[ Love for Enemies ] “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.Matthew 5:43-45 NIV
The Bible is filled with hundreds of metaphors for God, yet Christians tend to limit themselves to only a few. Consider others like clothing, beekeeper, a loaf of bread, a cypress tree.
Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, arrives this week. Will you be observing Lent this year? Here are some ideas to get you thinking.
There are two ways to approach Scripture—we can come looking to simply learn what it has to teach us, or we can come to it with specific questions. Both approaches have their place. Read more in this week's lesson.
We've prepared a set of encouraging, insightful devotional experiences to help you journey through Lent to Easter.
The Tree of Life Version of the Bible is now available on Bible Gateway! This Bible translation emphasizes the Jewish roots of Christianity.