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Our dependence on Jesus goes deeper than we can ever comprehend. Through his death Jesus accomplished our salvation but a person’s need for Jesus doesn’t stop there. He gives us a righteousness that we cannot earn and a power to live godly lives and overcome sin that we cannot muster up on our own. He gives us wisdom that we can’t learn on our own, and grace for every moment of our day that we don’t deserve. He holds our very lives together by his word. #LukeBibleStudy LoveGodGreatly.com
Purim and Anti‐Semitism | The legend central to the holiday of Purim depicts a situation wherein allegations of anti‐Semitism are taken seriously and not categorically dismissed. | The illustration: “Esther confond Aman,” by Gustave Doré from La sainte Bible, 1866, reprinted as “Queen Esther Accuses Haman Before the King” in “Haman Is Hanged on the Gallows Made for Mordecai,” The Bible Panorama or The Holy Scriptures in Picture and Story, Arranged for the Instruction and Entertainment of …
Satan - "Oh Hell! what do mine eyes with grief behold?" Upon seeing the happiness of Adam and Eve, and comparing their married bliss to his perpetual anguish and inner turmoil as a result of his rebellion, Satan cries out in agony, his jealousy of Adam and Eve's blessings and hatred towards God unbearable.
Inspiration for our December 2013 theme, The Wise Men (wise men still seek Him)
JESUS ENTERS JERUSALEM A very great multitude spread their clothes on the road. Others cut branches from the trees, and spread them on the road. The multitudes who went in front of him, and those who followed, kept shouting, “Hosanna to the son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” MATTHEW 21:8-9
GUSTAVE DORE "Jephthahs Daughter Coming To Meet Her Father" Judges 11:30 "Before Jephthah went to battle he said to The Lord: "If thou will give me victory over the Ammonites, then when I come back from battle, whatever comes out of the house to meet me shall be the Lords, and I will offer it up as a bunt offering."