God Revealed in the Old Testament

The popular image of the Lord God in the Old Testament is that of a remote and austere deity, finding fault and sending dreadful retribution on those who transgress His laws. This is a travesty of the truth. The Almighty is shown in the Old Testament as a God of awesome majesty who must be approached with respect, but also desiring to be close to His creation, wanting them to love and worship Him. [Read More]

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February Glad Tidings Bible Crossword

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Across
1 Jesus referred to Judas Iscariot as this (John 6:70)
6 Peter’s reply when Jesus asked whether he loved him (John 21:15)
8 The Ethiopian eunuch was reading from this book (Acts 8:28)
9 Bar-Jesus was this kind of prophet (Acts 13:6)
10 In the past (Acts 15:7) 11 Mordecai’s cousin (Esther 2:8)
14 Mary’s son would do this for his people (Matthew 1:21)
15 An angel was described as this (the original word is ‘satan’) (Numbers 22:22)
18 Esau’s alternative name (Genesis 36:1)
20 Baptised the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8:38)
23 Unwell (2 Samuel 13:5)
25 ______ heirs inherit together (Romans 8:17)
26 A proconsul at Achaia (Acts 18:12)
27 The first woman (Genesis 3:20)
28 Jesus was tempted to turn 7 down into this (Matthew 4:3)

Down
1 Evil things from within do this to you (Mark 7:23)
2 “More ___ than many sparrows” (Matthew 10:31)
3 An untruth (Matthew 4:2) 4 Given to Israel through Moses (John 1:17)
5 Jesus was in the wilderness for 40 ____ (Mark 2:19)
7 Jesus was tempted to turn these into food in the wilderness (Matthew 4:3)
10 He was diseased in his feet (1 Kings 15:23)
12 A wicked city (Genesis 13:13)
13 All this will be filled with God’s glory (Numbers 14:21)
14 Sarah’s original name (Genesis 17:15)
16 Temptation by this leads to sin (James 1:15)
17 Jesus did this in the wilderness (Matthew 4:2)
19 Mary anointed Jesus’ feet with this (John 12:3)
21 “The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the _____ of life” (1 John 2:16)
22 The first man (Genesis 2:19)
24 A priest in the time of Samuel (1 Samuel 3:1)
25 A blameless and upright man (Job 1:8)

Let’s Talk About the Real Devil

ALTHOUGH there is a lot of good in the world, nobody would deny that there is also a lot of evil. Have you ever asked yourself where all the evil comes from?

Jesus of Nazareth gave us the answer: “Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts…” (Matthew 15:19). Evil deeds come from evil thoughts and evil thoughts arise in the hearts of people like us.

The same message is found throughout the Bible. For instance, not far into the history of the world a thoroughly rotten and corrupt society had developed [Read More].

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