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 […]
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 […]
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.”
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.
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?
Here are portions of Scripture to help us focus our attention during each day of Holy Week. PALM SUNDAY Philippians 2:5-11 (CSB): Adopt the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be exploited. Instead he emptied himself by assuming […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s December, and Advent is here! Chances are (if you’re in the U.S.) you’re just now fully recovering from the Thanksgiving holiday last week. But with Thanksgiving behind us, we’ve officially entered the countdown to Christmas. And while that stretch of time holds a lot of pleasant experiences—Christmas music, time spent with family, Christmas-themed activities […]
Happy Thanksgiving to our friends in the United States! Wherever you are today, and whatever your circumstances, pause for a few minutes today to consider what you’re thankful for—and express that gratitude to God! And if there are people in your life to whom you owe a word of thanks, today’s a perfect day to […]