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Monday Morning Scripture: After the Resurrection

Over the last week, you’ve probably had many opportunities to hear and read the Biblical account of Easter week and Jesus’ resurrection. But the Gospel accounts aren’t quite finished yet! Continue reading

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Hallelujah! He Is Risen!

Christ is risen! Today is Easter, the day of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the grave. Three days after his execution, he returned from death to offer us freedom from sin and a restored relationship with God. Hear are the four Biblical accounts of Easter morning. Continue reading

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Do Old Testament Prophecies Prove That Jesus is the Messiah?

The New Testament seems to establish that Jesus is the Messiah, for example, but is this proven in the Old Testament? Lee Strobel answers an important question about Old Testament prophecy. Continue reading

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Good Friday: He Gave Up His Spirit

Each year at Easter, we read about the arrest, trial, and execution of Jesus knowing that his resurrection is right around the corner. But what if you didn’t know that the story had a happy ending? Continue reading

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The Disciples Who Didn’t Get It

One of the most perplexing things about the Easter story is that Jesus’ own disciples just didn’t get it. Why did the disciples struggle to understand and believe what was happening? Continue reading

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Anticipating the Messiah: Five Questions About Jesus and Prophecy

What did the Old Testament prophets have to say about the promised Messiah? If you’re interested in digging deeper into the subject of Messianic prophecy (a very appropriate research topic for Easter Week!), here are some helpful articles drawn from our library of devotionals. Continue reading

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What is Lent?

Each year, when we start talking about Lent and Easter, we hear a familiar question from some Bible Gateway visitors: “What is Lent?” Is it an official Christian holiday? Was it instituted in the Bible? What does it mean to observe Lent, and are Christians “required” to do so? For the interested, we’ll try to answer those questions here. Continue reading

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Crucifixion nails, Noah’s Ark, and the Jesus Tomb: how should we respond to sensational archaeological claims?

Every few years, it seems, a spectacular Bible-related archaeological claim catches media attention. Such claims dominate news websites for a few weeks and then tend to fade quickly from public attention, revealed as fakes—or at the very least shown to … Continue reading

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What’s the best film adaptation of the Easter story?

What film, if any, do you think most appropriately relates the Easter story? Continue reading

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Sign up for Knowing Him: An Easter Devotional

The weeks leading up to Easter are a great time to grow in the knowledge of Christ as Savior and Lord. We’re happy to announce Knowing Him: An Easter Devotional, a new daily email Easter devotional focusing on the Christ who died and rose for us! Continue reading

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