Tag Archive: Christian

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 09

Strength for the journey

There are “woods” and there are “woulds.” And there is a great difference between the two of them. We know that “forests” are made of “trees” that we call “woods.” And there are many Christians who have “woulds” in their lives. Every now and then we hear some say, “I know that what I am …

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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 26

Our God Will Bless Us

“My,” said the guest to the owner of a dairy farm, “I have never seen such a beautiful herd of cows. They must be worth a lot of money.” “We don’t look at the herd as far as value goes,” he replied. “We look at each cow individually. Each one has its own record,” he …

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Jan 20

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

   As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he is venerated …

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