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New Babylon

May 24, 2018

New Babylon Filmmakers don’t tell stories with words, though dialogue and narration are often included. Film is a visual medium, and one common visual device used by cinematographers is the zoom shot, which offers the viewer a different perspective. The chapters we will study today and tomorrow give us a zoom shot that sheds more light on...

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  • Revelation May 24, 2018

Devotion for May 04, 2006

May 4, 2006

Devotion for May 04, 2006 In cinema, a zoom lens can change the audience’s understanding of a situation. By zooming in very closely on a person’s face, a viewer can see every twitch or eye movement, creating a personal aspect to the picture. Zooming out creates distance, but with it comes the added perspective of knowing what’s going on around...

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Jesus Walks On Water

March 13, 2012

Jesus Walks On Water One of the most popular videos on YouTube (currently at just under 3 million views) captures the reunion of a father and daughter. The father has been serving in Iraq; his 10-year-old daughter thinks she’s having just another ordinary day at school. The camera zooms to her face as someone walks in the door of her classroom—and...

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Hope and Truth

July 25, 2015

Hope and Truth If you have an email account, at some point you have probably received a message from an impostor. Perhaps someone claimed to have inherited a large fortune and wanted your help converting the currency. It may have been a message that appeared to be from your bank or credit card company warning about a problem with your account...

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Magi: Sought a Ruler and a Shepherd

December 20, 2014

Magi: Sought a Ruler and a Shepherd The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem was named a “World Heritage site” by the United Nations in 2012. The church marks the location traditionally recognized as birthplace of Jesus. Despite being located in current Palestinian territory and used as a political tool by both Israelis and Palestinians, the...

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God of the Bible

February 3, 2013

God of the Bible The Internet has become the primary research source for a majority of students. Easy access makes it a convenient tool. Yet information gleaned from the Internet is only as reliable as the source of that information. Not all Web pages are trustworthy! What about the Bible? How reliable is it as a source of information about...

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The Gospel of Change

May 18, 2014

The Gospel of Change LinkedIn is a social networking site that many people use for professional connections. It allows members to post information and connect with others who endorse them for their skills. If Jesus were to come seeking disciples today, however, it seems doubtful that He would rely on this kind of information to choose His...

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The Gospel and Salvation

October 3, 2016

The Gospel and Salvation Mapmaking in the sixteenth century was a mix of information gathered by explorers and educated guesses about previously undocumented parts of the world. One persistent mystery for European mapmakers was what lay between the Americas and Asia—was it a land border? A vast body of water? Were the two continents connected?

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  • Devotions October 3, 2016

The Altar of Incense

October 24, 2019

The Altar of Incense For many of us today, the word “worship” brings to mind praise music. Biblically, however, the concept is much larger. As Old Testament scholar Daniel I. Block expounded recently in Christianity Today: “Scripture clearly demonstrates that the measure of true and acceptable corporate worship is not established by outside...

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Powerful Encounters

November 20, 2020

Most people know the name of Jesus, but they may not understand fully who He is. They have important gaps in their understanding.

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  • The Gospel
  • The Holy Spirit
  • Miracles November 20, 2020


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