Cross Maze- Activity Page « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Cross Maze- Activity Page Posted on April 15, 2019 Cross Maze (Activity Sheet) Activity sheets are a great way to end a Sunday School lesson. They can serve as a great take home activity. Or sometimes you just need to fill in those last five minutes before the end of class. Preview and print this free printable activity sheet by clicking on the link below. Preview And Print Feel free to browse all of our Bible print-outs. Like this: Like Loading……

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Making Room for the Cross Between Palm Sunday and Easter – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Both lend themselves to all sorts of exciting possibilities for the Sunday school classroom — special colorful crafts and activities, joyful and boisterous songs, and an enthusiastic presentation of the biblical narratives. Children love it and churches often go to great lengths to highlight these celebrations in the classroom. But what about the biblical narrative of the cross? Where does it fit in between these back-to-back Sunday celebrations? After all, the events surrounding Jesus’ death…

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The Process of Resurrection (#SurvivingTheBible for Lent) – Christian Article

It’s Holy Week, and the CultureCast is here to help you survive Easter. John 20:1-18 | Amy shares the Easter message she would preach, the calling out of Mary’s name and the importance of the act of naming, the significance of Jesus the gardener, opening ourselves to truth, being broken open by suffering, what we’ve missed about the resurrection, and how it relates to Genesis 3. Luke 24:1-12 | Christian talks about what Jesus had to die to before engaging and,…

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The Very Worst Missionary with Jamie Wright – Christian Article

This week’s theme is wrestling with resurrection, transformation, the ways people are changing the world and when our best intentions go awry. Amy talks about how she was considering leaving the church and Christianity completely, the ways in which she has changed over the past year, and how resurrection has manifested in her life. Christian talks about resurrection as transformation from potential to actuality, his resurrection agnosticism, and how our wounds can be the site of transformation. They also discuss…

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Is the Resurrection Reasonable? (Video) – Christian Article

J. Warner Wallace discusses the evidence for Christianity with apologist, Sean McDowell, as part of the “Advocates” series from Awana. In this clip, J. Warner talks about the Christian explanation for the empty tomb and the appearances of the risen Christ. Can a supernatural resurrection ever be considered the most reasonable explanation? If you’re interested in this great series for high school students, visit the Advocates webpage. To see more training videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit the YouTube playlist. For…

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The True Meaning of Easter! – Christian Article

Easter is a Pagan Holiday This article was originally published on this site for Easter, 2003. ENJOY! Note: Illustrative images NSFW. Reading from Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia, 1948, Volume 4, page 140, we find that Easter is the Greatest Festival of the Christian Church, which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ – which festival was named after the ancient Anglo Saxon Goddess of Spring! EASTER. The greatest festival of the Christian church commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a…

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Is It Wrong to Celebrate Religious Days Like Christmas and Easter? – Christian Article

I very much believe Scripture should be that which shapes and informs our doctrines and practices. I do not believe Christians should create new doctrines or practices that we do not find in the New Testament. With that in mind, I would like to share with you why I believe Christians can observe man-made religious days (like Christmas or Easter) without violating these principles. Purim and Hanukkah In the book of Esther, the Jews created a holiday, “Purim,” to commemorate…

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This is My Body – Easter Devotional by Idelette McVicker – Christian Article

“This is my body, given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” Luke 22:19 (NIV) I remember waking up in a narrow twin bed. I was at a women’s retreat: two nights away from home, with time to spend with God in the company of other women. It was still early. I reached for my Bible and opened it to Luke chapter 22. I heard the women in the hallways, getting ready for the day. There was cheerful chatter…

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Hear the Drama of Christ’s Resurrection with the Bible Audio App – Christian Article

Content manager for Bible Gateway Bible Gateway’s Bible Audio App lets you simultaneously and synchronously read and hear Scripture verse by verse. It’s a great way to experience the dramatic final days of Jesus leading to his arrest, crucifixion, death, and resurrection. The following chronology of events recorded in the Bible leading to Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday is based on the Bible Gateway Holy Week Timeline, which we invite you to download, print, and share with your church or……

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So Just How Dumb Were Jesus’ Disciples? The Resurrection, Part V. – Christian Article

By Robert Conner ~ Back in 2005, while researching material for a book on magic in the career of Jesus, I read Daniel Ogden’s sourcebook, Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds, and recall being surprised at how closely the post mortem appearances of Jesus in the gospels of Luke and John match Greco- Roman ghost stories. My initial search of the available literature turned up nothing that specifically addressed the similarities, but convinced of the parallels,…

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So Just How Dumb Were Jesus’ Disciples? The Resurrection, Part VI – Christian Article

By Robert Conner ~ Besides being the first to comment on the ghost story quality of the post- resurrection accounts, the philosopher Celsus appears to have been the first to advance a psychological explanation for Jesus’ apparitions. Celsus, a conservative member of his society’s upper class, was particularly critical of the irrational, emotionally driven nature of Christian belief. “While [Jesus] was alive he did not help himself, but after death he rose again and showed the marks of his punishment…

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So Just How Dumb Were Jesus’ Disciples? The Resurrection, Part VII. – Christian Article

By Robert Conner ~ The first mention of Jesus’ resurrection comes from a letter written by Paul of Tarsus. Paul appears to have had no interest whatsoever in the “historical” Jesus: “even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, we know him so no longer.” (2 Corinthians 5:16) Paul’s surviving letters never once mention any of Jesus’ many exorcisms and healings, the raising of Lazarus, or Jesus’ virgin birth, and barely allude to Jesus’ teaching. For Paul, Jesus…

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Video: Telling the Palm Sunday Story in Rocks – Christian Article

Enter the Zonderkidz and Bible Gateway Easter Sweepstakes (ending April 12, 8 am EDT) Watch this endearing stop-action video of “rocks crying out” presenting the life-changing story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey in the days prior to his crucifixion and resurrection. It’s produced by Patti Rokus, author of the book, He Is Risen: Rocks Tell the Story of Easter (Zonderkidz, 2019). Luke 19:35-36 (NIrV) They threw their coats on the young donkey and put Jesus on it.…

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Why Jesus Died So Quickly on the Cross – Christian Article

Of the many non-Christian explanations for the Resurrection, the “Swoon Theory” is amongst the most popular. If Jesus didn’t really die on the cross, His alleged “resurrection” is really nothing more than a remarkable “resuscitation”. Those who doubt Jesus’ death often point to the short amount of time Jesus spent on the cross prior to dying. Victims of crucifixion typically died slowly as a result of their pain, exposure to the environment, and lack of food or water. But Jesus…

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CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2018 – Christian Article

Reviewing our most-read articles each year gives us a snapshot of the cultural highs and lows from the past 365 days. Our content covers a wide array of topics—film, television, literature, media, internet, politics, music, tech, sports, celebrity culture, and more. The most-read article list is a check of our readership’s pulse, so to speak. And the articles that got our readers’ hearts beating in 2018? There are several covering the #metoo and #ChurchToo movement; a few on key cultural…

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