That men may know that thou, whose name alone is Jehovah, art the most high over all the earth. –Psalm 83:18 (KJV)

Church in Nicaragua

Church in Nicaragua

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He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the Messiah.”  John 1:41  (NKJV)

April 19th is the 18th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.  The First Baptist Church, located in downtown Oklahoma City was about six blocks from the bombing and the building sustained damages from the bomb.  In light of the Boston bombing this week, it is fitting that we remember how much the world needs the Messiah and what a wonderful gift it is to receive him.

First Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, OK

First Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, OK

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified  He is not here ; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”   –Matthew 28: 5-6 (NIV)

Catholic Church in Granada, Nicaragua

Catholic Church in Granada, Nicaragua

And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of hosts.   –Haggai 2:7 (KJV)

Cathedral de Granada, Granada's main church. Originally built in 1583, it has been destroyed many times since. This version was built in 1915.

Cathedral de Granada, Granada’s main church. Originally built in 1583, it has been destroyed many times since. This version was built in 1915.

If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. –I Peter 4:14 (NIV)

First United Methodist Church, Okmulgee, OK

First United Methodist Church, Okmulgee, Oklahoma

But who may abide the day of his coming?

and who shall stand when he appeareth?

for he is like a refiner’s fire. –Malachi 3:2 (KJV)

Pentecostal church, Waslala, Nicaragua

Pentecostal church, Waslala, Nicaragua

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.  –Psalm 143:10 (NIV)

Lutheran Church at Farwell, MN

Lutheran Church at Farwell, MN