Today's Devotional: Nov. 28

Big and Small

Pastor and author Tim Keller has written, “To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear. But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like being loved by God. It is what we need more than anything. It liberates us from pretense, humbles us out of our self-righteousness, and fortifies us for any difficulty life can throw at us.”[1]

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Dr. David Jeremiah’s Why the Nativity?

Get into the Christmas Spirit Early this Year

Dr. David Jeremiah’s Why the Nativity?

We need to enter this Christmas season strong—ready to keep Christ in Christmas and share the life-changing Gospel message with a world in desperate need of hope!

You’ve probably seen in your own circles of influence that hearts are most softened to the message of Christ at Christmastime—people are more open to an invitation to a church service, more willing to hear (and even sing along to) a song about Jesus, and more interested in the biblical account of what happened in that little town of Bethlehem.

We need to share the story of a God who so loved the world that He sent His Son. A message that so boggles the mind that, more than two thousand years later, it’s still sending a thrill of hope into the hearts of those who hear it...transforming lives today and for eternity.

Now is the perfect time to reach our world for Jesus—and to take an incredible step forward in evangelism at Turning Point. Discover what we can learn from Jesus’ birth and more about the heart behind this incredible film by watching a powerful interview with Dr. Jeremiah and Sheila Walsh.

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Why the Nativity? Official Trailer

The Message & Mission Behind Why the Nativity?

A Very Special Behind-the-Scenes Look

Take a very intimate look at the making of Why the Nativity? and hear from the film's host, Dr. David Jeremiah, how this full feature docudrama first came to be from the seed of the Gospel message of the Nativity. Setting out to tell the most incredible story you could ever tell was not an easy consideration. In this short video, you’ll hear some of the efforts taken in filming this first-century piece from those closest to the process.

Hear the heart this team shared to bring the Christmas story to life vividly and compellingly in this unique behind-the-scenes look that will deepen your appreciation for some of what it took to get this Gospel message to the screen in a fresh, newly inspired way. You will come away with an excited eagerness to see this story through new eyes and look forward to experiencing Why the Nativity? even more!

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The Message & Mission Behind Why the Nativity? Behind-the-Scenes
Why the Nativity? Resources

Journey Through the Wonders of Christmas

Why the Nativity? Resources

Gain a deeper understanding of the Christmas story—and what it means for you and your family by exploring all of Dr. Jeremiah’s Why the Nativity? resources. Sure to be a new family tradition, the Why the Nativity? docudrama on DVD will invite you to take a front-row seat to every moment of the Nativity story. This Christ-centered Christmas movie is visually stunning and biblically accurate.

In addition to this stunning film, Dr. Jeremiah also has a complete collection of resources for you and your family to enjoy for generations to come, including his new edition, Why the Nativity? book which will help you peel back the layers of meaning and importance behind each character involved in the Christmas story, a companion study guide, the complete collection of eleven powerful messages on CD Album and so much more!

Discover all the Why the Nativity? resources available to you and gather your friends and family to celebrate God’s greatest Gift to us, the birth of Christ!

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You're Invited to be a Part of the Team

Join the Why the Nativity? Outreach Team

We want you to join the team! Millions of people will travel back in time this holiday season to experience the sights and sounds—the hope and love—of the first Christmas. And you can help make it happen.

Why the Nativity?—one of the most innovative and important evangelistic projects we have ever undertaken at Turning Point—and it is set to be released soon!

We invite you to help play a pivotal role in making this Christ-centered film available for generations to come by spreading the word about this film. We will provide you with everything you need to welcome your family, local churches, friends, and the community to the opportunity to see this powerful Christmas production. We believe Why the Nativity? will be used by God to reach many lost souls with the powerful Truth of the Gospel and the never-ending love of Jesus for years to come.

Will you spend a few minutes to help us to promote this incredible evangelistic outreach?

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Why the Nativity? Outreach Team
Why the Nativity? Digital Church Resource Kit

Why the Nativity? Christmas Outreach

Free Digital Church Resource Kit

God’s design is for the local church to be the heartbeat of every community. And this Christmas what better message to share with your friends and neighbors than the TRUE story of Christmas . . . the birth of Jesus! With this in mind, Dr. Jeremiah is making a FREE Digital Church Resource Kit available for the first time ever. This one-of-a-kind digital toolbox will equip you to proclaim the hope of Christmas all December long and includes:

  • Preaching outlines for a 4-week Why the Nativity? sermon series
  • Correlating PowerPoint slides for every sermon
  • Social media and email templates to invite your local community to your church
  • Dr. Jeremiah’s Why the Nativity? film in a “ready to stream” format (Downloadable means you won’t have to worry about your Internet connection!)
  • Interactive story for kids with activity sheets
  • And plenty of outreach ideas for inviting new people into your church

It is one thing to invite a friend to church, it’s another to invite your entire community to an event, and this powerful free church kit helps you plan and prepare for it all!

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Why Jesus Came Gospel Tract FREE!

Share God’s Simple Plan of Salvation

Why Jesus Came Gospel Tract FREE!

Reaching the World With the Nativity Story - The 12 Ways of Christmas

Reaching the World With the Nativity Story

The 12 Ways of Christmas

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Find Turning Point Radio & Television on a Station Near You

Keep Christ in Christmas

Turning Point's Annual Bible Sale

With each Bible purchased through Tuesday, you’ll receive David Jeremiah’s limited-release bonus—The 2023 Plan: A Year in the Word With Dr. David Jeremiah. Available only during the sale, this is the ideal companion to The Jeremiah Study Bible. Dr. Jeremiah offers some of his favorite Bible promises—including his wife Donna's most beloved passage! This deeply personal, yearlong study will take you on an exhilarating tour of Scripture while introducing you to some of the distinctive features in The Jeremiah Study Bible.

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The World of the End

New Prophecy Book by Dr. David Jeremiah

The World of the End

We may not be at the end of the world, but we are at the World of the End—a time when Bible prophecy is intersecting with our culture, technology, unhinged morality, and worldwide strife as never before. And at this point in our culture, we must boldly proclaim the Word. This is why Dr. Jeremiah felt clearly led by the Lord to develop a new teaching series and book, The World of the End!

As you journey through The World of the End, you will learn how to:

  • Make the voice of Jesus a priority when considering the unusual events of the world around you.
  • See cataclysmic disasters, wars, and cultural divisiveness as signs of Jesus’ soon return.
  • Trust that God is in control and that His plan is still working to completion.

Order your copy today and discover how to not just survive the circumstances of our world, but how to use them to make you a stronger believer and ambassador for Christ!

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Moving Mountains

Turning Point’s Exclusive 2023 Calendar

Our new calendar, Moving Mountains, will help you discover how you can move the obstacles in your life by faith!

With the ongoing chaos and uncertainty in the world today, there are times when even the smallest obstacle may seem like an insurmountable mountain. But we have a mountain-moving God. When we attempt to evade or push through a “mountain” in our life in our own strength, it often remains unmovable—just as large and imposing as before. But even the smallest acts of faith are powerful in the face of adversity and trials.

Make 2023 a year of faith in God and His ability to move the mountains in your life and order this vivid fourteen-month calendar.

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Moving Mountains 2023 Turning Point Calendar
Moving Mountains 2023 Calendar
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Turning Points Magazine and Devotional

Each month Turning Point’s full-color, beautifully illustrated magazine will help you apply the truth of God’s Word to your life through articles and devotionals that correspond with David Jeremiah’s broadcast ministry.

Inside every issue, you will find:

  • Daily devotionals
  • Inspiring articles from David Jeremiah
  • Important ministry updates
  • Radio and TV broadcast schedule

There is no charge for a subscription, and Turning Points is one of the best ways to stay in touch with the ministry of Dr. David Jeremiah. Begin your complimentary subscription today!

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A Life Beyond Amazing

Discover how to develop nine character qualities beyond the norm. A Life Beyond Amazing uncovers God’s strategies for change and challenges you to make nine important decisions that will transform your heart, your life, and your world.

God has given us all we need for godly character, but we must diligently build it by adding one virtue upon another in partnership with Him.

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A Life Beyond Amazing
The Life of Elijah - As Seen on Turning Point Television

The Life of Elijah

As Seen on Turning Point Television

It is easy to think of biblical heroes like Elijah in super-human terms—especially when he had the ability to call down fire from heaven.

But in James 5:17, we read that Elijah, in particular, "was a man with a nature like ours." He performed incredible miracles exhibiting the power of God, while he himself exhibited ordinary, human characteristics. In other words, he was someone like you!

Join Dr. David Jeremiah as he examines the ministry of Elijah in the series Someone Like You by following along with the complete CD album, showing us how Elijah continuously followed the leading of the Lord in his life. Through this study, be amazed at how much you have in common with the prophet Elijah, and be ready for God’s leading in your own life.

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God's Word—Ready to Stream when you are!

TurningPoint+

Streaming TV shows is great. But streaming the unchanging Word of God? Even better!

Right now, it is estimated that more than three million people stream content on platforms like Discovery+ and Apple TV+. This isn’t the way of the future...but the way of the present. Online streaming is here to stay! Expanding the presence of sound Bible content on these types of platforms is essential!

Enter our brand-new platform, TurningPoint+! Think of it like Discovery+ or Apple TV+, but with a godly purpose—featuring a huge Bible Strong library of content ready to stream—over 1,200 audio and video messages on all of your devices.

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Anchor your thoughts in Christ - Biblical Guidelines for Christian Meditation

Anchor your thoughts in Christ

Biblical Guidelines for Christian Meditation

Make the year ahead filled with the study of Scripture - The 2023 Plan Will Guide You

Make the year ahead filled with the study of Scripture

The 2023 Plan Will Guide You

A Moment of Thanks- by David Jeremiah

From this Point Forward

“A Moment of Thanks” by David Jeremiah

Life is hard, and every day is challenging. You may be wondering just now if you can go on. Perhaps another person is vexing you. Perhaps you’ve been maligned or criticized. You’re discouraged with unanswered prayer. Maybe you’re feeling like Elijah under the broom tree, wanting to die. Try praying with thanksgiving. A thankful attitude is the cure for many emotional ailments.

Thanksgiving is also the opposite of discontent. It’s easy for us to become disgruntled with various factors in our lives; but the other day, I read something I’d like to pass on to you...

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What if we don't get it right?

How to Pray for Your Family

Family hurts can often cut us the deepest. When someone with whom we share our life lets us down, holding a grudge can feel justified. The pain is undeniable. But the only way to heal the pain is to forgive the person who hurt us. When we let go of the wrath, we not only reconcile the relationship, we also free ourselves from the bondage of anger. Jesus calls us to pursue forgiveness with God and others. This is the key to conquering evil, fostering healthy relationships, and maintaining a vibrant prayer life.

In the context of praying for our family, it’s worth noting that the Lord didn’t teach us to pray “Give me this day my daily bread” or “forgive my debts.” No, He taught us to ask for “our daily bread” and “forgiveness for our debts.”

Praying for the needs of our family and others is not just a thoughtful thing to do, it is our high calling. Does this intimidate you? Read more to discover why it shouldn’t.

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How to Pray for Your Family
Discover hope-find renewal - Become a Christian Today

Discover hope—find renewal

Become a Christian Today

Do you have a favorite message from Dr. Jeremiah? - We Want to Hear From YOU!

Do you have a favorite message from Dr. Jeremiah?

We Want to Hear From YOU!

Join Us For an Inspiring Vacation - Travel With Turning Point

Join Us For an Inspiring Vacation

Travel With Turning Point

Christian Legacy Planning Organizer

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Christian Legacy Planning Organizer

We all enjoy planning for our family vacations and getaways with loved ones. However, how many of us spend more time planning a vacation than we do planning for the future? Probably most of us. Why? Because planning for a vacation is fun, exciting, and brimming with anticipation. Planning for our future seems to be a bit different since it can involve fear, confusion, and uncertainty. But, if you plan for your future legacy in an organized way, it can be just as simple as planning for that wonderful vacation that is so exciting. You just need to get started, and we want to help.

Begin the process of making plans that last by downloading your copy of Turning Point’s free Christian Legacy Planning Organizer.

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New From Airship Genesis

Invasion of Rocket Cove

Rocket Cove is under attack! When a mysterious ship appears over the Genesis Exploration Squad’s hometown, the people of Rocket Cove are thrown into a panic. What is this mysterious ship? Who is piloting it? And what do they want?

When this invading ship starts moving around the town, affecting its residents in strange—and hilarious—ways, the questions only multiply. And just when the squad thinks the worst is over, a giant robot appears! It is up to the Genesis Exploration Squad to solve the mystery and move forward without fear against The Invasion of Rocket Cove.

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Invasion of Rocket Cove

From Dr. David Jeremiah

Tour the Land of the Bible with Dr. David Jeremiah

After leading several trips to the land of the Bible, Israel has become one of my favorite places on earth. Donna and I are excited to return for another Turning Point Israel tour, March 19-29, 2019.

We’ll visit historical places like:

  • Gethsemane
  • The Sea of Galilee
  • The Mount of Beatitudes
  • And more

I’ll guide you through these sacred sites and others, teaching God’s Word as we retrace our Savior’s steps. Imagine seeing the same landscape Jesus saw, being baptized in the Jordan River, or singing at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem.

These life experiences will change you forever.

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Tour the Land of the Bible with Dr. David Jeremiah

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