Repentance: Parable of the Fig Tree

Jesus loved using analogies for the Kingdom and what is required to enter. Right before sharing the Parable of the fig tree he was speaking first about how sin leads to death and repentance leads to life. What was He trying to tell them? Living a life in sin equals death but living in and … Continue reading Repentance: Parable of the Fig Tree

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Time To Worship

Every minute of every day is a time to worship. It really depends on the type of worship you are doing but if it is glorifying God it is worship. My daughter Katrina and her friend Kyle were challenged by me the other night and 15 minutes after the challenge was issued, this is the … Continue reading Time To Worship

Preparing for Worship: Didache 14

This is the 14th out of 16 Teachings of the Apostles found in what is known as the Didache, a writing that is said to have originated in the Community of Believers in Christ before Paul was sent on His journey.  This teaching of the Apostles has some difficulties. As Christians today celebrate the Lord’s … Continue reading Preparing for Worship: Didache 14

The Foolishness of Hoarding Earthly Riches

Jesus spoke about many different aspects of worldly things and how those need to change in order to get back to God. In the Parable of the Rich Fool, Jesus speaks of a materialist who hoarded things that made himself lazy, paying more attention to the world and less of God. He has no concern … Continue reading The Foolishness of Hoarding Earthly Riches

Haughty or Humble Heart, the Choice is Yours

Jesus has a way of really getting to the heart of things doesn’t He. In this week’s Adventure in the Parables we look at what Jesus tells us about the difference between the haughty and contrite heart. He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others … Continue reading Haughty or Humble Heart, the Choice is Yours

Sharing Faith

  There is a difference between Openly sharing your Faith and sharing your faith openly Jesus was speaking about the personal relationship God desires with us during His Sermon on the Mount. To get His point across He spoke of those who parade their faith seeking accolades and fame: “Beware of practicing your righteousness before … Continue reading Sharing Faith

Resurrection Day NOT Happy Bunny Day

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

The Veil Was Torn and We are Still Broken

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

Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) A Night of Joy and Sadness

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

Prodigal Son P3: The Loving Father

The Father pleas with the Eldest Son and exclaims:  ‘Son, you are always with me,’ said the father, ‘and everything I have is yours. We had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead but has come back to life — he was lost but has been found.’” Luke 15:31-32 The steadfast … Continue reading Prodigal Son P3: The Loving Father