Jesus’ character and the way he lived offers excellent examples of ways we can copy him. We can do this by doing our best to live peacefully with others, study the scriptures, be gentle and humble, trust God, help others, resist Satan’s attacks, and always obey God. Have your youngsters watch this short animated video Part 2 to learn about the ways they can be more like Jesus.
Christmas is about Jesus and it begins with giving. In a recent podcast we looked at why the Bible gives us so many details about Jesus’ birth. Think of the complexity. Jesus by God’s power was reduced to an embryo. God’s miraculous and supernatural plan was accomplished through humble humans. A major theme of the true spirit of Christmas is expressed here by giving. Watch this short v/log then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
Being of service means having a heart that is ready and willing to help those in need. It’s especially nice if we can help even before being asked. 2 Corinthians tells us (9:7 NIV) “...God loves a cheerful giver.” For more about how to be of service, watch this short animated video for kids.
If we define a ghost as a dead person who has come back to life to communicate with the living, the answer is no. There are, however, evil spirits, or fallen angels, who work with Satan trying to encourage mankind to do evil things. For more on this subject, watch this short video designed for children.
It is easy to read some biblical scriptures that say God changed His mind and think, “Well, that settles it. God is changeable NOT reliable and therefore not to be trusted! Really? Can we conclude what the whole character of God is built upon based on a few sentences? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Contradictions (Part IV): Why So Many Contradictions Surrounding Jesus’ Resurrection?
The four Gospels report several details of Jesus’ resurrection differently, but we believe inconsistencies actually lend to credibility. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
In a recent podcast we examined several areas critics claim the Bible sends mixed messages about God. One is the general accusation that God is a God of confusion. God should just reveal Himself and make everyone happy! That’s a nice storybook-like approach but it has no basis in reality. God is a God of plans and purposes that are far too complex be known by everyone. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
Envy is the emotion that occurs when we experience an extreme desire for something someone else has. One is based on loss and the other is based on something that’s out of reach. Jealousy and envy easily take root in our hearts. They seem natural and therefore tolerable. Not good! The Bible calls them out as grievous and deeply damaging sins. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
In a recent podcast we looked at the surprising number of Old Testament references to the resurrection. This tells us that resurrection was in God’s plan right from the start and THAT is comforting. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
True repentance is one of the single most powerful decisions we can make. It’s all about reversal. It takes the pause that regret gives us and transforms it into a full fledged stop and consider moment. This moment now becomes the catalyst for a reversal of direction which takes the well being of the wronged individual and makes it our priority. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.