Webster's dictionary says that "faith" is "the belief in something for which there is no proof." In this clip from the Enduring Witness documentary, Josh discusses how the Bible's definition of "faith" is completely different. "Faith" is looking at God's track record and counting his promises as trustworthy and reliable.
Western Christianity has primarily taught disciples how to relate to the Bible as "a timeless book for everyone", spiritualizing prophecies, letters, and poems as having primary application to themselves in the present. In this clip from the Enduring Witness documentary, Josh shares about the joy and freedom he felt when the Scriptures took on an… Read More »
It's critical for Gentiles to understand Israel's story. In this short clip from the Enduring Witness documentary, Josh reminds Gentile disciples of Jesus of the importance of continuing to relate to God as "the God of Israel".
Carols, greeting cards, and church bulletins all proclaim Christmas is about "joy" and "peace". But this year, there doesn't seem to be much of that in the world. So, what gives? When Christmas is placed in context to the larger story of the Bible, the reason for joy and peace becomes much clearer.
Mary, did you know... that your baby boy... would one day rule the nations? Yep, she did. Learn what Mary knew about Jesus from the angel Gabriel and how she connected her story to the larger story of God's dealings with the nation of Israel.
If BC means "Before Christ", was Jesus born in the year "zero"? In this fifth episode of "The Myths of Christmas", learn a bit more about the year Jesus was born, and why a partition of time around an important event is a very Biblical idea.
The Bible says that Magi from the east brought three gifts to Jesus - gold, frankincense, and myrrh. But does the Bible say that there were three kings? In this fourth episode of "The Myths of Christmas", learn a bit more about the Magi and why they are important in the Christmas story.
Our modern Christmas songs and hymns describe a "choir of angels" that appear at the birth of Jesus, but is that how the Bible describes them? In this third episode of "The Myths of Christmas", learn a bit more about who these angels were, and why it greatly matters for your future.
Was there no room in the local hotels in Bethlehem for Mary and Joseph to have their baby? Did the townspeople slam doors in their face as they rushed around looking for a place to bear a child? In this second episode of "The Myths of Christmas", learn a bit more about what an "inn"… Read More »
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