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True Woman: Are You Treating Jesus Like a Good Luck Charm?
When I want to do well, want things to go my way, or even want to succeed for my own glory, I sometimes run to Jesus like I would a lucky rabbit’s foot or pre-game ritual. And when life throws me a curveball, I find myself wondering “Where were you on that one.”
True Woman: Fresh Awe . . . Our Incomparable Christ!
When was the last time you felt . . . awe? I have to say, it is a feeling I feel entirely too infrequently. Except for lately.
True Woman: He Put Skin On His Love
If you’re not feelin’ it, the answer isn’t to make Him prove His love apart from His sacrifice on the cross, but to pour over those moments when He “put skin” to His love and bled and suffered for you, in your place.
Kids and comedy - side-splitting video clip: questions about Jesus
Outnumbered is a BBC sitcom about a long-suffering couple with three smart children. Sadly for those outside UK, it is not streamed or archived on the BBC site (it does have some clips here and here) but it is available worldwide on DVD (Region 2). Here’s an incredibly funny clip that has gone viral, with 9-year-old Ben slow-grilling a minister.
Journey to Bethlehem Advent Bible Reading Guide
Spend just a few minutes each day following the Bible’s story of Jesus’ birth. "Journey to Bethlehem" provides you with one short scripture reading each day followed by a reflection question or two designed to help you see how God promised the world a Savior and then kept that promise. Starts November 30th.
True Woman: Can I climb up in your lap?
Jesus doesn’t look to rub shoulders with the high and mighty, doesn’t seek to gain popularity among the rich and famous, and doesn’t care about his approval rating among the American Idol crowd. He watches for the needy and bends low to pick up the humble child who reaches for Him.
Sermon on the Mount LifeGuide Bible Study
What does it mean to "seek first the kingdom of God" in our relationships, values, ambitions, finances and commitments? Jesus' answer to these questions amazed those who first heard the Sermon on the Mount. In this study guide, you'll dig deep into his startling and challenging message--the greatest sermon ever preached.
Philippians LifeGuide Bible Study
What would it be like to have a sense of joy that continued even in times of trouble? Such was the deep joy that the apostle Paul experienced--even in prison. His contentment was neither dependent on circumstances nor changed by difficulty. In his brief letter to the Philippians, Paul will show you too how to live joyfully in every situation.
The IVP Bible Dictionary Series
Unique among reference books on the Bible, the volumes of the IVP Bible Dictionary Series bridge the gap between scholars and those pastors, teachers, students and lay people desiring in-depth treatment of select topics in an accesible and summary format. Articles cover traditional and contemporary topics, including cross-sectional themes, methods of interpretation, significant historical or cultural background, and each Old and New Testament book as a whole.