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Advent Art, Day 13: The Boy-King of Bethlehem

About the Art: Michelangelo, David, 1501-04, Marble statue, Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy. Click here to learn more about this iconic statue....

Advent Art, Day 12: King Saul

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn, David Playing the Harp for Saul, 1629, oil on panel, 50.2 x 61.8 cm,...

Advent Art, Day 11: The Days of the Judges

About the Art: Nicholas Poussin, The Adoration of the Golden Calf, c. 1634, oil on canvas, 154 x 214 cm,...

Advent Art, Day 10: The War Within

About the Art: Tintoretto, The Jews in the Desert, c. 1593, Oil on canvas, 377 x 576 cm, San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice. Click here...

Advent Art, Day 9: Blood on the Doorpost

About the Art: J.M.W. Turner R.A.,  (1775-1851), The Tenth Plague of Egypt, 1802, oil on canvas, 143.5 x 236.2 cm, Tate Britain, London,...

The Importance of Story in a Biblically Illiterate Age

I’ve been a pastor close to 20 years, and one thing I see is that we’re a Biblically illiterate generation....

Why I Wrote Behold the Lamb of God: An Advent Narrative

I wrote Behold the Lamb of God: An Advent Narrative to hide Scripture in the heart by way of the...

That Laughter Might Live

Through the flap of her tent, she looked up at the stars lighting the brilliant desert sky, and she began...

No Father should have to Watch his own Son Die

No Father should have to Watch his own Son Die

No father should have to watch his own son die. The road from Capernaum to Cana ran uphill the entire...

To the Heart through a Wound

To the Heart through a Wound

The Samaritans were the descendants of Israel’s northern kingdom who had intermarried with their Assyrian captors after they were carried...

The Storm Treader

The Storm Treader

Jesus walked to the water’s edge and began to walk out into the water. Though the sea churned and the...

One Star Lit for Them

[The following excerpt has been adapted from chapter 23 of Behold the Lamb of God: An Advent Narrative, by Russ Ramsey.]...

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