Jesus had done no wrong. There was no guilt found in Him. His death was demanded by the people. The citizens of that time choose to release a known murderer and have Jesus crucified instead. Jesus went to the cross and died for us. He laid in the grave for three days and was then … [Read more…]
Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s last, triumphant entry into Jerusalem. According to the Gospels, as Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey, the crowds greeted him by waving and laying palm branches in his path. Next Sunday is Easter. Please attend a church of your choice today and plan to attend next Sunday as well.
Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of blessing ashes made from palm branches blessed on the previous year’s Palm Sunday, and placing them on the heads of participants to the accompaniment of the words “Repent, and believe in … [Read more…]
There is much about the birth of Jesus that we don’t know and/or tend to accept without question. One is the visit of the “Three wise men”. These magi are shown to be in the stable where Jesus lay right after His birth in most Nativity scenes. Let’s look at that: Read Mathew 2, verse … [Read more…]
In the beginning God created the Heavens and the Earth. The Earth was newborn. A baby. Just starting out. We just started a whole new year. The year 2017 is born. Think of it. A baby. Newborn. A fresh start. A chance to start anew and make things better for all; to love more and … [Read more…]
Tonight is New Years Eve! Many will be having or going to parties. A party can be good or bad depending on what kind of party and what you make of it. Why not have a prayer party with a group of Christian friends. What better way to bring in a New Year than with … [Read more…]
The name Jesus, used in the English New Testament, comes from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous), a rendition of the Hebrew Yeshua (ישוע), related to the name Joshua. This early Biblical Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ Yehoshuaʿ underwent a shortening into later Biblical יֵשׁוּעַ Yeshua` Jesus’s last name is NOT Christ. A typical … [Read more…]
Wishing all Mothers a Happy Mother’s Day. Starting with Eve, mothers are something that we can’t, literally, live without. This holds true through today. God created man. Genesis 2: 18 Then the LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.” 19 … [Read more…]