Many of us celebrate it… but what truth is there in the story of Jesus’ birth?
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Christianity is not essentially a system of morality (as is Confucianism) that has to be adapted to the changing fashion of the centuries or else become outmoded. Nor is it a system of abstract universal philosophical truths, the validity of which is independent of the thinkers who first perceived them. Nor is it like many a pagan religion was, a system of rituals which depended for their effectiveness on being performed correctly.
Christianity has exclusive claims – why? How can you claim one truth? Is Jesus simply one among many options? Ravi Zacharias tackles these questions.
John 8:31-32 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
The Easter story, as retold on twitter! It’s reasonably accurate, with some artistic license! The Scripture verses include Isaiah and Psalms, as well as New Testament passages that tell the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. For the historical accounts of Jesus found in the Bible, why not read it for yourself online.
What would it take to change your life?
Would winning the lottery achieve everything you really need?
The above graphic went viral on social media recently, due to the miscalculation that actually ends up with everyone only getting about $1.44, rather than 4.33 million each. Like many things in life, it’s a nice idea that gets it monumentally wrong.
In this talk, Andy Buchan looks at the story of two men who once encountered Jesus and had their lives changed like they would never had imagined. Jesus offers acceptance and hope like nothing or no-one else. Have you considered what he offers you?
Read the stories from Luke’s Gospel here.
What does it take to meet someone really famous?
What requirements to you have to meet?
Is that anything like meeting Jesus?
In this talk, Andy Buchan outlines what Jesus himself has to say about what it takes to come and follow him. The text is from Luke’s Gospel:
Listen to the talk here:
Rather than the usual Christmas ‘song’ playlist of the supermarket variety, these Christmas carols and songs reflect the true story of Christmas. You won’t find jingle bells here, nor any reference to Rudolph.