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Depending on how much you’ve read on this subject, you may think
there are as many explanations of who Jesus is as there are explainers. How can someone so widely mentioned be so poorly known?
Jesus’ name appears everywhere. We hear it used daily in religious services. We hear it used daily in profanity. Yet ask someone
who is using Jesus’ name in these ways,... read more
Christianity traces its beginning back to the life, death, and
resurrection of Jesus Christ. Central to all of this is Jesus’ resurrection. It has been rightly said that if the resurrection
could be disproved, then Christianity would be just another system among many moral... read more
Christians believe that Jesus is the only way to God. They
believe this because that’s how Jesus described himself. He claimed, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come
to the Father except through me” (John 14:6). The phrase “no one” sounds all-inclusive, or all-exclusive, as the case may be.
Jesus was either right... read more
God used quite a variety of writers and circumstances to compose
what we now call the Bible. God took his time. In fact, at least 1,500 years passed between the writing of the earliest books to
the writing of the last books of the Bible. Yet despite the passage of generations and nations, the message of the Bible maintains
a startling consistency. Dozens of writers contributed to... read more
Most people who get around to reading the Bible for themselves
are amazed to discover how many questions it answers. They often say, “I didn’t know that was there!” Beyond direct answers, the
Bible is full of general principles for living given by the Creator of life. Even “modern” questions and timeless... read more
“For me, the greatest blessing of the NLT is how it opens up the meaning and impact of the Scriptures to people. I think it is a wonderful translation, and a gift to the Church.”
James Karsten Grant Reformed Church Grant, Michigan