In the stories cited here, the children became illustrations in Jesus' lessons on five major Kingdom characteristics (mentioned in no particular order): humility, giving, prayer, inclusion and trust.
Faith is the final frontier of human exploration. Though it was not his purpose to do so, Gene Roddenberry and his subsequent Star Trek universe creators set in course what all Religions promise in some form, which is peace on Earth.
Can a world collapse through the lack of moral conscience? Can wars be started and food supplies ended because a moral conscience was missing? And can a moral conscience create an Eden on earth?
There are those who call our Father God by 'Creator' rather than God or Father. Is this appropriate or irreverent?
This article gives thirteen Bible verses about birds, and it provides data about old and recent religions' views of feathered creatures.
We know about the crowd that followed Jesus on Palm Sunday, but do you know that there were five different groups within that one big crowd?
There are so many little things in the Bible with big meanings. We would be wise to pay attention to them.
The fall of Jericho and the violence in the Old Testament can be troubling for some readers. Did God really order a Holy War?
The "I am" statements of Jesus are listed as they are recorded in the Gospel of John. They are explained why Jesus used particular metaphors to emphasize who He was.
Most people love receiving blessings from God. Did you know God gives two kinds of blessings? Do you know what they are?
Barnabas’ giving shows his heart, as does Ananias and Sapphira’s. God loves a cheerful and humble giver.
Throughout the pages of the Bible, the word "bread" is mentioned. Bread is used to provide physical nourishment as well as a symbol for spiritual satisfaction.
The United States of America is currently committing egregious human rights violations in the name of national security. Such actions fly in the face of Biblical teachings. For a country that claims to be a Christian nation, it is imperative that we do better.