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Today Devotional


Scripture Reading: Isaiah 53
He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.
—Isaiah 53:5

Several years ago our family went to see the film The Passion of the Christ. It was controversial because of its extreme violence and some apparent contradictions with the Bible. Some church leaders warned their members not to watch it.

Taking these matters into account, we still found the movie worthwhile and deeply moving. We walked out afterward in total silence because there was nothing to say. Several questions came to mind, though: Did Jesus really suffer all of that;...

April 1st, 2015 Read More
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Alina had rejected God. The 22-year-old was born to a Christian family in Russia, but rejected the faith and life of her parents.

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