Jefferson and Jesus’ Resurrection

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On the evening of that first Easter Sunday, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” He showed them His hands and side and the disciples were overjoyed. (John 20:19-20) Jefferson’s Religion Was False The Scriptural evidence for Jesus’ resurrection is …

Churchill and Jesus’ Resurrection

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For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4) Churchill and the Bigger Bible Truth Winston Churchill (1874–1965) was a British politician and sometimes called himself a …

Luther Longs for Forgiveness

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God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of His blood—to be received by faith….He did it to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus. (Romans 3:25-26) Confusion is Common Many people are confused about the basis of salvation and forgiveness …

More Beyond (Plus Ultra)

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Jesus says: Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms….I am going there to prepare a place for you. And I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. (John 14:1-3) For more on Christ’s resurrection see …

Watergate “Proves” Jesus’ Resurrection

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Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead….This is my gospel. (2 Timothy 2:8) Charles “Chuck” Colson (1931–2012) suggested that Watergate proves Jesus’ miraculous resurrection. Colson was the first member of President Richard Nixon’s team to be jailed over the Watergate scandal in the 1970s. Colson later became Christ’s follower and his mid-life conversion triggered radical changes in his life and …

Christ the Great Reverser

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C. S. Lewis’s story The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, imagines a fictional country under the curse of an evil witch. It’s “always winter and never Christmas.” Everything is hopeless until Aslan the noble lion comes to make crooked things straight and rough ways smooth. Aslan represents Jesus, the Son of God, who came to destroy the devil’s works.1 …

Hope in Jesus Christ

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Note: I wrote this to encourage specific people. They were feeling hopeless. Big things went wrong, other people let them down, they suffered from broken hearts, broken bodies, and broken promises.  Since, “Good news from far away is like cold water to the thirsty,”1 I scribbled down these thoughts to cheer others and now pass them along. Maybe they will …