Christ, Our Passover

It is noteworthy the Holy Bible in 1 Cor. 5:7 describes Jesus Christ as “our Passover,” but never calls Him “our Easter.” The Bible, which represents the God-breathed Word of God, would not have attributed such a description to Christ. Why? The Bible doesn’t consider Easter a biblical festival and it does not have roots […]

The Passover – A Blood Covenant

April 9, 2017 by  
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The Passover is one of the seven annual festivals of God listed in Leviticus 23. However, in the book of Exodus is where we first see its meaning and celebration explained. It was kept in remembrance of the Lord freeing His people from slavery by passing over the houses of the Israelites (Exodus 12:13) while […]

Passover: Celebrating the Redemptive Power of YAHWEH

April 9, 2017 by  
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We celebrate Passover because it pictures our deliverance from the bondage of sin.  Christ would like us to focus on His redeeming grace by remembering His death—the ultimate sacrifice—until He comes again into His kingdom.  On the night of His betrayal, Christ took the bread and wine and instituted a version of Passover that we […]

In the Dead of Winter?

June 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Apologetics, Is it Christian?

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King. These words are from the popular carol that is often sung during the Christmas season. Many celebrate Christmas under the assumption that Christ was born on December 25th—but was He? What time of year was Christ actually born? While the Bible does […]

Are You a Fox or a Hedgehog?

January 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Personal Development

How would you describe yourself? Are you someone with broad knowledge or narrow focus? Do you draw on a wide variety of experiences with no centralizing concept to pull everything together? Or do you organize everything that happens in your life and all the knowledge you have acquired around one big idea? In the 7th […]

You Can Have Real Peace

January 20, 2011 by  
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Our society talks, sings and writes about peace, but has so little of it. It’s as if we live in a dream world, and to affirm this dream, a well known biblical phrase is heralded across the airwaves and from Church pulpits at Christmas. I’m sure you know the phrase: “Glory to God in the […]

What Did Jesus Tell The Poor?

January 17, 2011 by  
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“My heart is overflowing with a good theme; I recite my composition concerning the King: My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.”(Ps. 45:1) When John, the Baptist, sent messengers to Jesus to ask if He was the Messiah, John already knew the answer. While baptizing Him, John saw the Holy Spirit descending like […]

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