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.
4 Calling Birds: who you gonna call and how.
Third Day of Christmas: Three Virtues
The Second Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me, Two Turtle Doves. This should be an easy one since there are very few things that come in twos in accordance with the faith. The Old And New Testament, God’s instruction book to mankind. These two combined create the Bible, God’s Story which is … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: Day 2
Many songs, lymerics, poems, and fairy tales before the 20th century were written to help children learn valuable lessons in living as well as ways to remember Scripture and living by faith. Secular society since the advent of mass media has changed and or poked fun at these songs. Christmas Carols have really taken hits some … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS