Modern Day Lessons

What do you do when you feel bad about yourself? Replacing insecurity with self-confidence begins with love – for yourself.

"The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel." The dangers of feeling bad about yourself It’s common for a person’s self-confidence to waiver at times. You may occasionally feel unworthy, flawed, defective, or insecure. Ultimately it is fear that you will…
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Modern Day Lessons

What does the Bible tell us about the event called The Rapture?

The event called The Rapture is familiar to most Christians. It has been portrayed in many movies and many churches today teach the concept. The Rapture is the event when all Christians will be removed from the earth and transported to heaven. It is typically believed to occur years before…
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Acts

Jesus leaves earth for the last time and is taken into heaven (Acts 1:1 – 1:11)

Luke notes that in his former book, he wrote about all the acts Jesus did until the day he was crucified and taken up to heaven. After his crucifixion, Jesus presented himself to the disciples and gave them many convincing proofs that he was alive. Jesus appeared to the disciples…
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Ezekiel

God did not abandon Israel – promises to restore Israel to greatness (Ezekiel 11:14 – 11:25)

The word of God came to Ezekiel. “Son of man, the people of Jerusalem have said of your fellow exiles and all the other Israelites, ‘They are far away from God. This land was given to us as our possession.’ Therefore tell them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:…
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Christian News

Why are children’s TV networks championing gay-friendly agendas? Behind the pro-LGBT prejudice on popular children’s cartoon shows.

Parents know the importance of being aware of the television shows their children watch. But when it comes to kid's cartoons, we often blindly assume the producers of children's television shows will not promote political and moral agendas on young children. Many are unaware that children's TV networks are already…
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Daniel

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refuse to worship Nebuchadnezzar’s golden god and are thrown into a fiery furnace because of their rebellion (Daniel 3:1 – 3:30)

King Nebuchadnezzar created a massive golden image that was 90-feet high and 9-feet wide. He placed the gold image in the plains of Dura in Babylon. Nebuchadnezzar then summoned the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all other officials to come to the dedication of the image he…
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Revelation

The fall of Babylon the Great – in the final battle, Satan is defeated and thrown into the lake of fire (Revelation 19:1 – 19:10)

After witnessing the fall of the wicked city (the “great prostitute” who spilled the blood of God’s people), John heard a sound like the roar of many people in heaven shouting, “Hallelujah! Salvation, glory, and power to our God for true and fair are his judgements. He has condemned the…
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Matthew

Jesus walks on water – Peter’s faith is tested (Matthew 14:22 – 14:33)

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…
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Christian News

Springfield, Pennsylvania school nixes “God Bless America” after complaint from atheist group

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…
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Matthew

Jesus feeds the five thousand with five loaves of bread and two fish (Matthew 14:13 – 14:21)

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.…
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