Category Archive: Gospel News

Oct 19 2014

What Difference Can a Teacher Make?

A teacher can make a difference by giving less homework, 10 extra minutes for recess, extra field trips and five popcorn parties a day,” says Sara, 10. If kids could vote for and serve as school board members, Sara would win easily. “Teachers help us learn skills for later on in life,” says Rachel, 11. …

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Oct 12 2014

Why Is Jesus Forgiving?

Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea until they have something to forgive,” wrote author C.S. Lewis. Think of a time when someone deliberately hurt you. Then, multiply your pain 10,000 times. You might be able to relate to how God feels when faced with a world of people who have sinned against him. Ultimately, …

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Oct 05 2014

What Can We Learn From Suffering?

We learn that even though something bad may happen, in the end, something good will happen,” says Elizabeth, 9. “My cousin’s parents got divorced, but it turned out to be kind of a good thing because she got to get a kitten.” Well, even cat lovers will agree that a kitten is no substitute for …

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Sep 28 2014

What Is the Meaning of the First Commandment?

It means to only have one God, which is God. When we find something, we don’t go gaga over it. We still pray to God and not to the new thing,” says Ashley, 11. For a fuller understanding of “gaga,” let’s go to Cory, 11: “When the commandment says to have no other gods ‘before …

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Sep 21 2014

Why Did Jesus Say, ‘Don’t Cast Your Pearls Before Swine’?

“Don’t give a smoker money to buy a good meal because he will just buy more cigarettes,” says Waymon, 9. The dangers of smoking are well documented, but I don’t think Jesus had smokes in mind here. If you’re puffing two packs a day, your throat and lungs may feel like fried bacon, but that’s …

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Sep 14 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 2)

“When I see God, he’ll make a rainbow for me,” says Ally, 5. “He’s gonna show me how to make one. He’s gonna sit down in the grass and eat an apple with me.” Ally’s answer is more than cute. It could be insightful as well. Who knows the entire capabilities of a resurrected body …

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Sep 07 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 1)

“When I see God, I will give him a big hug,” says Whitney. “Then I will go say ‘hi’ to all the people in Bible times. Then I will ask him everything I ask my parents that they can’t answer.” Whitney, I’m sure your parents will rejoice with you. “I will fall down on my …

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Dec 15 2013

What is the Golden Rule?

What did Jesus mean when he said, “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them”? “If you are mean to someone, then they will start being mean back to you,” says Blain, 7. Brooke, 9, looks to agriculture to interpret the golden rule: “If we plant something good, we get …

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