No one enjoys receiving criticism. Even the greatest artists in history dislike critiques. Unlike the rest of us, great artists have a way of getting even that should give all of us […]
One of the challenges faced by Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) during his tenure as Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland was a severe shortage of silver. Without the precious metal, the nation […]
Neil Armstrong may have been the first man to go to the moon, but it was Buzz Aldrin who has the honor of being the first man to go on the moon. Yes, history […]
Even the most casual student of the Bible knows that Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden because they ate the forbidden fruit. Have you ever wondered what kind […]
Visitors to Vatican City anticipate seeing beautiful architecture, holy sites, and perhaps a glimpse of the pope. What they may not know is that they are visiting the nation with the highest […]
Readers of the Harry Potter series learn in the end that there was much more to Severus Snape than first met the eye. This nefarious potions master who made Harry’s life at […]
“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis Read fun facts about religion. Read more great quotes.
“Christ died to do more for us than most of us ever let Him.” — Dr. Dennis Kinlaw Learn about the king who wanted his heart to be buried in the Holy […]
“I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” — Martin Luther Read more great quotes.
Although Abraham Lincoln had a deep faith in God, he was not as quick to put his faith in those who claimed to be God’s messengers. A distinguished clergyman happened to be […]
As often as Abraham Lincoln referred to faith issues in speeches and ordinary conversation, one wonders if he may have felt a call toward pastoral ministry. An incident in the decade before […]
“We have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand, which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our […]
Not only is the Bible the top-selling and most-shoplifted book in history, it also exists in the most languages. With the entire Bible existing in 670 languages, the New Testament in 1,521 […]
Many things about the Vatican are difficult to understand. Some of it is due to intentional secrecy. Some require a deeper understanding of the history of the papacy or the traditions of […]
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I had the increasingly rare pleasure of learning a new expression today: neck-verse. I was reading the prologue of the book 1599: A Year in the Life…