I was thumbing through Facebook after checking the Ministry Page and saw that someone was wishing Happy Bunny Day. Being the kind of person I am I was slightly distraught at seeing this but instead of correcting the person individually and causing a stir I decided to write this here. Are we to Celebrate the … Continue reading Resurrection Day NOT Happy Bunny Day
On the day Jesus was crucified a prophesy was unfolding. When Jesus breathed His last and was pierced for our transgressions, the veil separating the Holy of Holies was torn and God was open to all the people. For many hundreds of years, the priests were the only ones allowed near the Ark of the … Continue reading The Veil Was Torn and We are Still Broken
This is the night that Christians celebrate the installing of the Sacrament of the Last Supper. There are some complications that arise from the actual dating of things since three of the four gospels are in agreement that it was held the first night of the Seder Feast while John states it was on the … Continue reading Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) A Night of Joy and Sadness
Repentance is asking for forgiveness from God for falling into temptation and sin. The Ash and Sackcloth were used to symbolize the fact that we are of the earth and not worthy of the grace of God. The individual wore the sackcloth and prayed for repentance of sin while covering him/herself in ash. This was … Continue reading Do You Truly Repent of Sin During Lent or Return Right After
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)
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)
Welcome to 2018. It is interesting that the next day in the 12 Days of Christmas, Eight Maids A-Milking, points to the Beatitudes. These are the blessings that Jesus bestowed upon those who at the Sermon on the Mount. Blessed are: The Poor in Spirit, Those who Mourn, The Meek, Those who Hunger and Thirst … Continue reading Do you Have the Right Attitude to Be in Christ?
According to the Catholic Church for whose youth the song was written these are the seven gifts: Wisdom, Understanding, Counsel, Fortitude, Knowledge, Piety, and Fear of the Lord. Every person has a unique ability about them. Some have a mish mosh of trades they can do but have one special thing that they use extremely … Continue reading Seventh Day Of Christmas: Seven Swans of the Spirit
On the Sixth Day of Christmas. Well, how about the Six Days of Creation. Geese laying eggs represents the creation of all life, earth, sun, moon and stars. Only God can do something so amazing in the matter of minutes. When God created the heavens and the earth, He created something from nothing. Science had … Continue reading Sixth Day of Christmas: 6 Geese and the Joy of Being Creative
Not the Olympics, the Five Golden Rings are beginnings. Read on to find out.