Seasonal

A Clash of Kings

The young Aristobulus had the misfortune of being popular. Because of this, Herod the Great invited him to his magnificent palace in Jericho, where Aristobulus ate and drank, splashed playfully with the other young men in one of the shimmering pools, and drowned . . ....

The Binding of Satan as Seen in the Birth (and Survival) of Jesus

Jesus once said, “No one can enter the strong man’s house and plunder his property unless he first binds the strong man” (Mark 3:27). The “strong man” Jesus was alluding to was Satan, and his house was this world—Satan’s realm of influence and power. The Old...

The Last Shepherd

They sat side-by-side on the hillside, silently gazing into the starry sky. Finally, the boy spoke. “Would you tell me about that night, Jacob?” The old man said nothing. The boy asked again. “Please, Jacob. I won’t laugh at you. I really want to hear the...

A Special Baby Shower (for children)

Have you ever been to a baby shower? A baby shower is a party where friends and family bring gifts to welcome a new baby. Can you think of some gifts that would be good to bring to a new baby? I went to a baby...