The ransom Jesus paid on Calvary’s Cross is different from the salvation that comes to each of us afterwards. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
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.
The Prodigal Son is One of Jesus’ most famous parables. Most interpret this story to depict sinners running away from God and then coming back. Inspirational? Yes, but NOT the main point. The strange parable of the Unjust Steward that detailed exactly what was happening as the Pharisees were losing God’s favor. What lessons can we learn from these two parables? Watch this short vlog and then listen to the full podcast of the same name.
So, why did Jesus have to die? To be a “RANSOM” for Adam, so that everyone who has ever died will have the opportunity to come back to life in God’s future kingdom. We offer an explanation for our youngest listeners in this short animated video.
Listen in as Rick and CQ Contributor, Julie, discuss three questions on the purpose and impact of Jesus' death and resurrection on all of mankind. Here are some questions we consider in this conversation: 0:01:44 Jesus died over 2,000 years ago but nothing has changed. When do we stop getting sick and dying? 0:07:27 What does it mean when we say "Jesus is the ransom"? 0:15:36 Jesus' death paid the ransom price for Adam. What did his resurrection do?
Salvation is a controversial topic. What are we saved from? Who gets saved? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.
How could Jesus have died for just the chosen and still have redeemed the entire human race? The Bible seems to send mixed messages on this question, however if we look at the big picture context of these things it reveals a whole new level of meaning. To get answers to these seemingly contradictory Scriptures, watch this quick vlog then listen to our full podcast of the same name.