Tag: Jesus

New Testament

This is the briefest summary of the New Testament that I can make. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16 Jesus was…

Old Testament

This is the briefest summary of the Old Testament that I can make.  God made humans out of love, in the image of love.  Humans didn’t trust in God’s Wisdom for knowing right from wrong and tried to seize autonomy for themselves.  God still…

Bind Yourself to Christ

A few years ago, our priest these bracelets made for everyone for Christmas, and then we did it again at Lent.  Basically, the bracelet was a way of telling the world, subtly that you are binding ourselves to Christ in as much as it…

Unforgivable Sin

Jesus said, “Truly I say to you, All sins shall be forgiven to the sons of men, and blasphemies with which so ever they shall blaspheme: But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost has never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal…

This Year’s Theme 2019

This year’s theme is Matthew 16:24 “Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” I will have a series called, “Here there be Dragons” which I will…

One with Christ

There are three levels of spirituality.  To think, to believe or to know.  The first level is to think.  The second is to believe and the third is to know.  It needs to go in this order as well.  Some people try to skip…

Christmas Activities

Make Jesus Stocking There are a tremendous amount of Christmas traditions, unique to each family. Most have already thought of a Christmas Tree (symbolizing the gifts of God in the decorations, the Light of the World in the lights and the evergreen symbolizing his…

Christmas Recipes

Birthday Cake 2 1/2 cups flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoon salt Mix. Preheat oven to 350.   1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup milk Mix with previous.  Pour…

Christmas Introduction

December 25 and continuing until Epiphany January 6 For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16 Merry Christmas!!!  Christmas is a celebration of the…

Satan is NOT the Ruler of This World!

The other day I heard someone refer to Satan as the ruler of this world.  Now, I’ve heard that before and that just doesn’t set right with me.  So, of course, I looked it up. There are several places in the Old Testament, including…