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Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto the Soul

Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto The Soul of a Nation
“A nation divided cannot stand,” said Abraham Lincoln, paraphrasing Scripture. But with a bit of luck, some ordinary patience and understanding, and a touch of grace, it can. Here’s how.

Prayers For Thanksgiving


The Essence of Thanksgiving

Suddenly it’s upon us. It seems only yesterday that we were back from our summer vacations, and the long weeks of fall seemed to stretch before us almost without end. But now it’s practically Thanksgiving, and Christmas is soon to follow.

As Thanksgiving draws near, we are very much aware of the arrangements that must be made for the celebration. Grocery shopping, guests to be invited, travel arrangements to be confirmed, calculations on the cooking of the bird. For most of us the machinery of Thanksgiving has already been set into motion, and in just a few days we will sit down to share a Thanksgiving supper. But as Christians we must ask, what is the inner meaning of this holiday?  Read more ….


Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving is not about turkey.  While families will certainly gather for meals of many types in an increasingly diverse USA, this holiday is primarily about giving thanks to God, not only for the blessings of life, but for life itself.  Here is a list of the most popular prayers of and for Thanksgiving.


The World’s Best Bible

Sample It Now
The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is considered by biblical scholars to be the best translation available and the The New Oxford Annotated edition of the NRSV is outstanding. Sample the text now and see what I mean. You might try looking up your favorite passage to get a sense of what the editors were up to.


Bible Atlas Online

Bible Atlas
A complete atlas to the Bible featuring high quality maps covering all the place names one is likely to encounter in reading the text. This is an essential tool for anyone wanting to follow, and make sense of the scriptures of the Hewbrew Bible as well as the New Testament.  Bible Atlas


The Christian Cross

The cross is one of the earliest and  most widely used Christian symbols. It represents Christianity in general and  the crucifixion in particular. A great variety of crosses has evolved, with leading  examples illustrated here. With the possible exception of the face and figure of Jesus, the cross is the preeminent symbol of Christianity.  For our catalogue of Christian crosses.


Christian Humor: Honk if you Love Jesus

Grandma’s Letter Honk if you love Jesus … and other humor at the GodWeb. Contrary to popular opinion, Christian humor is not an oxymoron … it is not even moronic. And more great humor.


666: The Number of the Beast and other humor

666: Having some fun with the number of the Beast

And more recent humor


The Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo Paintings from the Sistine Chapel
Come with us to Rome. Our image map brings you the painstakingly restored paintings of the Creation and Fall in one of the most beautiful settings anywhere. Under these images Popes are elected.


The Human Body in Christian Symbolism

Contrary to prevailing public impression, the human body has been, throughout history, and continues to be today, one of the principal symbols of the sacred.  It is a central point of focus in Christian art, architecture and iconography.

Genesis refers to humanity as having been created “in the image and likeness of God.” New Testament writers refer to the body as the “temple of God.” “Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God?” 1 Cor: 6.  Read more …..