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Category Archives: Holiday

Work in the Bible—Thoughts for Labor Day Weekend

By Mel Lawrenz, author of Spiritual Influence (which shows the value of Christian work). More than 80 countries in the world have a day which commemorates the value of work, and the contributions of workers to the well-being of society. In the United States and Canada, it is the first Monday in September. The Bible […]

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What Makes a Good Dad?

Father’s Day is this weekend! In two days, millions of people young and old will take time to express their appreciation for good old dad (or for a father figure, for those whose dad isn’t—or never was—present in their lives). What does a good father look like, according to the Bible? You may be familiar […]

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Five Biblical Prayers for the National Day of Prayer

Today is National Day of Prayer in the U.S. Every day is a good day to pray, of course; but today is your chance to pray alongside millions of Christians around the country. The National Day of Prayer Task Force is encouraging people to recite this prayer, written by Anne Graham Lotz, at noon today. […]

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We Serve a Risen Savior!

The angel said to the women, “Don’t be afraid. I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He isn’t here, because he’s been raised from the dead, just as he said.”

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Passion Week Visualized

The following Infographics are from the NIV QuickView Bible (Zondervan, 2012) (website). Navigate and understand the Bible easily with more than 360 visual Infographics, 20 maps, lists, and color-coded sections alongside the NIV text. The Bible is presented as never before through at-a-glance snapshots that visually display key stories and insights from God’s Word.

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The Fools and Villains of Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, the bleakest moment in the Gospel story. Have you read the story of Jesus’ arrest, trial, and execution? Do you know why it’s relevant to us today?

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Bible Verses for Holy Week

Here are portions of Scripture to help us focus our attention during each day of Holy Week. PALM SUNDAY Philippians 2:5-11: Have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking […]

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Five Bible Passages That Show Us What True Love Looks Like

Whatever your plans for Valentine’s Day, take a minute to reflect on these five powerful Bible verses that explain what true love looks like.

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Devotions for the New Year are Here!

Are you drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2014? Even if you’re not making an actual written list, you’re probably giving at least some thought to what the New Year might hold for you. Hopefully, the New Year will hold peace and happiness for you. But beyond that, we hope that 2014 […]

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Top Five Christmas Cartoons from Reverend Fun

Is your holiday season a bit lacking in the cheer and good will departments? Reverend Fun can help, with its large archive of Christmas-themed cartoons. We’ve gone through and picked out five of the highest-rated Christmas cartoons from Reverend Fun, as ranked by site visitors. Without further ado: 1. “Eternal Life, My Favorite!” 2. Look […]

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