Tag: Kingdom of Heaven

A Time of Significant Change

We Are in A Time of Significant Change

by Nathan Shaw – King Saul and young David were both anointed by God, but they had different methods of warfare (images: Worship
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The Crusades to the Holy Land

The Crusades to the Holy Land

“Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the Kingdom of Heaven!” 1 Pope Urban II, in one of history’s most powerful speeches, initiated 200 years of the Crusades at the Council of Clermont, France on November 27, 1095 with this impassioned plea. In a rare public session in an open field, […]

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Jesus Preaching the Sermon on the Mount
(Image by Gustave Dore).

The Eight Beatitudes of Jesus

Jesus Christ gave us the Eight Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount, recorded for all posterity in the Gospel of Matthew, the first Book of the New Testament of the Bible. Matthew’s Gospel was directed to an audience steeped in Hebrew tradition. The Gospel of Matthew stressed that Jesus is the Christ or Messiah foretold in Hebrew Scripture, our […]

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