Tag Archives: Jesus

Render Unto Caesar: Jesus, Money, and Taxes

As if you needed anyone else to tell you: if you live in the U.S., your taxes are due! Whenever tax season rolls around, I think of two passages from the Gospels in which Jesus discusses money, wealth, and taxes. Continue reading

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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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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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Explore the Evidence for Jesus Christ in the “Investigating the Bible” Newsletter

Who did Jesus claim to be, and how can we know if those claims are true? Christians believe that Jesus is God’s son and that he saves us from sin—but what’s the evidence on which that belief is based? What does the Bible really teach about Jesus? The new email newsletter Investigating the Bible sets out to answer these questions. 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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Why Jesus’ parables stand out

Despite being one of the most-quoted religious speakers in all of history, Jesus’ recorded public addresses are strikingly different than the sermons and speeches we are accustomed to hearing from religious leaders today…. Continue reading

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