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In 1899 archaeologists discovered a lintel with a Greek text containing a copy of correspondence between Jesus and King Abgar of Edessa. This talk discusses the significance of the discovery and what it means for Christians today. This talk was given as a Monday morning lecture to The Principia Upper School in May of 2012. Approximately 30 minutes.
This talk discusses the story of Abraham not only in terms of family but also in terms of faith – a faith that corresponded with obedience. Also, we will discover why many consider Abraham to be one who helped in the inauguration of spirituality in the world. Approximately 30 minutes.
Mary Baker Eddy writes, “No purer and more exalted teachings ever fell upon human ears than those contained in what is commonly known as the Sermon on the Mount” (Ret. 91:5). This talk covers specifically the Beatitudes found in the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 5. As we study these verses, we’ll discover the divine authority behind Jesus’ inspiring teachings and gain a deeper understanding of our responsibility to live them. Approximately 2 hours.
This seven-part video series, titled, “Church of the new-born” (The People’s Idea of God, p.14) discusses the question, “Why do we need church in our world today?” One of the simplest facts that perhaps we miss is that the New Testament is really written not so much to individuals as individuals, but to individuals in their “church” consciousness, – in other words, individuals who are related to each other through God, through the concept revealed to us as “church.” We will also discuss the question, “What might Mary Baker Eddy want us to understand about her designation for Mother Church members …
See the parallel between Jesus’ and Mary Baker Eddy’s comments on Christian healing – 7 parts: Healings in Part 1: CAPERNAUM Unclean spirit – Mark 1:23-28 Severe fever – Peter’s mother-in-law – Luke 4:38, 39 Man bed-ridden with palsy – Matthew 9:1-8 Withered hand – Mark 3:1-8 Woman with the issue of blood – Mark 5:25-34 Raising of Jairus’ daughter – Mark 5:21-24; 35-43 Healings in Part 2: CAPERNAUM Centurion’s Servant – Mark 8:5-13 Roman’s centurion’s servant – Luke 7:1-10 Two blind men – Matthew 9:27-30 Nobleman’s son of a fever – John 4:46-54 Healings in Part 3: IN AND …
Daniel was taken into captivity in Babylon. Through his obedience to God he rose in the ranks as an administrator of the pagan kingdom. Government officials were jealous of him so they tried to use Daniel’s faith in God against him. They tricked King Darius into approving a decree that, during a 30-day period, anyone who prayed to another God or man besides the king would be thrown into the lions’ den. This video discusses Daniel’s protection while in the lions’ den and how his obedience and innocence saved him.
This talk on freedom covers Moses’ and the Children of Israel’s trek out of bondage. We will look at Moses’ experience at the burning bush, his confrontation with Pharaoh, the Exodus itself, and the challenges the Hebrews faced in the wilderness. Also, there will be a discussion on what is required of us to leave Egypt behind in order to begin our journey toward the Promised Land. Approximately 44 minutes.
Unto Us a Son is Given” is a series of six talks on the biblical accounts of Jesus’ nativity. We will look more deeply into the Gospels of Matthew and Luke and discover their similarities and differences. There is also a discussion of Mary and her role as the mother of the Messiah. Approximately 2 hours.
This talk covers the conversion story of Saul on his way to Damascus and discusses its impact on the growth of the early Christian church beyond the borders of Israel. We’ll look at what Saul/Paul learns during this experience and think about how that light of revelation will influence his future lectures to Jewish and Gentile audiences all over the Roman Empire. Approximately 32 minutes.
This talk discusses the parable of the Prodigal Son. It is one of the most well-known stories in the Gospels. It follows the parable of the Lost Sheep and the parable of the Lost Coin. Its relevancy has stood the test of time. As the parable is read, we might ask ourselves, what do the actions of the prodigal teach us? What do the actions of the father teach us? What does the older brother teach us? And finally, what are the spiritual lessons this parable offers? There is a timeless message in this story, and our goal as Bible …
How to feel safe is in the thoughts of a large portion of the world’s population. No matter where we go, what we do, safety is of the utmost concern. The Psalmist writes, “. . . thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety” (Ps.4:8). This talk will focus specifically on the biblical characters of Joseph, Daniel, Jesus, and Paul, who illustrate for the world that wholehearted trust in God is the answer to feeling safe and protected. Approximately 2 hours.
Joseph’s character has been referred to as “the most flawless of any in the Old Testament.” This talk looks at his story, narrated in Genesis, chapters 37-50, and discovers some of the qualities which lifted him out of what appeared to be unsolvable situations. Approximately 36 minutes.
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