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VIDEO: CQ Kids – Who is Jesus?

Jesus is God’s son. In the very beginning, God’s son was called “The Word of God.” We’re told in John (1:3 NLT) “God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.” This means under God’s direction, his son created the entire universe including the first humans, Adam and Eve.  For more on this story, watch this short video designed for children.

VIDEO: Moments that Matter – What Can We Learn From Jesus’ Final Prayers?

The first of Jesus’ final three prayers is John chapter 17. If you have ever wondered what Jesus’ life thoughts and priorities were about, just read this prayer. It shows us who Jesus was and is. It also serves as a manual for how to pray when your world is crashing down around you.  Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.

Did Jesus and the Thief Go from the Cross to Paradise?

In the immensity and complexity of the book we call the Bible, there are some verses that have become somewhat famous…like the Christmas text “Good tidings of great joy…” The football stadium text “For God so loved the world… the character of God text “God is love…”. Another text that is well known and deeply meaningful is spoken by Jesus to one of the thieves dying on the cross next to him, Jesus said “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise…” This text shows us the power of God’s love as expressed through the compassion of Jesus and his sacrifice and it is truly inspirational in the hope that it portrays. Now, here is a simple and very legitimate question - what was Jesus saying to this thief? What was he promising and why was he promising it? As we find out by examining so many verses of Scripture, what seems to be said is not always what is really meant. So, did Jesus really say what most th