting Bible adventures a Christian can explore. With 102 names presented, the list is quite extensive.



19 Inspirational Bible Verses Guaranteed to...

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This collection of 19 inspirational Bible verses will encourage and lift your spirit with messages and promises from Scripture.



Why Joseph Was Chosen as the Earthly Father of...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Learn about Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus, what he accomplished, his character strengths, and what he teaches us about integrity and obedience.



Celebrate Christ's Birth With Christmas Prayers...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This collection of Christmas prayers and poems will help you celebrate the gift of Christ throughout the season of his birth.



Find Out Why We Celebrate Christmas on December...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Christian history reveals quite a bit of controversy over the actual date of Jesus' birth, raising the question, why do we celebrate Christmas at all?



Teach Kids About the Bible With a Jesse Tree...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Consider this Jesse Tree Advent custom as a unique and fun way to teach your children about the Bible at Christmas time.



Learn 'A Christmas Lesson' Through a Young...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

'A Christmas Lesson' is an original Christian poem exploring the true meaning of Christmas through the eyes of a young boy.



In the Beginning: The Bible's Story of Creation

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Take a look at the creation story from the book of Genesis. Learn simple yet profound nuggets of truth from the seven days of creation in the Bible.



Is Your Loved One Sick? Say These Healing Prayers

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Jesus said many prayers for healing, curing the sick as he walked this earth. Today, as his followers pray, he continues to pour out his healing balm.



What Is the Definition of Immanuel in the Bible?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

What does Immanuel mean? Mentioned by Isaiah, the word predicted that a savior would come live among his people. 700 years later, Jesus was born.



13 Bible Verses for Parents of a New Baby

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Parents, consider one of these new baby Bible verses for your baby dedication service, christening, birth announcements, and baby shower cards.



25 Optimistic Bible Verses to Give You Hope

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As you meditate on these uplifting Bible verses about hope, allow the Lord to inspire your spirit with assurance and peace.



Get Acquainted With the 12 Apostles of Jesus...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The 12 apostles were ordinary men God used in extraordinary ways to carry the gospel to the world. Learn what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ.



What the Story of David and Goliath Teaches Us...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The Bible story of David and Goliath teaches us a lesson about facing giant problems or impossible situations by seeing them from God's point of view.



37 New Testament Miracles of Jesus in...

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The miracles of Jesus transformed countless lives. These divine acts of love and power led people to the Savior and opened their hearts to salvation.



Meet Elizabeth: Mother of John the Baptist

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Learn about the life and qualities of Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist. Elizabeth has served as a model of patience and humility for centuries.



Meet Mary: Mother of Jesus and Humble Servant...

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Mary the Mother of Jesus was chosen by God to give birth to the Savior of the World. The virgin Mary willingly submitted, trusting in God's plan.



Read a Unique Poetical Version of the Christmas...

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10 Inspiring Bible Verses to Bring in the New...

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Meditate on these Bible verses for the New Year and be inspired to lead a fresh walk forward with God and a deeper commitment to living your faith.



Explore the Uniqueness of God the Father

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

God the Father is one of the three Persons in the Trinity, and the One True God. See how the Heavenly Father is as an example to all other fathers.​



28 Comforting Bible Verses for Funerals and...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These funeral Bible verses are a meaningful way to allow God's powerful Word to offer solace and strength to your loved ones in their time of grief.



Meet King Herod the Great and Learn Why He...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

King Herod the Great stopped at nothing to keep his throne. Learn how an angel warned Joseph and Mary to escape with the future Savior of the world.​



Agape: What Does the Bible Say About the...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Agape is a Greek term for one of the four types of love in the Bible. Jesus showed agape love and commanded​ his followers to do likewise.



12 Bible Verses to Help You Say Thank You

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Are you looking for words to express your appreciation to a friend or family member? Here are thank you Bible verses to help you get the job done.



Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas With...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Focus on celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, as you enjoy two original Christian poems about the true meaning of Christmas.



18 Bible Verses to Give You Strength

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These Bible verses about strength will remind you where your strength comes from. The Lord is the source of our power, and his might is unlimited.



6 Timeless Christmas Movies for Christians to...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

I've selected a few favorite Christmas movies sure to appeal to Christian families and provide an opportunity for a memorable family movie night.



What Are the Core Doctrines and Beliefs of...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Christianity as a religion includes many branches with varying doctrinal positions. Here are the core beliefs central to most Christian denominations.



25 Meaningful Bible Verses About Love

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

God's Word overflows with passages that speak of divine love, brotherly love, and romantic love. This collection showcases 25 Bible verses about love.



Find the Perfect Prayer for Any Occasion

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These prayers for all occasions will help you pray in times of need, if you're facing a problem, or simply assist you in developing your prayer life.



What Do Christians Celebrate on Epiphany?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Learn all about Epiphany, also called Three Kings Day and Twelfth Day, and why it's observed primarily by Orthodox, Catholic, and Anglican Christians.



6 Prayers and Poems to Celebrate Thanksgiving Day

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Enjoy this collection of Christ-focused Thanksgiving prayers and poems as you give thanks and celebrate the holiday with family and friends.



5 Bedtime Prayers to Teach (and Enjoy With)...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Try teaching these bedtime prayers for children to your kids. They will enjoy the rhyme and rhythm while learning and praying these simple prayers.



The Complete Traditional Christian Wedding...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Plan and customize your Christian wedding ceremony, and understand each aspect of the service with this complete guide and outline to help you.



Who Did Jesus Call the Greatest Man to Ever Live?

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John the Baptist was a most distinctive character who wore wild clothing, lived in the desert on locust and honey, and preached a strange message.



10 Ways to Keep Christ at the Center of Your...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Here are ten simple yet purposeful ways to set aside the usual distractions and keep Christ in Christmas throughout the holiday season.



Travel the Steps of Romans Road to Salvation

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Romans Road lays out the plan of salvation through a series of Bible verses from the book of Romans. Learn this easy method of explaining the gospel.



Meet King Solomon: The Wisest Man Who Ever Lived

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

King Solomon used wisdom to lead Israel, but his accomplishments became meaningless when he turned from God. Learn the message his life holds today.



How Well Do You Know King David?

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King David was one of the central figures of the Old Testament, a passionate man of extreme highs and lows. Learn why King David was called a man after God's own heart.



16 Bible Verses About Healing the Body and Spirit

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These healing Bible verses will remind you that God hears your every prayer. In times of need, we can cry out to our loving heavenly Father for help.



Remember God's Care With 25 Bible Verses for...

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These comforting Bible verses contain some of the most inspiring words in Scripture, proving that we worship a personal God who cares deeply about us.



The Gospel of Mark Paints a Striking Image of...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The Gospel of Mark reveals Jesus the Servant. This dramatic, action-filled account was written by John Mark to prove that Jesus Christ is the Messiah.



26 Bible Verses About Children to Share With...

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Christian parents, as you're making a fresh commitment to memorize Bible verses this year, why not make it fun and get your children involved too?



Conquer Your Fears With 18 Bible Verses About...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These Bible verses about courage supply powerful reinforcement from God's Word to overcome your fears. Take strength from Scripture just as Jesus did.



10 Bible Verses for Wishing a Happy Birthday

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

A birthday is a time for celebration, especially for Christians who are born again. You can rejoice in God's love with these birthday Bible verses.



Teach Your Kids These Prayers They Will Love to...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Kids love to say prayers with rhyme and rhythm. These are simple kids' prayers for children to say in the morning, evening, mealtime or anytime.



How to Incorporate a Unity Candle into Your...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Get tips for planning the Lighting of the Unity Candle in your Christian wedding ceremony and try this sample narrative.



Why Easter Is the Most Important Christian...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Easter Sunday is typically the most well-attended church service of the year. Learn the meaning of Easter and why Christians celebrate it.



Meet James the Less: Obscure Apostle

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

James the Less was one of the least known apostles. Although we learn almost nothing about him in Scripture, we do know he sacrificed everything to answer God's call. His obscurity may have been the most remarkable detail of his life.



Meet the Wise Men Who Visited Jesus

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Three Kings followed a star to find the young Messiah, Jesus Christ. Learn the amazing story of the Three Kings from the East.



13 Traditional Dinner Prayers for Saying Grace

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These meal blessings are traditional, simple Christian dinner prayers for saying grace. They are great for mealtimes and holidays like Thanksgiving.



Meet Jesus of Nazareth: Savior of the World

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Jesus Christ is the central figure of Christianity. Learn who Jesus is, what he accomplished, and the lessons we can learn from his life.



Celebrate God's Gift of Friendship With These...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This uplifting collection of Bible verses about friendship celebrates the blessings of God in the gift of true Christian friendship.



Samson and Delilah Teach Us It's Never Too Late...

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The Bible story of Samson and Delilah teaches us that no matter how big we've failed, it's never too late to humble ourselves and turn to God.



24 Meaningful Bible Verses for Your Christian...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This selection of wedding Bible verses will help you narrow down your search with ideal Scriptures to include in your Christian marriage ceremony.



Meet Isaac: Son of Abraham

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Isaac, the miracle son of Abraham, was one of the great Jewish patriarchs. Learn how Isaac fulfilled God's promise to make Israel a great nation.



Learn the Lessons in the Story of Noah's Ark...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The Bible story of Noah's Ark and the Flood teaches us lessons about obedience and setting a godly example with our lives.



Zechariah - Father of John the Baptist

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Zechariah, a priest in the Jerusalem temple, had his prayers for a son miraculously answered by God in his old age. His wife Elizabeth gave birth to John the Baptist. Learn why an angel prevented Zechariah from speaking until his son was born.



What Does the Bible Say About the Rapture?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

What is the Rapture according to Christians? Study biblical theories about a cataclysmic, end times event unlike any other phenomenon in history.



7 Bible Verses for Giving Thanks and Praise

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Here are seven Thanksgiving Bible verses with well-chosen words sure to make your heart glad as you give thanks and praise on this holiday or any day.



Find Out Why Jacob Was Such an Important Old...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Jacob in the Bible was a key character of the Old Testament, although not always an honorable one. He resorted to lying, cheating, and manipulating.​



20 Bible Facts to Help You Know God Better

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Get to know the God of Scripture with these 20 Bible facts about God. Learn all about his nature and character.



Introduction to the Book of Genesis

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This resource introduces the book of Genesis, or the 'book of origins,' setting the stage for the rest of the Bible and revealing the nature of God.



Want to Become a Christian? Start Here

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

To become a Christian means taking the most important step in your life on earth. Learn what the Bible teaches about becoming a follower of Christ.



30 Inspirational Bible Verses to Build Your Faith

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These faith building Bible verses form a collection of inspirational and topical Bible verses chosen to fortify your faith and inspire spiritual growth.



What the Bible Says About Relationships

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Relationships are important to God. He is the one who instituted marriage and designed for us to live within families. The Bible has much to say about our earthly relationships.



Why Is the Holy Spirit the Least Understood...

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The Holy Spirit, member of the eternal Godhead with the Father and Son, serves as Christ's presence on Earth, ready to guide and empower believers.



How Do Christians Define Righteousness?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Righteousness is the moral state of perfection required by God to enter heaven. Learn how Jesus Christ opened the way to heaven for you.



Meet the Original Christmas Angel: Gabriel

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The Christmas angel, Gabriel, appeared to a virgin named Mary and told her she would be the mother of Jesus, the Savior of the world.



Your Guide to the Christian Holiday Calendar

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This Seasons of Faith Christian holiday calendar provides the dates for each of the major holidays typically celebrated by Christians each year.



What Does the Assemblies of God Denomination...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This overview of the Assemblies of God Church includes the distinguishing beliefs and practices of church as a Christian denomination.



The Story of Jonah Proves You Can't Run From God

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The story of Jonah and the Whale records one of the strangest events in the Bible. Learn the large lessons Jonah did as you consider what it means to obey.



Valuable Takeaways From the Life of Noah in the...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Noah in the Bible was a rare example of righteousness. In a world taken over by evil, he was the only faithful follower of God to be found.​



6 Family-Friendly Movie Recommendations

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

If your family is anything like mine, you're becoming quite selective when choosing family-friendly movies. Here are some of my family's best-loved films.



Suicide in the Bible: Does God Forgive Suicide?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Over the years, I've received many questions about what the Bible says about suicide: Does God forgive it? Do Christian who commit suicide go to hell?



God Confirmed His Covenant Through Jacob's Ladder

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Learn the meaning of the story of Jacob's ladder in the Bible when a vision unfolds of angels going up and down a stairway from heaven to earth.



Christmas Manger Poems: Return to the True...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Return to the true reason we celebrate the Christmas season with these original Christmas manger poems by Barb Cash and Tom Krause.



The Good News of Christmas Is The Gospel of...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The good news of Christmas is the gospel message of salvation in Jesus Christ. The purpose of Christmas is to share this greatest gift of all time.



Meet Simon the Zealot: Mystery Apostle

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Simon the Zealot remains a man of mystery among Jesus' twelve disciples. See why Bible scholars are still debating about Simon the Zealot today.



5 Key Differences Between the Rapture and the...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

There are differences between the Rapture and the Second Coming of Christ. Learn why these two events appear to be similar but are actually separate.



Explore Bethlehem: City of David and Birthplace...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Learn about Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in centuries past and see its ancient and enduring treasure, the Church of the Nativity.



Get in the Christmas Spirit With 12 Days of...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

The 12 Days of Christmas is a collection of 12 daily devotionals to inspire and encourage the spirit of Christmas and prepare you for the New Year.



Do All Dogs (and Other Pets) Really Go to Heaven?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Many Christians wonder, 'Do animals have souls? Do our pets go to heaven?' Take a look at what the Bible says about animals in the afterlife.



6 Facts Surrounding the Crucifixion of Jesus...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Jesus' crucifixion was one of the most disgraceful and painful forms of death in the ancient world. Consider the sacrifice Christ made on the cross.



What Can Joshua Teach Us About Christian...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Joshua in the Bible is one of the most successful of all ancient leaders. Learn why God favored him and how you can apply his methods to your life.



Christianity Symbols Illustrated Glossary

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

Enjoy this collection of Christian symbols, including pictures and descriptions of the most easily recognized markings and signs of Christianity.



Bible Verses and a Prayer You Can Say for Your...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This parent's prayer for a child will help you reflect on God's Word and remember his promises as you dedicate your precious one to God in prayer.



24 Bible Verses About the Importance of Family

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

God designed us to live in families. These 24 key Bible verses about family show important relational aspects of a godly family unit.​



What Do Lutherans Believe and Practice?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

This overview of Lutheran beliefs and practices includes the church's teachings as a Christian denomination and its departure from Roman Catholicism.



What Constitutes a Marriage in the Eyes of God?

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

What is the biblical definition of marriage? The Bible is very clear that marriage is a divinely established covenant between a man and a woman.



10 Bible Verses to Inspire Graduates With Hope...

2016-12-08T11:11:33Z

These Bible verses for graduation will inspire faith and hope in young graduates as they celebrate accomplishments and prepare for new experiences.