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  • Israeli airstrike kills two Palestinian militants in Gaza

    Two Palestinians were killed Friday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials reported. Israel’s army said in a statement that the men had beeb involved in launching rockets at Israel over the last week, as well as...
  • A church building can be a valuable tool to draw people to Christ

    Q: Our church has started a big building campaign, but I'm not sure I'm in favor of it. After all, the early Christians didn't have fancy buildings. They just met in their houses, from what I've heard. Am I wrong to feel this way?-- R.N. A: The first...
  • Jesus submitted to death for our sake

    Q: I've always been puzzled by a prayer of Jesus just before His arrest. From what I've heard, it almost sounds like He didn't want to die, and was even asking God to stop what was about to happen. Is this true? -- Mrs. A. McC. A: You're referring to...
  • New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer

    New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer
    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
  • Jesus did not come to defeat the Roman rulers, but to save our souls

    Q: Why didn't Jesus take advantage of His popularity and allow the people to proclaim Him their king? With such strong support He could've done a lot of good, it seems to me. -- K.B.C. A: Yesterday, millions of Christians across the world celebrated what...
  • We need all four Gospels for a complete understanding of Jesus and his mission

    Q: I'd never read the Bible much, but this year I made a New Year's resolution to read through the New Testament, and so far I've kept it. But why are there four accounts of Jesus' life instead of just one? They all seem to tell the same story. -- Mrs. V....
  • Christ's sacrifice makes this a very 'Good' Friday

    Q: Why is the day on which Jesus died called "Good Friday"? I don't see anything good about it, to be honest. -- J.W. A: From one perspective, you're right; there certainly doesn't seem to be anything good about that last Friday, when Jesus was condemned...
  • Jesus willingly sacrificed himself for our sins

    Q: Did Jesus know in advance that He was going to be put to death? If so, why didn't He just back away or try to escape? -- Mrs. N.H. A: Yes, Jesus did know in advance that He would be arrested and brought to trial before the Roman governor , and that...
  • Palestinians rally in support of Abbas as he prepares to meet Obama

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of Palestinians rallied in West Bank cities on Monday in support of President Mahmoud Abbas, hours before his scheduled meeting at the White House with President Obama. Palestinians carried pictures of the...
  • The pope vs. Bibi on 'What Would Jesus Speak?'

    One of the odder moments of Pope Francis’ recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land was an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The subject was what language Jesus spoke. According to Reuters: “Jesus was here, in this land. He...
  • Israeli arrested on U.S. charges of military trade with Iran

    An Israeli citizen suspected of illegal trade with Iran and money laundering was arrested Monday at the request of American authorities, justice officials in Israel said. According to a statement from Israel’s Justice Ministry, U.S. officials...