After feeding the 5,000, Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and travel to the other side of the Sea of Galilee while he dismissed the crowd. After dismissing the crowd, Jesus went up onto a mountainside by himself and prayed. Later that night, Jesus was on the mountainside alone and the boat was
Sabold Elementary School in Springfield, Pennsylvania has always allowed students and teachers to announce “God Bless America” after the morning Pledge of Allegiance. Faculty and students enjoyed the opportunity to show their patriotism while proudly expressing an important aspect of their lives - religion. That changed this month when Principal Peter Brigg’s school bowed to
When Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been killed, he boarded a boat to travel to a solitary place. People heard that Jesus was leaving so they followed him on foot, around the shoreline of the Sea of Galilee. When Jesus arrived on shore, he saw a large crowd. He had compassion for them and
During the time Jesus was teaching in Capernaum, Herod the tetrarch received reports about Jesus activities. Herod told his attendants, “This is John the Baptist, he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” Herod had arrested John the Baptist and bound him in prison because of what John
Despite great success teaching in Capernaum, Jesus’ home town take offense at his message and rejects him (Matthew 13:53 – 13:58)
After teaching the people using parables, Jesus left Capernaum and returned to his hometown. He began teaching people in their synagogue. The people were amazed. They asked, “Where did this man get his wisdom and miraculous powers? Isn’t this the carpenter’s son? Isn’t his mother Mary? Aren’t his brothers James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas? Aren’t all
The world mourns the fall of the woman riding the scarlet beast (aka the Great City by the Sea or Babylon the Great) (Revelation 18:1 – 18:24)
After witnessing the Great Prostitute by the waters, John saw another angel come from heaven. The angel had great authority and the earth was illuminated by his splendor. The angel shouted, “Fallen is Babylon the Great! She has become a dwelling for demons and a haunt for every impure spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird,
How do we know there is a God? Because logic tells us God is real (and atheist arguments are illogical).
There are a multitude or arguments seeking to prove there is a god. The complexity of our great planet, the complicated laws of nature, the intricate DNA encoding in living animals, and the miracles Jesus presented on earth are all offered as proof that God is real. But logically, could there really be a power
After Jesus explained why he used parables to present his New Testament message, he presented another parable to the disciples. “The kingdom of heaven is like a person who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was sleeping, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat. When the plants sprouted and bore grain, the
Anti-abortion movie, Unplanned, blows past projections, finishing 4th at the box office – here’s why you may have never heard of it.
Unplanned hit theaters on March 29, 2019. Projected to gross $3-5 million in its opening weekend, the movie made that by the end of its first day. By the weekend, the movie had debuted to a $6.4 million dollar opening, far exceeding box office projections. In its second week, the movie earned another $3.2 million
Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad and Asher entered Egypt with Jacob. Seventy descendants of Jacob accompanied him (Joseph was already in Egypt). Over time, Joseph, his brothers, and many of their generations died. The Israelites, however, were fruitful in Egypt. They greatly multiplied their numbers and became extremely strong and powerful.