Angela Watkins Rivers: Sunday – God Starts the Church – Children’s Sunday School Lesson – Acts 2:1-12, 22-24, 36-41 – Christian Article

God sent the wind and the fire and gave the disciples the ability to speak in different languages. He did this so all the people would know that God had decided it was time to start the church. Peter wanted everyone to know that the man they knew as Jesus was the Son of God. People who belong to God’s church believe that Jesus is God’s Son. What makes the church special? What special thing about Jesus do people in…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Fiery Trial – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: I Peter 1:3-9 TO CHEW ON: “These (trials) have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed..” I Peter 1:7 The year was 64 A.D. One night the sky above Rome glowed bright long after the sun had set. Soon the air was thick with smoke. The streets filled with panicky people crying, “Help! Fire!…

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When Christians Fall Away: What I Noticed When I Read 2 Peter – Christian Article

There are many who believe it is impossible for someone to be saved and then fall away. They believe that if a person becomes a Christian and then falls away, they were never really saved in the first place. However, I’m not sure how you could maintain a belief in “once saved, always saved” after sitting down to read 2 Peter. From start to finish, this is a letter warning Christians about falling away. False Teachers Peter’s big fear is…

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