Christian News

The Nuun – a symbol of solidarity for persecuted Christians throughout the world. What it is and where it came from.

You may have noticed the cross with the odd symbol on T-shirts, websites, or in the news. It’s become a symbol of solidarity for Christians all over the world. Oddly enough, the cross’s origins derive from the radical Muslim group, ISIS. Here's how it came to be. The symbol on…
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Exodus

Moses fears being God’s messenger – God calms his fears and offers an alternative (Exodus 4:1 – 4:17).

God assigned Moses a critical task – he must lead the Israelites out of captivity. But Moses is afraid. He said, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you?’” God said to Moses, “What is that in your…
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Modern Day Lessons

Forgiveness is hard but required for Christians. Here’s how to develop the will to forgive.

Matthew 18:21 tells us that Peter approached Jesus and asked: “How many times should I forgive someone who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus responded: “Not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Jesus point is that there is no end to how much we should forgive. It’s is a…
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Modern Day Lessons

There’s no secret handshake or hidden agenda. Becoming a Christian requires following these simple steps.

Most people have heard the familiar Christian catch phrases. Give your heart to Jesus. Confess your sins. Accept Christ as your savior. But what do these expressions really mean? Exactly what does it take to become a Christian? Peter answered this question in Acts 2:37 – 38 when he responded…
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Modern Day Lessons

What the world needs today is more old-fashioned Christians. Here’s a reminder of what one looks like.

Proverbs 22:28 says: “Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your ancestors.” This verse refers to stone markers used in ancient times to denote land boundaries. If those physical markers were removed, there would be chaos. Our forefather’s had boundaries set by their Christian faith. Sadly, these…
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Revelation

The Garden of Eden is restored, life begins anew, and Man will once again be allowed to walk with God (Revelation 22:1 – 22:5).

The angel showed John the river of the water of life. It was clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and the Lamb, down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of…
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Pseudepigrapha

Clementine Homolies

Clementine literature (also called Clementina, Pseudo-Clementine Writings, Kerygmata Petrou, Clementine Romance) purport to contain a record made by one Clement (whom the narrative identifies as both Pope Clement I, and Domitian's cousin Titus Flavius Clemens) of discourses involving the Apostle Peter, together with an account of the circumstances under which…
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Matthew

Jesus veers from his primary task in order to free a pagan Canaanite from demon possession (Matthew 15:21 – 15:28).

Jesus left Gennesaret, withdrew from the Pharisees, and travelled to Tyre and Sidon. A local Canaanite woman came to Jesus crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” Jesus did not say a word. The disciples urged Jesus to dismiss the…
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Exodus

Moses and the burning bush – the revelation of God to Moses through the burning bush is one of the most important stories in the Bible (Exodus 2:23 – 3:22).

The king of Egypt had died. The Israelites struggled through slavery and their cries reached God. He remembered his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. God looked upon the Israelites and was concerned about them. Moses was tending the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. He led…
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