Didache 3: A Matter of the Heart

Continuing the Way of Life, the Teachings take the last chapter and go a little more detailed. These explain that the evil deeds result in matters of the heart. DIDACHE 3 FLEE EVIL My child, flee evil of all kinds, and everything like it. Don't be prone to anger, for anger leads to murder. Don't … Continue reading Didache 3: A Matter of the Heart

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Don’t Be A “ME”, God Needs “We”

People who care for their own well-being and not that of others who have abandoned God’s Law are not healthy to be around. They claim to care for others and may do things but only if they receive reward. If it doesn’t benefit them then they will not really be there in full participation and … Continue reading Don’t Be A “ME”, God Needs “We”

Correction over Judgement

Correction of a fellow Christian is something Jesus definitely tells us to do. But He warns us to be careful not to judge, especially openly, but when correcting make sure you are not doing the same nor have anything that needs correction yourself. If you are in the practice of judging someone while knowingly having … Continue reading Correction over Judgement

DIDACHE On Commandments and Codes (Laws and Statutes)

Continuing our look into the Didache, the second part is an extension of the first about the way to life.    The second commandment of the teaching is this:  Do not commit murder; do not commit adultery; do not corrupt boys; do not have illicit sex; do not steal; do not practice magic; do not … Continue reading DIDACHE On Commandments and Codes (Laws and Statutes)

The Day Christ Was Revealed to The Gentiles

The Christian celebration of Three Kings Day has taken a back seat in some modern societies as just another day but is it? No it isn’t. Yes in real time it did not happen this close to the birth, but since we only have a year to celebrate 33 years in the human life of … Continue reading The Day Christ Was Revealed to The Gentiles

The Apostles ‘ Creed (12th Day of Christmas)

The Apostles’ Creed does not mean the Apostles wrote it, rather it states the fundamental truths of Scripture as given to us through the apostles. It is said to have been formalized by the Second Century but began to take shape with the Apostles as a Baptismal Confession of Faith. This is reverently spoken in many … Continue reading The Apostles ‘ Creed (12th Day of Christmas)

The Faithful Disciples (11 Pipers)

  AS we  near the end of the 12 Days of Christmas we get to the 11 Pipers Piping. These Pipers are the faithful Disciples. Why eleven and not twelve? Judas is not counted because he betrayed Jesus. Also, the eleven followed Jesus’ mission up to their deaths. It is interesting to note that the … Continue reading The Faithful Disciples (11 Pipers)

Fruit of the Spirit (9th Day of Christmas)

 I heard someone ask, “Why are they called fruits, they are not something we eat because there is no physical nourishment that comes from these?”. Well actually we do have physical reactions to the Spiritual Fruit but first let’s examine what is the fruit of the Spirit:    But the fruit of the Spirit is … Continue reading Fruit of the Spirit (9th Day of Christmas)