The question “Where was Jesus born?” is surprisingly tricky. The easy answer is, “In Bethlehem.” Yes, but where? The typical nativity scene features the holy family in a stable that looks like a barn, separate from the Inn, where there was no room. But is this accurate? Most historians and scholars say, “Not so much.”
Mary and Joseph were poor. God entrusted this poor but godly family to raise the Son of God. Their simple obedience was of greater value than anything else.
We don’t enter the kingdom of heaven as children because we have become so gentle and obedient. We enter as children because of our Heavenly Father.
When will Jesus return? It seems like today’s news and events must mean we’re living in the end times now. Is this true… what does does that mean?
What were Jesus’ ministry priorities? Jesus preached the gospel and made disciples… he modeled the Great Commission for the Church.
While it’s too far to say “Jesus is the Proverbs 31 woman,” it should be clear that we see Jesus through her description.
There are good reasons to believe in a literal bodily resurrection of Jesus. Here are four such reasons.
As we consider Christ’s sacrificial and atoning death on the cross, remember what he endured for you… and it wasn’t pretty.
The Triumphal Entry may have begun on Palm Sunday while Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem, but it was fulfilled on Good Friday when he carried his cross.
Jesus was born to bring salvation and judgment. Salvation for God’s people. Judgment against the devil. This is why Christmas is good news.