"The Houses of Ivory Shall Perish"

The Bible in the British Museum

Shalmaneser III, king of Assyria from 858 to 824 BC, built a great palace near Nimrud.  The palace itself has since become known as “ 1,158 more words

Bible In British Museum

August 19 - A Shocking Side Trip

John 4:1-26; 1 Chronicles 15:1-16:6; Zechariah 4

There are many things that Jesus did that shocked the sensibilities of the Pharisees. Their understanding of the Law was ripped to pieces as Jesus opened it up and revealed new meaning and understanding. 462 more words

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Jesus is for everyone

Today, for the first time in a year, I preached at Trinity United Reformed Church in Upminster. It was good to be there and the people were pleased to see me looking so well after my illness last year. 1,874 more words


Philip sent to Meet an Ethiopian - Acts 8

Verse 25 says that Peter and John “testified” and spoke the word of the Lord to villages in Samaria before returning to Jerusalem. “Testifying” merely refers to giving people their eyewitness account of Jesus rising from the dead. 274 more words


Peter Rebukes Simon - Acts 8

Word reached the apostles that the people of Samaria were being taught, believed and obeyed the gospel. So they sent Peter and John to “lay hands” upon many of them so that they would receive the gifts from the Holy Spirit that would allow them to work the same miracles that Philip was doing – healing the sick, the lame, etc. 340 more words


Philip Preaches in Samaria - Acts 8

Having been given authority by the laying on of hands by the apostles, Philip was casting out demons, healing the sick and the lame, and (most importantly) preaching the good news of Jesus Christ. 389 more words


Ellen Burns - IMB Journeyman to Mexico

The past couple of weeks have brought with them a lot of adventures and new experiences for us here. This past weekend our landlord had a new door… 381 more words

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