The religious leaders thought that when the Messiah came, that He would come to bless the people who had earned that right by being religious and properly righteous.
Month: November 2020
The Albury checkpoint is one of 27 checkpoints set up In border towns that have now been removed.
‘Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith.’ 2 Corinthians 13:5 NIV Self-focus isn’t necessarily bad if it leads to spiritual growth. However, some people mistakenly assume that it’s a Biblical mandate! After all, didn’t God tell us to ‘examine ourselves’? So with that in mind we start to wonder—‘Do I measure up spiritually? [...]
2 Chronicles 16–18 37 Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him, 38 so that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: “Lord, who has believed what he heard from us, and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?” 39 Therefore they could not believe. [...]
Two thirds of the global population are unable to read, not reading, or refusing to read.
‘Examine and see how good the Lord is. Happy is the person who trusts Him.’ Psalm 34:8 NCV The psalmist said, ‘Examine and see how good the Lord is.’ Pay particular attention to the words ‘examine’ and ‘good’. What you believe about God manifests itself in the way you live. What does it mean to be ‘good’? [...]
Genesis 24:1–51 2 And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh, 1 Corinthians 6:14–7:1
Armenian Christians are far from convinced, with thousands leaving behind torched homes in the wake of conflict.
‘Tell them what great things the Lord has done for you.’ Mark 5:19 NKJV Have you ever been somewhere so wonderful that you never wanted to leave? That’s how the man in Mark chapter 5 felt after Jesus healed him from a life of insanity. He wanted to travel with Jesus, listen to His teachings, witness His [...]
2 Chronicles 12–15 20 Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. 21 So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. 23 And Jesus answered them, “The hour [...]
This year, Samaritan’s Purse anticipates sending 11 million Christmas gift boxes to children in 130 countries.
Kevin Sheehan says there is enough information available on young players despite COVID-19 wiping out the footy season.
There’s a renewed push for people to use their superannuation to help drive home ownership.
A report reveals social action can act as a pathway to growing church congregations numerically and spiritually.
‘They gave not only what they could afford, but far more.’ 2 Corinthians 8:3 TLB If you want to be like Jesus, forget about yourself and live for others, for that’s what He did! Listen: ‘For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as [...]
2 Chronicles 8–11 12 The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13 So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!” 14 And [...]
Global Media Outreach has collaborated with fashion photographer Michael Belk for the “Something Better” project.
General Angus Campbell has apologised to the people of Afghanistan for any alleged wrongdoing committed by Australian soldiers.
Slow down your schedule and make time for the things that matter most!
Beijing’s grievances include our push for a coronavirus inquiry and criticism of China’s human rights record.
Queensland has won its first State of Origin series in three years.
An International Christian Concern spokesman says in these times, there is an increased willingness to turn to God.
‘The Lord is good to those who depend on Him, to those who search for Him.’ Lamentations 3:25 NLT If you’re struggling spiritually today, here are three thoughts that will help you: First, realise that doing God’s will isn’t easy. Satan, your enemy, gives up nothing without a fight, and anxiety is one of his secret weapons. [...]
2 Chronicles 5–7 12:1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table. 3 Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure [...]
An expert in healthy churches says many retiring Christians are eager to get involved in ministry in their post-work years.