The Church Ekklesia – Do We Not Realize That the Poor Will Always Be With Us?
The words of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ unto his church which can be found in the Gospels. The death of that homeless man which i previously wrote about has still disturbed and troubled me so much so that I will be preaching on it this Sunday to the church of Christ in my house.Talking the Talk – When What You Say Has Eternal Significance
Very often we long for friends, family, colleagues to know the Lord and yet we say nothing to them. However, it is not just about sharing the gospel, but also about how we speak to others over every day issues, how we handle a heated argument and whether our words are kind and considerate or derogatory and spiteful. How do you speak to others?Society Versus the Ways of the Lord
In the world we live, the ways of the Lord and our society are so often opposite in their outlook to how we handle the situations we all face. In the New Testament, many verses spell out in detail what God considers a sin and we need to understand what they are. Then we need to understand what God expects from us, making a conscious effort to turn from sin.There’s Nothing Mythical About a Substantial Petite Sirah
A substantial petite sirah can be interesting and full-bodied without being complex or elegant. It’s still satisfying. The same can be said for answers we sometimes give to our children’s most vexing questions.How to Celebrate Christian Life
Does the Christian life offer a greater reason for celebration than any other? If so, how do you best celebrate it?Soldiers of Jesus Christ – He is With You to Fight Against Your Enemies to Save You
Jesus Christ is a present help in trouble. Deuteronomy chapter twenty verses one to twenty, (Deut.,20:1-20), explain how the Lord prepares His people for war with the enemies. While we may not fight war in this fashion anymore nevertheless, we are at war everyday against the powers of hell.Franklyn Graham – Say It Isn’t So Franky
Let me begin by stating that I respect and admire both Billy and Franklin Graham for their endless commitment to serving God. In saying that, I believe that the comments he made were a little short sited.Mythbusters – Meditation is Not For Christians!
“It’s New Age…opening your mind to Satan…Catholic…dangerous.” The myths about meditation are many, and they can be a real concern to committed Christians. Should you be worried? Or are you losing out on a rich blessing?How Being Spiritually Minded Can Lead to a Full Life
Ever since the dawn of time everyone has been searching for fulfillment and happiness. Sadly almost everyone chases after it in the wrong way thinking that money and riches will give them what they are looking for but that is not the case. True happiness and fullness of life comes from being spiritually minded.How to Properly Tie Tzitzis
The custom of wearing Tzitzis originated from the commandment from Numbers 15:37-41: The Lord said to Moses as follows: Speak to the Israelite people and instruct them to make for themselves fringes on the corners of their garments throughout the ages; let them attach a cord of blue to the fringe at each corner. That shall be your fringe; look at it and recall all the commandments of the Lord and observe them, so that you do not follow your heart and eyes in your lustful urge.What is Beltane? (Beltaine)
Beltane (known as May Day in modern times) marked the beginning of the summer season when livestock were herded out to the summer grasslands and mountain grazing areas. The Celts celebrated the bountifulness of the esteemed deities with gifts, including either beast or human sacrifice.Manger Sets
Christmas Manger Sets are an important part of our Christmas celebrations. We prepare these Nativity Sets to commemorate the story of a baby named Jesus, who was born to free the all of mankind from our sins.