Jesus was about to expose the hearts of the Sanhedrin and others who cared more about their own spiritual well-being rather than others. Let us continue from where we left off from part one: After the younger son went inside with his father, the older son was coming in from his duties in the … Continue reading Prodigal Son P2: The Steadfast Son
Alfred E. Neuman the caricature on Mad Magazine had a famous saying, “What, Me Worry?” He wasn’t worried about anything. Mankind has the opposite problem especially when it comes to wondering how they will survive. Jesus gives a very insightful look on the difference between how we attempt to take care of ourselves and how … Continue reading What, We Worry???
So far on this journey we have seen things that are similar with many more differences in the conduct of the Body of Christ between the very early community and today’s church. The thanksgiving prayer for after the Lord’s Supper goes a little deeper than some of the prayers today. The Eucharist was actually the … Continue reading Communion Prayer of Thanksgiving Didache 10
The Prodigal Son is one of the more popular of the Parables of Jesus because it is easily relatable. When Jesus spoke this one, He was surrounded by the lost and forgotten who sought a home, the upright righteous who were too zealous to see their own broken heart, and those who knew what being … Continue reading The Prodigal Son P1: The Wayward Son
We can go around claiming to be a full follower of Jesus and Believer in God but have we made those necessary sacrifices that Jesus specifically desires of us? And behold, a man came up to him, saying, “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?” And he said to him, “Why … Continue reading What Do We Still Lack
Brothers and Sisters, I am excited, elated, but honestly feeling very blessed to have two little ones staying with us for a bit. Little did I know how much these two would affect my heart. They are grandchildren of one of our board members and are just adorable. She is single and did not know … Continue reading It’s the Little Things
Last post, I wrote about the final table in the Lord’s Banquet. While on this earth we put what God told us to do in recognition, celebration, and supplication of the Final Sacrifice which was made through the death, resurrection, and ascension of His Son, His Living Word, into practice through the Eucharist/ Communion /Last … Continue reading Community Communion in the 1st Century Church. Didache 9
There are songs about coming to the table of the banquet in Heaven but the question is, “What do you bring?” Better yet, what can we not bring? When Jesus was confronted by the Pharisees about the Imperial tax, Jesus responded with a great comment. Let’s see this portion of the Gospel: Then the Pharisees … Continue reading What Will You Bring to the Table