Pillars Of Jesus' faith
Three Pillars of Jesus’ Faith

The Three Pillars of Jesus’ Faith   Stop!  Before you read any further I want you to do something for me: identify the three spiritual practices you feel are essential to a Christian.  Do you have them?  Good, now place them in the order of importance, with the first being most important and so on.

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Roman Denarius Coin 89 BC
Roman Denarius

Roman Denarius. Upon hearing the question regarding the Jews’ obligation to pay taxes to Caesar, Jesus queries, “Show me a coin. Whose image and inscription has it?” (Luke 20:24).  To the answer, “Caesar’s,” he responds, “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Luke 20:25).  Behind Jesus’ question and answer

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Don’t Worry

Jesus lived during the tumultuous days of the first century, in which the Jewish people lived under Roman occupation: a situation that created political, economic, and social unrest. In the midst of this turmoil, He instructed His followers, “Do not be anxious about your life … do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will

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Panorama of the Negev Israel
“Restore our fortunes…like watercourses in the Negev.”

“Restore our fortunes, O Lord, like the watercourses in the Negev. May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy” (Psalm 126:4-5).   The land of Israel provided the biblical authors, poets and prophets, a rich canvas of images and metaphors to describe the people of Israel’s experiences. Through the geography, flora, fauna, climate, and

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