Calvary, Not Bethlehem

It happened almost 2,000 years ago, but the residual effect is still with us today. Every time we partake of the Lord’s Supper we are reminded of that moment in history when the sins...

An Unwanted Mansion

The state of Idaho has discovered that it is easier to take a mansion than it is to give it back, reports John Miller. The hilltop mansion was built by J. R. Simplot, potato magnate...

Why Did My Savior Heaven Leave?

The question is not who or how, but “why?” Why did Jesus have to leave heaven, come to earth, and become a man? Why couldn’t He save us from a distance?

Something Special About that Day

“And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight” (Acts 20:7). ...

Mary’s Little Lamb No More

In all stages of Sonship, Jesus maintained the proper relationship with His parents (1 Peter 2:21-22). We get a glimpse into this special grown-up relationship at a wedding they both attended the little village of Cana, near Nazareth where He had grown up (John 2:1-11). In this scene, His face bears the chiseled sculpting from His forty days in the wilderness. What can we learn from Jesus' interaction with Mary on this occasion?

Born in the House of Bread

Christ was born in Bethlehem. The literal meaning for the name Bethlehem is "The House of Bread." Jesus was not born in the house of royalty, or the house of riches, or the house of...

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

When did Jesus pray? - Wendell Winkler

Big Boys Don’t Cry

So we tell little boys when they fall. Then they read in their Bibles that Jesus wept. Does that mean He was a “sissie?” No. One has to consider the reason for the tears....

Paternity Determined in Bethlehem Case

Where paternity of a child is in question, a court determines paternity based initially upon sworn statements and then upon testimony or other evidence. In the Bethlehem Case, the Father finally came forward. A definitive...

The Five Sacrifices of Calvary

The five primary offerings under Moses’ Law are explained in Leviticus 1 - 7, and should be studied in connection with the book of Hebrews. Each is a different pose of Jesus on the cross.

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