Tag Archive: Bible

Mar 16

What does it really matter?

We often hear that “the Bible is the best-selling book in the world.” But having said that has little significance if it has no influence in and on the lives of its owners. It is one thing to own a Bible, it is quite another thing to live by its teachings, accept its plan of …

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Mar 12

Son of God movie: Jesus for the third millennium

When I first met television producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, Shark Tank, The Voice), he was lunging through a small band of onlookers, bicep flexed, hammering the air with an emphatic fist. “I see him as strong—powerful, impressive,” he was saying. I could fairly hear the BANG! as fist struck air. He had my attention. “Who?” …

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Mar 10

Why do people not respect God?

“Some people do not respect God because they believe in something else,” says Megan, 11. “They believe in two planets crashing together and creating the Earth. Some people also believe in monkeys creating us.” “Monkey see; monkey do” is the way people act when they place their faith blindly in scientists who propose we arrived …

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Mar 03

Mark Burnett’s Son of God movie: Action Epic

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey get religion. At least they get The Bible. Their 2013 blockbuster television miniseries of that name garnered accolades while reaching huge audiences. Now they’ve adapted its “Jesus” portion with new footage for theaters. Prolific television producer Burnett (Survivor, The Voice, Shark Tank) and his wife, actress/producer Downey (Touched by an …

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Mar 02

Why did Jesus say we must enter His kingdom with childlike faith?

“Children don’t know about sin, and that’s why they go to heaven. Grown-ups know about sin, so they get a choice,” says Taylor, 8. Taylor, have you ever disobeyed your parents? No further questions. “You can learn more stuff as a child. A child is smarter than an adult,” says Hoss, 7. Most children learn …

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Feb 16

I didn’t really mean it

  Marcie stood before her Dad looking at her favorite toy car. Suddenly she jumped up in his lap and said, “You know, Daddy, this is my favorite toy. But I want you to have it.” Surprised, he asked, “Why, I know that you love this little car. Why are you giving it to me?” …

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Feb 02

Why Can’t We See God?

“We cannot see God because he needs his privacy,” says Patrick, 10. Patrick probably doesn’t want anyone coming into his room without knocking first. Megan, 8, thinks God likes to be alone. “If everybody saw him, they would always crowd around him.” She’s got a point. During Jesus’ ministry on Earth, crowds followed him everywhere. …

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Jan 19

How Do I Live Without Fear?

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For you are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). “When I am scared, God will help me,” says Joseph, age 7. “And if a burglar is coming into my house, God will …

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