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Were you there when they crucified my Lord?April 18th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   All too often we rush through life and don’t stop to remember and reflect on really important things.  Easter is only three days away and, as Christians, it is a day of…read more

It Wasn’t the NailsApril 16th, 2014 by 

This short, powerful and moving video will remind you of what the Lord Jesus Christ did for you on the cross.     Watch this Two Minute Teaching and remember the grace you have been given and commit to living…read more

Was Jesus forsaken by His Father? What does that mean?April 15th, 2014 by 

     By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Before we address why Jesus would have cried out with this question, and a possible different reason that He might have said them, I want to address a common misinterpretation of…read more

What’s your Judas experience?April 11th, 2014 by 

 By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Sunday (April 14, 2014) begins Holy Week, the time in which we remember Jesus’ final days before the cross, we should take the time to reflect on His journey.     It began…read more

Are You a Committed Christian?April 11th, 2014 by 

    O.K.!  Let’s just get it out of the way from the start.  I’m weird and my mind doesn’t operate the way other’s do sometimes.  That’s fine with me.  God wired me this way and it makes life interesting.…read more

God lacks nothing so why create anything?April 10th, 2014 by 

A Two Minute Teachings from the Avalos/Valdes Debate on 2/16/2014. If you missed the debate, watch it here.  For more information and in-depth answers to questions from the debate, click here. To watch more Two Minute Teachings click HERE If you don’t receive…read more

Thursday Crucifixion? Do these two reasons “nail” it?April 8th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   If you did not read last week’s answer to this question, please do so here. It focused on Jesus’ words in Matthew regarding how long it would be from the hour of…read more

The Wizard of Oz and GodApril 4th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   It’s safe to say that the vast majority of Americans have seen the movie, The Wizard of Oz—and likely many times over.     It’s the story of Dorothy, who’s been swept…read more

Is there scientific evidence for God?April 3rd, 2014 by 

A Two Minute Teachings from the Avalos/Valdes Debate on 2/16/2014. If you missed the debate, watch it here.  For more information and in-depth answers to questions from the debate, click here. To watch more Two Minute Teachings click HERE If you don’t receive…read more

Was Jesus crucified on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday?March 31st, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   This is a question that is hotly debated.  While the early church set the day of crucifixion on Friday,  the biblical evidence for a Friday crucifixion is very weak.  The reason for…read more

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