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Back in 1966, the US Congress proclaimed that Sept 30 of each year would be marked as World Bible Translation Day. One of the reasons Sept 30 was chosen as…
We are all sadly familiar with temptation. Since the very beginning of creation, humans have been subject to temptation and we often give in to our inner appetites and desires.…
“The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. An evil soul producing holy witness Is like a villain with a smiling cheek, A goodly apple rotten at the heart. O,…
Someone has coined an interesting, new theological term—“narcigesis.” It’s the combination of the term “narcissism” and “exegesis.” Narcissism is self-love or self-centeredness (i.e., excessive pride), and exegesis is the explaining…
Notice:  You may notice several lapses or faults in the recording. Sorry.   Luke 3 begins Jesus’ ministry with a description of the work of John the Baptist, the forerunner…
Chapter 3 of Luke begins a description of Jesus’ public ministry, which probably began in AD 26 and extended until his death in AD 30. Jesus’ public ministry can be…
The Bible is not a music textbook, but it does say quite a bit about music. This morning, I’d like to take a look at several principles regarding music found…
For whatever reason, God did not find it necessary to give us much information about Jesus’ childhood. Matthew covers his birth and ancestry and then jumps to his adult life.…
In the Bible, we occasionally find individuals who serve as character witnesses/references. They verify/confirm the claims made about Jesus. In our passage today, Luke mentions two remarkable people who support…
When Jesus was born, God wanted to announce the news to his people. So he sent a host of angels to communicate the message to some shepherds. Sending this announcement…