500 Years Verses 1600 Years

Armenia, a former Soviet republic located between Europe and Asia, embraced Christianity enthusiastically about 1600 years ago. It became the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion. There was just one problem. The Armenian language was only a spoken language; it had no written form. So a man by the…

2017 Ascension Day

There are many reasons why Jesus ascended into heaven and sat down that the right hand of God the Father almighty. He had finished his work on earth of redeeming us by his death on the cross and resurrection from the dead. He deserves all the glory and honor due to him for redeeming us…

Blind Lady Justice

Imagine if someone dressed like this showed up on your doorstep. Would you be intrigued? Would you want to know more? Would you wonder how in the world the person was walking around with a blindfold over their eyes? Chances are good that if you’ve ever been in a courtroom you’ve seen an image called…

More Precious Than Gold, Part Three

In the 32nd chapter of Exodus we read what happened when Moses spent 40 days and nights on Mount Sinai, receiving the law from God, while the people of Israel stayed at the foot of the mountain waiting. The people grew impatient and concluded that Moses had died. They came to Aaron, Moses’ brother, and…

Paralysisofsin

Jesus’ miracle of healing the paralyzed man whom his friends lowered down through the roof, as recorded in Luke 5:17-26, has always been one of my favorites. But I have often wondered why Jesus chose this miracle to do more than just heal someone physically. He used this miracle to show that he also has…