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Is Jesus Really the Only Way? (Audio Resource)

Few questions stir such controversy as: “Is Jesus the Only Way?” The exclusivity of the Bible’s claim is unmistakable. Skeptics ask: “How can Jesus be the only way? That’s not fair! It leaves out too...

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Jesus Shows Us Why Our Little Lives Matter So Much

Often the mundane days of our lives tell us lies. They seem to shout how insignificant we are, because all we do seems so small. Jesus’ childhood days in Galilee, near Sepphoris, turn those lies upside down.

(Photo: Sepphoris and Bet Netofa Valley....

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Banias Falls—Where Your Overwhelming Despair Finds its Hope

Sometimes despair can wash over us like a wall of water. One moment we’re dry—the next, we’re dripping with discouragement. I’m talking about an overwhelming sense that it will never get any better.

(Photo: Banias Falls. Courtesy of the Pictorial...

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Beth Shean—When God’s Blessings Seem Too Hard to Hold

Sometimes the blessings God gives you seem hard to hold. In some cases, the difficulty urges us to abandon the blessings. Beth Shean gives us a great example.

(Photo: Beth Shean excavations. Courtesy of the Pictorial Library of Bible Lands)

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How to Deal with Overwhelming Odds through Your Powerful God

When the Bible includes geographical references, they appear as more than throwaway statements. Often they play a vital role in our understanding and application of the Bible.

(Photo: Cliffs near Michmash and Geba. Courtesy of the Pictorial Library of...

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Bethsaida—With God Your Past is Never Pointless

It’s hard feeling embarrassed about where you grew up. Maybe your family had problems. Perhaps your hometown or church seemed nothing special. You’re not alone. Three of Jesus’ disciples felt that way too.

(Photo: Plain of Bethsaida. Courtesy of the ...

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The Dominus Flevit Church—and a Triumphal Entry that Wasn’t

As I made my way down the Mount of Olives, I couldn’t help think about the day Jesus rode down the slope on the back of a donkey.

His words that day hardly seemed fitting for a “Triumphal Entry.”

(Photo: Jerusalem from inside the Dominus Flevit Church,...

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How Jesus’ Powerful Personal Hope Can Lift You Up

Do you know what one, primary, personal hope drove Jesus’ life? What He looked forward to the most? It’s important we do know, because the same hope should drive our lives.

(Photo: Kiriath Jearim church statue of Mary standing on Ark of the Covenant....

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Learning to Trust God in a New Way

Have you noticed? We have no problem choosing to trust God with the things for which we already trust Him. But then another situation shows up. And suddenly, it’s like starting over.

(Photo: Central Benjamin Plateau. Courtesy of the Pictorial Library of...

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Jesus Shows How to See Yourself through 3 Amazing Truths

As Jesus made His way toward Jerusalem for His final Passover, He repeated a principle to His disciples several times. The repetition for them ought to echo in our own minds as well.

(Photo: Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. Courtesy of the Pictorial Library of...

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