THE NINE POINTS OF CHRIST'S STAR From the Biblical account in Matthew, unpacking it verse by verse, we can compile a list of nine qualities that must be present before any celestial phenomena could be considered to be the Biblical Star of Bethlehem. If any qualification is missing, then we will assume we haven't found our Star. Let’s start with the nine points of Christ’s...
Author: Rick Larson
Winning a revolution can be dangerous. A victorious revolution faces the prospect of becoming a lifeless institution. No better example of this exists than when Constantine began mandating national baptisms. Christianity changed from a movement to an institution, from a global revolution to a world religion. You could now become a Christian without ever having met Jesus Christ...
Author: Erwin McManus
Topic: Church and Culture
What is the Star of Bethlehem? Is it a comet, a meteor, a conflagration of planets or a supernova? Nine points of the star are revealed in Matthew 2. Learn how God gloriously announces the birth of His Son, and how it can change your life!
Type: Bible Study
Scripture: John 1:1-14, Matthew 2, Isaiah 9:6-7, John 3:19-20, 1 John 1:5-9
How can we honor the Lord on his Birthday according to the Bible? In Philippians 2:5-7 , Jesus came down to earth and made himself nothing, and became a servant. How this Christmas can we serve others to truly worship the Lord? The Bible tells us that is we take care of the least of these (others in need), then we are taking care of Jesus. Re-capture the wonder of...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: John 1:1-14, Philippians 2:1-11
Topic: The Birth of Christ
by Dr. Randy Carlson Clutter is the enemy of intention. Without a sense of order in your life, your marriage relationship will never reach its potential. You probably remember the comedy shorts from the duo of Laurel and Hardy, which nearly always featured a classic line uttered by Hardy to his inept sidekick: “Another fine mess you’ve gotten me into!” Of course, Hardy...
Author: Randy Carlson