Myra Adams

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  • Jul 16, 2020
    According to practically every polling and data metric (except fundraising and enthusiasm among President Donald Trump’s base), the president’s reelection prospects look...
  • Jul 14, 2020
    Among my favorite New Testament Bible verses is the story of Simeon in the Gospel of Luke 2:25-35. If you love and read the Bible, then you are familiar with Simeon and his...
  • Jul 1, 2020
    Millions of Americans are struggling to adapt to the pandemic’s “new normal.” Our lives, plans, dreams, work, culture, school, meetings, church, sports, events,...
  • Jun 17, 2020
    In our culture, there is an unfortunate trend, as stated in this October 2019 Pew Research Center headline: “In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid...
  • Jun 10, 2020
    Back in November, my husband and I made travel plans that today would have placed us in Jerusalem for my big birthday celebration in a city I love. But a changed world and canceled...
  • Jun 5, 2020
    Within the New Testament, there are numerous user-friendly, pop-culture “approved” passages such as “Nothing is impossible with God,” emblazoned on coffee...
  • May 27, 2020
    Ranked high on my list of favorite movie quotes is one from the “Blues Brothers” (1980) when Elwood says, “They're not gonna catch us. We're on a mission from...
  • May 19, 2020
    “Where does one find comfort during these difficult days? A recent Pew Research Center survey offers some insight: “Few Americans say their house of worship is...
  • Apr 28, 2020
    “These are the times that try men’s souls.” Thomas Paine’s oft-quoted opening of his influential essay "American Crisis," dated Dec. 23, 1776, was...
  • Apr 23, 2020
    Almost any list of top newsmaking and colorful political personalities in recent U.S. history would include Roger Stone. An unconventional Republican operative since the...
  • Apr 14, 2020
    Yesterday on "Holy Saturday," there was an extraordinary online exposition of the Shroud of Turin —purported to be the authentic burial cloth of Jesus...
  • Apr 7, 2020
    Happy Palm Sunday! Having been born and raised Jewish (culturally, but hardly religious), all I knew about Jesus was that Jews did not believe in Him. So, promise not to laugh when I...
  • Apr 1, 2020
    Today's "compelling" Scripture is 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 from the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. Unlike the passages discussed in Volumes 1 – 4 that I felt "called" to...
  • Mar 24, 2020
    With the global pandemic sparking an unprecedented financial crisis, I continue to receive messages either stating or asking, "Are these the end times?" For readers unfamiliar with...
  • Mar 10, 2020
    Barrie M. Schwortz is the founder of Shroud.com. Since 1996 it has been the leading Shroud of Turin website and considered the Shroud equivalent of the Library of...
  • Feb 18, 2020
    Today’s study explores a set of extremely controversial passages, Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12 — found in the Old Testament, also referred to as the Hebrew Bible....
  • Feb 5, 2020
    Are the stars aligned for a “Divine appointment” of historic proportions on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the National Prayer Breakfast, where Donald Trump will deliver perhaps...
  • Feb 4, 2020
    The topic of three passages we are studying today — found in the New Testament Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke — chronicle the same miraculous event: Immediately upon...
  • Jan 14, 2020
    With the new year and decade off to a chaotic start, here are four “Godly exercises” that can help reduce stress but don’t require working out. Instead, you...