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Christian Baby Girl Names: From Abigail to Zina
This collection of Christian baby girl names brings together Bible names or names derived from biblical words, including the language, origin and meaning.
When Is Advent in 2015?
This Advent dates 2015 calendar gives the dates of the four Sundays of Advent and a brief explanation of how those dates are determined.
Give Thanks With This Collection of Thanksgivin...
Enjoy this collection of Thanksgiving prayers, poems and songs for giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day.
Christian Baby Boy Names: From Aaron to Zechariah
This collection of Christian baby boy names brings together Bible names or names derived from biblical words, including the language, origin and meaning.
7 Bible Verses for Giving Thanks and Praise
Here are seven Thanksgiving Bible verses to assist you in giving thanks and praise on Thanksgiving Day or to make your heart glad any day.
Learn the Meaning Behind the Customs of the...
The Advent wreath is used by Christians to prepare for Christ's coming at Christmas. Learn the meaning behind the customs of the Advent wreath.
Say This Prayer With Family and Friends on...
'A Thanksgiving Prayer' is an original Christian Thanksgiving Day prayer by Eddie Mallonen to offer up thanks together with loved ones and friends.
Know Someone Who's Sick? Say This Healing Prayer
Jesus said many prayers for healing, curing the sick as he walked this earth. Today, as his followers pray, he continues to pour out his healing balm.
Read the Christmas Story of the Birth of Jesus...
The Christmas story gives a biblical account of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. It is found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
Original Table Blessings to Say on Thanksgiving...
Consider saying one of these this simple and straightforward Thanksgiving blessings at your table with family and friends on Thanksgiving Day.
The Colors of Advent and What They Symbolize
Here you will find a brief explanation of the colors of Advent and what each color symbolizes.
Celebrate Advent: The Coming of Jesus Christ at...
Celebrating Advent involves a period of spiritual preparation for Christmas when many Christians make themselves ready for the coming of Jesus Christ.
44 Messianic Prophecies Jesus Fulfilled
Take a look at 44 messianic prophecies Jesus fulfilled in his life, along with supporting references from the Old and New Testament.
In the Beginning: The Bible's Story of Creation
Take a look at the creation story from the book of Genesis. Learn the simple yet profound truth of the seven day creation account in the Bible.
What the Story of David and Goliath Teaches Us...
The Bible story of David and Goliath teaches us a lesson about facing giant problems or impossible situations by seeing them from God's point of view.
Is a Loved One Sick? Turn to This Bible Verse...
Is your heart heavy with prayer for a sick friend or family member? You can stand in the gap with this Bible verse and prayer for healing.
3 Simple Prayers for Mealtime Blessings
These meal blessings are traditional Christian dinner prayers for saying grace and blessing the food at mealtimes. The prayers are short and simple, great for holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, or any dinner gathering.
Meet the 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ
The 12 apostles were ordinary men God used in extraordinary ways to carry the gospel to the world. Learn what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Celebrate Christ's Birth With Christmas Prayers...
This collection of Christmas prayers and poems will help you celebrate the gift of Christ throughout the season of his birth.
19 Inspirational Bible Verses Guaranteed to...
This collection of 19 inspirational Bible verses will encourage and lift your spirit with messages and promises from Scripture.
10 Great Ways to Give Thanks as a Family
Here are 10 simple yet creative Thanksgiving ideas to help you and your family express genuine thanks to God on Thanksgiving Day.
Why Joseph Was Chosen as the Earthly Father of...
Learn about Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus, what he accomplished, his character strengths, and what he teaches us about integrity and obedience.
28 Comforting Bible Verses for Funerals and...
These funeral Bible verses are a meaningful way to allow God's powerful Word to offer solace and strength to your loved ones in their time of grief.
Find the Perfect Prayer for Any Occasion
These prayers for all occasions will help you pray in times of need, if you're facing a problem, or simply assist you in developing your prayer life.
18 Bible Verses to Give You Strength
These Bible verses about strength will remind you where your strength comes from. The Lord is the source of our power, and his might is unlimited.
25 Meaningful Bible Verses About Love
God's Word overflows with passages that speak of divine love, brotherly love, and romantic love. This collection showcases 25 Bible verses about love.
Christianity 101: Basic Doctrines and Beliefs
Christianity as a religion includes many branches with varying doctrinal positions. Here are the basic Christian beliefs central to most Christian faiths.
How Well Do You Know King David?
King David was one of the central figures of the Old Testament, a passionate man of extreme highs and lows. Learn why King David was called a man after God's own heart.
What Does the Bible Say About the Rapture?
What is the Rapture? Study biblical theories about an end times rapture of the church.
Christmas Bible Quiz
Take this Christmas Bible quiz and learn the facts and fiction surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.
Teach Kids About the Bible With a Jesse Tree...
Consider this Jesse Tree Advent custom as a unique and fun way to teach your children about the Bible at Christmas time.
8 Bible Verses to Help You Say Thank You
Are you looking for words to say thank you to a Christian friend or family member? Here are a few simple Scriptures to help you express appreciation.
Who Is the Antichrist?
What does the Bible say about the antichrist? The Bible does not specifically name the antichrist, but it does give us clues as to what he will be like.
16 Bible Verses About Healing
These healing Bible verses will remind you that God hears your every prayer. In times of need, we can always cry out to our loving heavenly Father for help.
Your Guide to Planning a Traditional Christian...
This guide contains a complete outline to help you plan your Christian wedding ceremony and understand each aspect of the service.
Meet King Solomon: The Wisest Man Who Ever Lived
King Solomon used wisdom to lead Israel, but his accomplishments became meaningless when he turned from God. Learn the message his life holds today.
Your Guide to the Christian Holiday Calendar
This Seasons of Faith Christian holiday calendar provides the dates for each of the major holidays typically celebrated by Christians each year.
A Thanksgiving Prayer: Christian Prayer for...
A Thanksgiving Prayer is an original prayer by Dawn M. Jones for saying with family and friends on Thanksgiving Day.
Meet Ishmael: Abraham's Forgotten Son
Ishmael was the first son of Abraham, born to Hagar. He was to be heir until Isaac was born, creating the conflict that continues in their descendents.
What Is Agape Love?
Agape is a Greek term for one of the four types of love in the Bible. Jesus showed agape love and commands his followers to do likewise.
14 Inspirational Quotes on Gratitude and...
Enjoy these Thanksgiving quotes by Christians--a memorable collection of thoughts on gratitude and thankfulness designed to inspire you spiritually.
25 Comforting Bible Verses for Hard Times
These comforting Bible verses contain some of the most inspiring words in Scripture. We worship a personal God who knows our troubles and cares deeply about us.
A Collection of Bible Verses for Your Christmas...
Take a few minutes to meditate on these Christmas Bible verses and make Jesus Christ the center of your Christmas celebrations this year.
An 8 Step Method for Studying the Bible
Learn to study the Bible with this eight step method. This technique is great for beginners, but can be geared toward any level of study.
Learn the Lessons in the Story of Noah's Ark...
Noah's Ark and the Flood is a brief summary of the Bible story which teaches us a lesson about setting a godly example with our lives.
Get to Know the Biblical Story of Samson and...
The Bible story of Samson and Delilah teaches us that no matter how big we've failed, it's never too late to humble ourselves and turn to God.
Meet Jesus of Nazareth: Savior of the World
Jesus Christ is the central figure of Christianity. Learn who Jesus is, what he accomplished, and the lessons we can learn from his life.
24 Meaningful Bible Verses for Your Christian...
This selection of wedding Bible verses will help you narrow down the search for the perfect Scriptures to include in your Christian marriage ceremony.
Meet Mary: Virgin Mother of Jesus Christ
Mary the Mother of Jesus was chosen by God to give birth to the Savior of the World. The virgin Mary willingly submitted, trusting in God's plan.
102 Biblical Names of God and Jesus
Studying the names of God is one of the most uplifting Bible adventures a Christian can explore. With 102 names presented, the list is quite extensive.
Why Jacob Was Such an Important Patriarch of...
Jacob in the Bible was a key character of the Old Testament, although not always an honorable one. He resorted to lying, cheating, and manipulating.
How Do Christians Define Righteousness?
Righteousness is required by God for entering heaven, but humans cannot become righteous on their own. Learn how Jesus opened the way to heaven for you.
How Does the Bible Define Marriage?
What is the biblical definition of marriage? The Bible is very clear that marriage is a holy and divinely established covenant.
Learn What the Bible Tells Us About Prayer
Have you struggled with prayer? Learn the basics to prayer, what prayer is (and is not) and what the Bible has to say about prayer.
49 Ideas From the Bible for Naming a Male Pet
This collection of male pet names suggests several ideas from the Bible and why they might make a good name for your pet.
5 Christian Family Prayers to Pray Together
Try these Christian family prayers when you come together around the family altar, for special occasions, holidays, family devotions and Bible studies.
Meet Isaac: Son of Abraham
Isaac, the miracle son of Abraham, was one of the great Jewish patriarchs. Learn how Isaac fulfilled God's promise to make Israel a great nation.
Get to Know the Apostle Paul, Once Saul of Tarsus
The Apostle Paul influenced Christianity second only to Jesus Christ. Paul spread the gospel throughout the Roman Empire and wrote 13 books of the Bible.
3 Special Wedding Prayers for Your Christian...
The wedding prayer was one of the most memorable moments of our ceremony, as we knelt to dedicate ourselves to God and to each other forever.
'Pause and Give Thanks' With This Original...
'Pause and Give Thanks' is an original Thanksgiving poem reminding believers to stop and give thanks for the gift of Jesus Christ at Christmas.
Why Easter Is the Most Important Christian...
Easter is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Learn what Christians celebrate on Easter.
Stuff Yourself With Thanksgiving Facts and...
Enjoy learning, sharing, and impressing your friends with these Thanksgiving traditions and trivia, including little-known trivia about the holiday.
Do All Dogs (and Other Pets) Really Go to Heaven?
Many Christians wonder, 'Do animals have souls and will I see my pets in heaven?' Take a look at what the Bible says about animals in the afterlife.
Explore the Symbolism of Numbers in the Bible
Bible numerology is a fascinating field for some and a dangerous temptation for others. Students and scholars agree, however, that certain numbers in the Bible have literal and symbolic meaning.
13 Bible Verses for a New Baby
These new baby verses from the Bible can be used in baby dedications, christenings, birth announcements, and baby shower greeting cards.
What Does Communion Mean to Christians?
What is communion? Read a biblical explanation of the meaning, significance and purpose of Communion in the life of a Christian.
Meet Abraham, Father of the Jewish Nation
Abraham, father of the Jewish nation, is the great patriarch of Israel. Learn about the character of this man believers today call 'The Father of Us All.'
10 Bible Verses for Wishing a Happy Birthday
A birthday is a time for celebration, especially for Christians who are born again. You can rejoice in God's love with these birthday Bible verses.
What the Tower of Babel Story Teaches Us Today
The Tower of Babel Bible story teaches us lessons about unity and pride. This summary includes interesting points and a question for reflection.
18 Inspiring Bible Verses About Courage
If you need encouragement from God's Word to overcome your fears, take strength from these fear-busting Bible verses about courage.
3 Easy Mealtime Blessings to Teach Your Child
Try teaching your child these mealtime blessings and dinner prayers. They'll enjoy learning with rhyme and rhythm as you pray these prayers together.
How the Parable of the Prodigal Son Shows God's...
The Prodigal Son parable is also known as the Lost Son. This well-known Bible story demonstrates the loving, forgiving heart of God the Father.
The Pilgrims' Religion: A Faith That Inspired...
The Pilgrims' religion dominated their everyday lives. In spite of brutal living conditions, they celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
How God Confirmed His Covenant Through Jacob's...
Jacob's ladder was a vision of angels going up and down a stairway between heaven and earth. Learn the real meaning of this well-known Bible story.
37 New Testament Miracles of Jesus Christ
The miracles of Jesus transformed countless lives. These divine acts of love and power led people to the Savior and opened their hearts to salvation.
Explore the Uniqueness of God the Father
God the Father is one of the three Persons in the Trinity, and the One True God. See how the Heavenly Father is as an example for all fathers to follow.
Teach Your Kids These Prayers They Will Love to...
Your children will love to say these prayers with rhyme and rhythm. They are simple prayers for kids to pray in the morning, evening, mealtime or anytime.
How to Incorporate a Unity Candle into Your...
Get tips for planning the Lighting of the Unity Candle in your Christian wedding ceremony and try this sample narrative.
How Daniel Survived in the Lion's Den, and You...
Daniel in the den of lions is a story familiar to many, and amazingly relevant to our everyday lives. It teaches us how to get through times of crisis.
Compare Beliefs of Catholicism and Protestantism
Compare Calvinism and Arminianism side by side and learn why these doctrines form one of the most divisive debates in the history of the church.
What Does the Bible Say About Forgiveness?
Forgiveness in the Bible is a megatheme. Learn what Scripture says about forgiveness and answer your frequently asked questions on the topic.
Meet Elijah: Boldest of God's Prophets
Prophet Elijah performed stupendous miracles through the power of God, but he was human just like us. Follow Elijah's epic battles against false gods.
3 Easy Bedtime Prayers to Teach Your Child
Try teaching these bedtime prayers for children to your kids. They will enjoy the rhyme and rhythm while learning and praying these simple prayers.
10 Ways to Keep Christ the Center of Your...
Here are 10 simple ways to keep Christ the central focus of your life this Christmas season.
What the Bible Says About Suicide
Over the years, I've received many questions about the Bible and suicide: Does God forgive suicide? What happens to a Christian who commits suicide?
A Prayer to Remember the Hungry and Less...
This prayer of thanksgiving encourages believers to be sincere at Thanksgiving, and remember those who are less fortunate than us.
Meet King Herod and Learn Why He Hated Jesus
Herod the Great stopped at nothing to keep his throne as king of Israel. Learn how an angel warned Joseph and Mary to escape Herod the Great with the future Savior of the world.
Why the Last Supper Is Still Commemorated Today
The Last Supper Bible story teaches us about commitment. This summary includes interesting points, lessons from the story, and a question for reflection.
39 Female Pet Name Ideas from the Bible
The Bible is a great source for finding female pet names. This collection suggests several ideas and why they might make a good name for your pet.
What the Story of Jonah Can Teach Us About...
The story of Jonah and the Whale records one of the strangest events in the Bible. Learn the lessons Jonah did as you consider what it means to obey God.
Why Marriage Matters in the Christian Life
Christian Marriage is an important issue in the life of a believer. Learn what the Bible says about marriage and how to develop a stronger one.
How Saul Became Paul and Converted to...
The conversion of Paul on the Damascus Road was one of the most dramatic moments in the Bible. Learn how Paul brought the gospel to Gentiles like you and me.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7: 'Love Is Patient, Love Is...
'Love is patient, love is kind' (1 Corinthians 13:4-8a) is a favorite verse about love. Compare this famous love Bible verse in several translations.
Why God Destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah
Sodom and Gomorrah, two ancient cities, were filled with all types of wickedness. See why God's holiness demanded that Sodom and Gomorrah perish.
Free Christian Wallpaper
Download free Christian desktop wallpaper featuring inspirational Bible verses and pictures for Windows and Macintosh.
24 Bible Verses About the Importance of Family
God designed us to live in families, therefore, family relationships are important to the Lord. These Bible verses about family show the various relational aspects of a godly family unit.
Christian Prayers for Committed Couples
Praying together as a Christian couple and praying for your spouse are powerful weapons against divorce and for building intimacy in your marriage.
What Is God's Plan of Salvation?
What is biblical salvation? Simply put, God's salvation plan is the divine romance recorded in the Bible, his way of delivering us from sin and death.
Bible Verses and a Prayer You Can Say for Your...
This parent's prayer for a child will help you reflect on God's Word and remember his promises as you dedicate your precious one to God in prayer.
Learn Why the Date of Easter Changes Every Year
Learn why the date of Easter changes every year, so that Easter Sunday can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25.
Meet the Apostle John: Author of 5 Books of the...
John the Apostle was among the first chosen by Jesus to be his closest followers. Learn how John wove a message of love into all his gospel writings.
25 Optimistic Bible Verses to Give You Hope
This collection of hope Bible verses brings together optimistic messages of promise from the Scriptures. Meditate on these and allow the Lord to inspire your spirit with assurance and peace.
What Is the True Meaning of Faith in the...
Discover the meaning of faith as defined in the Bible and why faith is vitally important in the Christian life.
Learn How to Pray with These Tips from the Bible
When we look to the Bible for guidance on prayer, we discover that it's packed with praying people, and we can learn much from their examples.
9 Comforting Bible Verses for Tough Times
We can trust our Savior and turn to him in hard times. God cares for us and he is sovereign. His Word is true. Ease your worries by meditating on these Bible verses for hard times.
What the Bible Says About Forgiveness
What is biblical forgiveness? This is a question we must answer on God's terms. Learn how forgiveness of our sins obligates us to forgive others.
What We Can Learn from the Death of King Saul
King Saul was one of the tragic figures of the Old Testament. Learn how King Saul went wrong, and what you can do to avoid his fatal mistake.
What Jehovah's Witnesses Believe and Practice
Learn about Jehovah Witness beliefs and practices. Compare how some Jehovah Witness beliefs differ from mainline Christianity.
What Does the Mennonite Church Believe and...
Mennonite beliefs closely reflect those of other Christian denominations, with some exceptions. Get the true story on Mennonite beliefs and practices.
Essential Facts Christians Should Know About...
The Bible is truly a remarkable book. In this Bible definition, you'll discover the origins of the best selling book of all time.
A Collection of Bible Verses About True...
This collection of friendship Bible verses celebrates the blessings of God in the gift of true Christian friendship.
Who Did Jesus Call the Greatest Man to Ever Live?
John the Baptist was a most distinctive character who wore wild clothing, lived in the desert on locust and honey, and preached a strange message.
How to Know When God Is Calling You
Is God calling you? This question can cause anxiety in the Christian life. Confront the issues typically faced when attempting to discover your calling.
What Is Romans Road to Salvation?
Romans Road lays out the plan of salvation through a series of Bible verses from the book of Romans. Learn this easy method to explaining the gospel.
What We Can Learn from Noah in the Bible
Noah was a righteous man in a world taken over by evil, violence and corruption. Moreover, Noah was the only follower of God left on the earth.
Essential Stats and Facts About Christianity...
Christianity is the largest religion in the world today. These facts and statistics provide a global look at Christianity as a world religion today.
Pray 'A Baby's Blessing' Prayer Over Your Child...
'A Baby's Blessing' is an original Christian poem written for parents to say as a blessing over the life of a child.
Find the Perfect Bible Verse for Every Occasion
These Bible verses by topic are for all occasions and holidays, and are organized to help you quickly and easily locate the Bible verses you need.
Great Ways to Help a Needy Child at Christmas
These favorite Christmas charity projects are trustworthy and reliable. Choose the project most appealing to your personal spirit of giving.
What the Eastern Orthodox Church Believes and...
This overview of the Eastern Orthodox Church as a Christian denomination includes the distinguishing beliefs of Eastern Orthodoxy.
What Seventh-Day Adventists Believe and Practice
Some Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are unique to this denomination. Learn about Seventh-day Adventist teaching including Saturday Sabbath and soul sleep.
What the Bible Tells Us About the Crucifixion...
This Bible story of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ includes Scripture references, interesting points, lessons to be learned, and a question for reflection.
30 Inspirational Bible Verses to Build Your Faith
These faith building Bible verses form a collection of inspirational and topical Bible verses chosen to fortify your faith and inspire spiritual growth.
7 Answers to Your Questions About Sin
For such a tiny word, a lot is packed into the meaning of sin. Learn the definition of sin in the Bible and answer your questions about sin.
Why We Celebrate Christmas on December 25
The history of Christmas reveals much controversy over the actual date of Jesus' birth, the date of December 25, and the pagan origins of the holiday.
6 Steps for Writing Your Christian Testimony
Learn how to write a Christian testimony with these easy steps, for both long and short, written and spoken testimonies.
Feeling Anxious and Stressed? Try This Calming...
The cares and problems of life can burden you with stress and anxiety, robbing you of peace. Take comfort from these Bible verses and prayer.
Explore 4 Types of Love in the Bible
We should expect to find love in the Bible because God is love. Explore the different types of love found in Scripture and passages that spotlight love.
Introduction to the Book of Genesis
This resource introduces the book of Genesis, or the 'book of origins,' setting the stage for the rest of the Bible and revealing the nature of God.
Meet Enoch: A Hero Who Did Not Die
Enoch was one of only two people in the Bible who did not die. The Bible says Enoch walked with God. Find out why God loved Enoch so much that he simply took him away.
6 Favorite Christmas Movies for Christians to...
I've selected a few favorite Christmas movies that are sure to appeal to Christian families and provide an opportunity for a memorable family movie night this holiday season.
Bibles Verses and Prayers for Comfort in Times...
Find comfort in loss with these sure words from Scripture and pray this prayer, asking the Father to give you new hope and strength to go on.
What Is the Meaning of Grace?
Grace: Definition of the biblical meaning of grace and an acronym to help you remember.
4 Ways You Can Help the Homeless in Your...
If your heart has been gripped by the hungry, thirsty, strangers on the streets, here are four effective ways to help the homeless in your community.
Meet the Wise Men Who Visited Jesus
Three Kings followed a star to find the young Messiah, Jesus Christ. Learn the amazing story of the Three Kings from the East.
What is the Meaning of Immanuel?
The word Immanuel, mentioned by Isaiah, predicted that a savior would be born and live with his people. 700 years later, Jesus fulfilled that prophecy.
Name of Jesus: Why Call Him Jesus If His Name...
The name of Jesus often raises a question: Why call him Jesus if his name is Yeshua? Some say we worship the wrong Savior if we don't him Yeshua.
Meet the Courageous Shadrach, Meshach and...
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were three young men determined to worship the One true God only. Their story speaks a strong word of encouragement.
What Do Methodists Believe and Practice?
This overview of the Methodist Church includes the distinguishing beliefs and practices of the church as a Christian denomination.
Learn the Lessons in the Story of Jesus Raising...
Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead in this miraculous Bible story that teaches us a lesson about persevering through difficult trials.
How Heavy Was a Talent in the Bible?
What is a talent in the Bible? The talent was the heaviest and largest unit of measurement for weight and value in Scripture. Learn the meaning, current-day equivalent, weight and value of several units of measurement used in Scripture.
What Does the Assemblies of God Denomination...
This overview of the Assemblies of God Church includes the distinguishing beliefs and practices of church as a Christian denomination.
What Does the Bible Say About Dealing With...
Dealing with difficult people not only tests our faith in God, but it also puts our witness on display. One biblical figure who responded well to difficult people was David.
What You Need to Know About Infant Baby...
What is a baby dedication? Explore the practice of dedicating children to the Lord, its basis in the Bible, as well as the responsibilities involved.
A Simplified Summary of the 10 Commandments
This modern-day paraphrase of the 10 Commandments takes a fresh approach to the Ten Commandments or the Tablets of the Law.
20 Bible Facts to Get to Know God Better
Do you want to know more about God? These 20 Bible facts about God will give you insight into the nature and character of God.
What Do Lutherans Believe and Practice?
This overview of the Lutheran Church beliefs and practices includes the distinguishing beliefs of the church as a Christian denomination.
Cremation vs. Burial: What Does God's Word Say?
Cremation versus burial: With the cost of funeral expenses today, many people are choosing cremation over burial, but what does the Bible say?
What the Bible Says About Relationships
Relationships are important to God. He is the one who instituted marriage and designed for us to live within families. The Bible has much to say about our earthly relationships.
What's Unique About the New International...
The New International Version (NIV) is a popular Bible translation among Christians today. Read a brief explanation of the history and purpose of the NIV.

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