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Dr. John Ankerberg

Evidence for the Historical Jesus - Part 1
with Dr. John Ankerberg from 'Ankerberg Show'

Dr. Habermas examines how we can know that the Jesus of history is the same Jesus of our Christian faith, what message was preached about Jesus BEFORE any of the New Testament books were written and if there are any non-Christian sources that tell us Jesus actually lived, died on a cross, was buried,…   (click here to read more)

 Warren Wiersbe, Darrell Bock & David Chadwick

Jesus Believed God's Word
with Warren Wiersbe, Darrell Bock & David Chadwick from 'Back to the Bible'

Get ready to learn, to love and to appreciate God's Word like never before! David Chadwick ties together the words and stories of the Bible to give you a new understanding of why you can believe its authority and live it out in a way that will change your life, and possibly your world.   (click here to read more)

Hank Hanegraaff

Q&A: Cain and Abel, Transubstantiation, and Biblical Giving
with Hank Hanegraaff from 'Bible Answer Man'

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers the following questions: I was wondering about the Masonic Lodge and other secret organizations. Why didn’t God have regard for Cain’s offering? Since my prayers are not going to change God’s mind,…   (click here to read more)

Dr. James Boice

The Warrior States
with Dr. James Boice from 'The Bible Study Hour'

Dr. Boice in his illuminating commentary of Genesis 1 to 11, leads us through the events chronicled in the early chapters of Genesis. It is here that you see established the relationship of God to the universe. The doctrines of God, man, sin, judgment, justification by faith, salvation, the covenant,…   (click here to read more)

Eric Metaxas & John Stonestreet

Memorial Day 2016
with Eric Metaxas & John Stonestreet from 'BreakPoint'

Today as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country, you'll hear Chuck Colson’s classic Memorial Day BreakPoint broadcast from May of 2001.   (click here to read more)

Today's Articles  from  StudyLight and LiveAsIf

Samuel’s Failure
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley

…the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the LORD and with men…Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him and let nothing he said prove false. All Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was a confirmed prophet of the LORD. The LORD continued to appear in Shiloh,…(continue reading article)

"Then and Now" is OK "Now and Then"
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Some people have emotional and mental hangups that cause them to live in the past. Others constantly worry about the future such that they cannot live in or enjoy the present. Still yet, some folks miss living in the present by wearing “rose colored glasses” constantly and never quite coming to grips with reality.…(continue reading article)

Man’s Greatest Need Has Never Changed
'Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw

 Jesus was more than a good man - a healer - a teacher - Jesus is the Saviour and Lord - Jesus Christ - the Saviour who is anointed with the Holy Spirit.         The Queen was anointed with the CHRISM - with oil - to be Queen - and to reign.          Jesus is the anointed…(continue reading article)

Additional Articles

•  MENO* - 2014-04-20
•  lâqach - 2015-06-20
•  The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
•  Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
•  The Warrior's Belief - Find the Call
•  Resting Under the Burden - 'Christ in You...'

Additional Articles

•  Discouragement - 'Christ in You...'
•  Honoring A Father - Inspiration For You
•  Bible and Quote Nov. 1-5, 2010 - Bible verse and quote
•  God’s Messengers - God's Words For US
•  The Slippery Slope of Bathroom Politics - Point of Reference
•  Remote Control - Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

Additional Articles

•  Sola Scriptura - 'Winging It
•  To Thine Own Self Be True - Quiet Time
Daily Refractions
Daily Wisdom
Proverbs 14:30 - A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.
Words to Ponder
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. - Robert Leighton (17th century)
Daily Dose
Daily Toon
Daily Devotionals  for  May 30

Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"
"Yes - But . . . !"

Supposing God tells you to do something which is an enormous test to your common sense, what are you going to do? Hang back? If you get into the habit of doing a thing in the physical domain, you will do it every time until you break the habit determinedly; and the same is true spiritually. Again and again you will get…… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"
Morning and Evening for August 3

"The Lamb is the light thereof." - Revelation 21:23 Quietly contemplate the Lamb as the light of heaven. Light in Scripture is the emblem of joy. The joy of the saints in heaven is comprised in this: Jesus chose us, loved us, bought us, cleansed us, robed us, kept us, glorified us: we are here entirely through…… — (click here to read more)

Daily Light on the Daily Path
Morning / Evening Devotional — May 30

Let us labour to enter into that rest. Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction: ... strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. — The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force. — Labour not for the… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"
Holy Foresight

"Nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of Heaven."   Matthew 26:64 Ah, LORD, Thou wast in Thy lowest state when before Thy persecutors Thou wast made to stand like a criminal! Yet the eyes of Thy faith could see beyond Thy present humiliation into Thy future… — (click here to read more)

Voice of the Lord
Devotional for 'Iyyar 22'

True sacrifice is a rare thing. Sometimes it's confused with courage, which involves a choice to face life's challenges. Sacrifice, on the other hand, involves a choice to give that which is most precious. David said "I refuse to offer to Adonai my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing" (2 Samuel 24:24). The media often emphasize the "heroic… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
In God's Time

I can hardly believe it has been twenty years. This date has long been etched in my memory banks as one of the more frustrating ones in my life. Some days do that. They burn deeply into our memories and do not allow us to forget them. Some are bad memories while others are good ones. This one is neither. This…… — (click here to read more)

'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes
Christ's first word '

Now that we have spent a few days meditating on the fact that the Beatitudes provide us with the right mental and spiritual attitudes for healthy and abundant living, we are ready to begin focusing on the first of these profound statements: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (Matt. 5:3).…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen
Embodiment

Embodiment - Here is a very unusual Greek word. It only occurs twice in the New Testament. It is morphosis. We recognize the term "morphing", now a popular video technique. The Greek idea is about the shape as a representative of the essential quality. Here Paul is telling his readers that God's Law has the…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer
Morning / Evening Devotional — May 30

INTO NINE WORDS, having altogether but eleven syllables, Luke packs a world of universal truth: "Being let go, they went to their own company" (Acts 4:23). Every normal man has a "company," however small, where he feels at home and to which he will return when he is tired of being alone. The important thing about a man… … — (click here to read more)

The Believer's Daily Remembrancer
All my springs are in Thee. Psalms 87:7

All my springs are in Thee. Psalms 87:7

JESUS is the fountain of living water; the wells of salvation are found in His person, work and word; He says, If any man thirst, let him come unto Me and drink. The springs of comfort, peace, and salvation are all in Him; and in Him for us; therefore called our springs. These waters cleanse from all defilement;…

… — (click here to read more)

Christian Headlines  from  The Christian Post

2016 Olympics Swimming Trials Start June 26 and Michael Phelps Is Feeling Confident - The Schedule, TV Broadcast and Live Streaming Webcast Info.

Michael Phelps is eyeing the 2016 Rio Olympics. Together with his longtime coach, Bob Bowman, the super-star, gold-medalist has been training for the upcoming U.S. Olympic swimming trials that begin late June in Omaha, Nebraska.

2016 Copa America Preview and Favorites to Win the Cup - The 'Group of Death' and 'Dark Horse'

Sixteen football teams are expected to sizzle the summer during the Copa America Centenario this coming June in the United States which brings together nothing but the best players in the league.

New York City 'Trophy' Apartment Units Could Sell for $250 Million Each

Units at the 70-floor skyscraper overlooking Central Park could sell for about $250 million each, a price that only billionaires can afford to pay.

2017 Subaru BRZ Review & Update: 5 New Upgrades to Watch Out For

Subaru of America Inc. today announced a comprehensive update to the 2017 BRZ including improved handling, increased performance, more aggressive styling and new convenience features.

'X-Men: Apocalpyse' News: Bryan Singer On The New Villain

After the successful release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," fans were curious to see how the "X-Men" world was going to progress.

'Call of Duty Black Ops 3' DLC News: Game Proceeds to Benefit Veterans

"Call of Duty: Black Ops III" players can now send their support to military veterans with the purchase of calling cards worth $4 each.

San Diego Megachurch Pastor Interviews NFL's Danny Woodhead on Surrendering to God

Pastor Miles McPherson of The Rock Church on Sunday interviewed San Diego Chargers' running back Danny Woodhead, who shared with the congregation how he surrenders to God in his life as well as when he plays his game.

Former Director of 'James Bond' Films Hints on Who the Next 007 Will Be

After the departure of Daniel Craig from the "James Bond" franchise, there has been talk of a new "James Bond" in the near future.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vs Conor McGregor: Pretty Boy Tells Freddie Roach Fight Is On Against UFC Fighter

In a visit to boxing coach Freddie Roach last week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. asked the well-known trainer to work with UFC champion Conor McGregor for their upcoming fight.

New Study Reveals 4 Ways Women Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A new and more comprehensive study, published online in JAMA Oncology on Thursday, May 26, sheds some light and ushers new hope for women who are known to be at higher risk for breast cancer because of genetics and family history.

12-Year-Old Died After Her Horse Got a Heart Attack

A tragic accident took place in a veteran's charity event that brought a lot of sadness to the Adrian community.

Houston Shooting Kills 2, Injures 6 Others Including Policemen

It was a bloody Sunday morning in Houston after a man armed with a high-powered rifle fired shots at random people he saw in the neighborhood including responding police officers.

Richard Dawkins: I'm Ready to Convert to a Religion if Evidence Backs It Up

Atheist author Richard Dawkins has suggested that he would be ready to convert to a religion if someone shows him evidence for why he should believe, but argued that so far no one has been able to do that.

Mexico vs. Chile in May 2016 International Friendly Game - Kickoff Time, TV Broadcast and Live Streaming Info: 'El Tri' Eyeing Reigning Champs

Mexico is eyeing reinging Copa America champs, Chile, in a international friendly soccer game that will be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The match takes place on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 and kick-off time is 10 p.m. ET or (7 p.m. PT).

Pastor Saeed Abedini: If Christians Don't Reach Muslims With Love of Christ, Muslims Will Reach Them With Jihad

Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini has warned that if Christians don't reach Muslims with the "love of Jesus Christ," then Muslims will reach them with jihad.

'Britain's Got Talent' News: Storm Trooper Take on 'Dirty Dancing'

The "Star Wars" hype has made its way to the hit talent show "Britain's Got Talent."

350,000 Evangelicals March in World's 'Largest Christian Event' in Brazil

Two events of massive proportions took place in Brazil this past week, one bringing together hundreds of thousands of Evangelicals in the annual "March for Jesus," and only days later, the Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade drew two million participants.

Evangelist Ray Comfort Blocked by Police From Giving Away $25K in Gift Cards to Atheists at Reason Rally

Police in Washington, D.C. have blocked evangelist Ray Comfort and his team from giving away close to $25,000 in Subway gift cards to atheists at the upcoming Reason Rally, and even threatened arrests of those who approach rally attendees.

Sarah Jakes Roberts: Devil Designed Snapchat Filters?

Could Snapchat be developed by the devil?

Monica Brown Quashes Infidelity Reports of Husband Shannon Brown by Praising God

Monica Brown is praising God amid rumors of a rocky relationship due to infidelity with her Miami Heat guard husband, Shannon Brown.

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Lectionary Calendar
Monday, May 30th, 2016
the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
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