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I will build my church – Part 2 - Guardian (blog);

I will build my church – Part 2 - Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)I will build my church – Part 2Guardian (blog)Text: Matthew 16:18 “And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” Ephesians 5:26-27 “That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by ...and more »

God speaks through the Bible - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman;

God speaks through the Bible - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Mat-Su Valley FrontiersmanGod speaks through the BibleMat-Su Valley FrontiersmanIn John 17:3 Jesus said, “This is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” The greatest thing is to know God! God is not silent. He has spoken to you and me. God does not stutter and he does not ...and more »

PASTORS PERSPECTIVE: Is Lutheranism still relevant to today? - Southernminn.com;

PASTORS PERSPECTIVE: Is Lutheranism still relevant to today? - Southernminn.com

Southernminn.comPASTORS PERSPECTIVE: Is Lutheranism still relevant to today?Southernminn.comIs Lutheranism still relevant to today? Is there any point in celebrating this year's 500th anniversary of the Reformation? When Martin Luther died in 1546, a piece of paper was found in his pocket on which he had written, “We are only beggars this is ...and more »

Abomination and violation of laws - Vanguard;

Abomination and violation of laws - Vanguard

VanguardAbomination and violation of lawsVanguardIt is my fervent prayer that people should not eat abominable things and violate laws. Abominable things and violation of laws have made many people to be what they are today. Abomination and violation of laws are different but they do the same work.and more »

Building God's kingdom is at the core of our Christian identity - Inquirer.net

Building God's kingdom is at the core of our Christian identityInquirer.netA few days ago there was a video post on Pope Francis' Instagram account with the following message: “God accompanies us always, always, even in the most painful and difficult moments, even in the times of defeat, there you will find the Lord. And this ...and more »

Prendergast: Priest's role 'about community' - Ottawa Sun;

Prendergast: Priest's role 'about community' - Ottawa Sun

Ottawa SunPrendergast: Priest's role 'about community'Ottawa SunI recently participated in the ordination of several priests. As always, it was a joyful occasion. It reminded me of the happiness of my own ordination some 45 years ago. Many priests celebrate the anniversary of their ordination in May or June. The ...and more »

Not Ashamed Of The Gospel: 3 Times We Can Be Ashamed Of The Gospel And How To Overcome Them - Christian Post;

Not Ashamed Of The Gospel: 3 Times We Can Be Ashamed Of The Gospel And How To Overcome Them - Christian Post

Christian PostNot Ashamed Of The Gospel: 3 Times We Can Be Ashamed Of The Gospel And How To Overcome ThemChristian PostAll Christians are given the mandate to preach the Gospel to all nations, even to every creature (see Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15). It's our divine duty and privilege to tell people who Christ Jesus is and what He has done for all of us. And not only ...and more »

Raising children the right way - Bryan County News

Raising children the right wayBryan County NewsPsalm 127:3 reminds us that children are a gift from the Lord, but with these gifts come awesome responsibilities. We, as parents, are given the task of raising children to be God-fearing and Jesus-serving individuals. He emphasizes this in Proverbs 22 ...and more »

SUNDAY SERMON: Son of Man seated at the right hand of God - Daily Nation

SUNDAY SERMON: Son of Man seated at the right hand of GodDaily NationWe know that Jesus meant resurrection in the most literal sense. The disciples 2000 years ago could not imagine his death. He was the king of the kingdom they were all waiting for. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP ...and more »

Ascension Sunday Reflection with Fr Robin Gibbons 28 May 2017 - Independent Catholic News

Ascension Sunday Reflection with Fr Robin Gibbons 28 May 2017Independent Catholic NewsIn the years I have worked as priest and teacher in academic and church life, I have realised that one of the most seductive temptations put before us is the accumulation and exercise of power. It can begin in small ways, insisting on our 'rights', our ...and more »

What we can learn from honoring our mothers and fathers from Jesus Christ - ChristianToday;

What we can learn from honoring our mothers and fathers from Jesus Christ - ChristianToday

ChristianTodayWhat we can learn from honoring our mothers and fathers from Jesus ChristChristianToday"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which the Lord your God is giving you." – Exodus 20:12 (MEV). God wants all of us to honor our fathers and mothers. We are always someone's child no matter how old we may be and ...and more »

I know and I care - Inquirer.net

I know and I careInquirer.netThe story is told about a teacher who asked a lazy student: “What's the difference between innocence and indifference?” The student grudgingly answered: “I don't know, and I don't care!” To the student's surprise, the teacher said: “Correct!” Today is ...and more »

The Failure Of Christianity To End White Supremacy - HuffPost;

The Failure Of Christianity To End White Supremacy - HuffPost

HuffPostThe Failure Of Christianity To End White SupremacyHuffPostThere is something terribly wrong, and it has been wrong for a very long time. In my growing up, I was taught about God – the Christian God who sent his son Jesus to be the Christ. This Christ brought and taught “the Good News,” which, I was taught ...and more »

Allow the hurting to mourn - Bluffton Today

Allow the hurting to mournBluffton TodayThis past week, my mom called. I knew it was not going to be good news. Mom seldom calls. It is usually the other way around. She called to let me know my aunt had died. She was my godmother, so mom felt I should know. I knew she had been very sick.and more »

Billy Graham has a really awesome tip for people struggling to keep their commitment to read through the Bible - ChristianToday

Billy Graham has a really awesome tip for people struggling to keep their commitment to read through the BibleChristianTodayIn an advice column posted on the Bowling Green Daily News, the 98-year old minister was asked what a person would miss if he lost interest in the Bible and failed to read it. The reader admitted one of his "New Year's resolutions was to read through ...and more »

Why We Need a Global Outreach Day - Christian Post;

Why We Need a Global Outreach Day - Christian Post

Christian PostWhy We Need a Global Outreach DayChristian PostThe views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors. x. Play Video. Advertisement. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE ...and more »

Understanding what eternal life is and isn't - Lebanon Reporter

Understanding what eternal life is and isn'tLebanon ReporterIn order to fully understand what eternal life is, it is helpful to understand what it is not. Eternal life is not living forever in heaven. Everyone lives forever in either heaven or hell. Also, eternal life is not living forever in the blessings of ...and more »

Billy Graham: Tasked with an important life decision? Seek God's guidance - Bowling Green Daily News

Billy Graham: Tasked with an important life decision? Seek God's guidanceBowling Green Daily NewsQUESTION: By the time you get this I'll be about to graduate from college. How can I decide what to do next? I actually have two job offers, but how can I know which is the right one? Maybe they're both wrong. I'm really scared I'll make a mistake. – P.H..and more »

A God-sized vision - National Catholic Reporter (blog);

A God-sized vision - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

National Catholic Reporter (blog)A God-sized visionNational Catholic Reporter (blog)When I was in college, we celebrated a Holy Thursday liturgy that culminated in a fantastic light show on the ceiling. At first, it was subtle, and then as vocal music yielded to instrumental, we all began to notice the intertwining, dancing lights ...and more »

From the Pulpit, 5-27-17 - El Dorado News-Times

From the Pulpit, 5-27-17El Dorado News-TimesThe Body of Christ came alive on resurrection morning through the power of the Holy Spirit and 50 days later on Pentecost, the Body of Christ, as His Church, came alive through a new birth by the power of God's gift, the gift of the Holy Spirit poured ...and more »