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America’s Religious History: An Interview with Thomas S. Kidd

Since the founding of America centuries ago, Americans have been a pervasively religious people. What is the theological and ethnic diversity and enduring strength of American religion in general, and Christianity and evangelical faith in particular? How have faith commitments and actions shaped the nation? Bible Gateway interviewed Thomas S. Kidd (@ThomasSKidd), author of America’s The post America’s Religious History: An Interview with Thomas S. Kidd appeared first ...

What Really Happened at Christmas?

A Bible Study by Jack  Kelley In the past I’ve explained why I believe Jesus probably was born sometime in September. If that’s the case then what really happened in December?  Is Christmas just the result of overlaying Christian beliefs on a formerly pagan holiday as some believe, The post What Really Happened at Christmas? appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

Open This Gift and Try Not to Cry

By Heidi Gaul For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NIV) The Christmas tree is decorated, and stockings are hung. Carols waft through the air, The post Open This Gift and Try Not to Cry appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Psalm 41

Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the LORD delivers him in times of trouble. The LORD will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes. The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness. The post Psalm 41 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

Merry Christmas – End of Year Giving

Merry Christmas! Thankful for the joy this season brings. In Sweden, the first weekend of Advent is a kick-off with lights and stars and of course cookies! The word advent means the arrival of an important person, an anticipation of the Messiah to come! May these weeks be an opportunity to deepen to joy of ...

Psalm 40

I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear and put their trust in the LORD. The post Psalm 40 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

Why Being Faithful is Important: An Interview with Cynthia Heald

What does the Bible mean when it speaks of being faithful and steadfast? How should we best guard our hearts and be on the alert against temptation? What are the daily routines we should establish to follow Christ well and finish strong? Bible Gateway interviewed Cynthia Heald about her book, The Faithful Way: Remaining Steadfast The post Why Being Faithful is Important: An Interview with Cynthia Heald appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Messianic Prophecy In The Old Testament

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley In the time after their sin and expulsion from the Garden Adam and Eve must have felt incredible despair. They had experienced life both before and after the curse, the only ones to do so, and had first-hand knowledge of the difference. The post Messianic Prophecy In The Old Testament appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

How to Live the Bible — Why Christ Came

This is the eighty-fourth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. See Mel Lawrenz’s new book, The post How to Live the Bible — Why Christ Came appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Psalm 38

O LORD , do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. For your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down upon me. Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; my bones have no soundness because of my sin. My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear. The post Psalm 38 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

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