On Ascension Day Christians look back on the event of Jesus leaving his earthly existence behind him and returning to heaven, the supernatural world of God.
‘Let my people go!’ That was what Moses requested from Pharao. He was there to release the Hebrew slaves in the name of the God of the Israelites.
On the early Easter morning, Mary Magdalene is on her way to the tomb where they buried him.
The story of Queen Esther shows how the bravery of one girl saved an entire nation! You will see how one person can make a difference.
People hoped Jesus was coming to free them from the enemies. But Jesus was arrested by the Roman rulers. Peter became afraid but watched when they interrogated Jesus and were beating him and said even cursing that he didn’t know him. When they met after the resurrection, they had to have an honest conversation.
It is difficult for people to know themselves. It’s often easier to understand the world around you, right? But knowing yourself is understanding the greatness of the Creator. And look. Stand in front of a mirror. Look closely. Smile. Pull a face. Yes, that’s you.
In the Bible, there’s a fascinating story in the book of Job. It reads like an ancient piece of Shakespearean drama with rich dialogues, dealing with the exact question: why is there suffering? Everything circles around the story of a very rich man who loses everything.
There was a man with a lot of money. Jesus wanted to meet with this man. What followed was a life-changing meeting.
Once Jesus was waiting at a well during a hot summer day. He encountered a woman there. Then he started talking to her…