Moments For You
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Read Luke 2:8-20 I have read this story of the birth of Jesus many times, yet I have never grown tired of it. I love to read it again and again and imagine this remarkable series of events. Picture this event with me. The scene is an evening in a... Read more →
A wife said to her husband, “Shall we watch the six o’clock news and get indigestion or wait for the eleven o’clock and have insomnia?” Someone else put it, “The evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening’—and then tell you why it isn’t.” We live in a world... Read more →
World news bombards us from the internet, television, radio, and mobile devices. The majority seems to describe what’s wrong—crime, terrorism, war, and economic problems. Yet there are times when good news invades the darkest hours of sadness and despair—stories of unselfish acts, a medical breakthrough, or steps toward peace in... Read more →
With all the recent controversy surrounding fake news, biased news, and bad news, the Bible still has good news for us. The word “news” is found only once in the King James Bible (Proverbs 25:25), but the idea and concept of “good news” is found dozens of time in the... Read more →
Answer: The word gospel literally means “good news” and occurs 93 times in the Bible, exclusively in the New Testament. In Greek, it is the word euaggelion, from which we get our English words evangelist, evangel, and evangelical. The gospel is, broadly speaking, the whole of Scripture; more narrowly, the... Read more →
“When they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this Child” (Luke 2:17). After the shepherds had come to Bethlehem and had seen the infant Jesus, they “spread the word” about what was told them concerning the child. In other words, the shepherds... Read more →