When Zacchaeus Met Jesus

We are small, God is bigger Jesus, the Word made Flesh, encounters all types of people and only a few ended up in the New Testament. The Twelve Disciples saw all the encounters and were party to most of them and there always seemed to be questions, at least to the ones recorded in the … Continue reading When Zacchaeus Met Jesus

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Zacchaeus

PRESS PLAY FOR SOMETHING REALLY COOL Do you remember this song from your youth? I want to thank members of the NPWI Choir at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN: Noah Starr, Collin Montgomery, Zoe Pearce, Kyle Laird, and Kavanah Manswell for performing and my daughter Katie for arranging and directing it. Brought back memories of … Continue reading Zacchaeus

Do You Truly Repent of Sin During Lent or Return Right After

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

Don’t Be Led Astray

When in our youth and even into early adulthood there are many obstacles that the Adversary can tempt people with. Believers in God have it real bad as the Adversary’s desire is to thwart God’s plan in our lives. It is this that the next portion of Lessons from the Apostles talks about. DIDACHE 6 … Continue reading Don’t Be Led Astray

Do You Keep Your Faith In A Box

Do you ever wonder what your friends think of you? Do you worry about how you’re perceived by others when you are in public? Of course you do. We all do. Our society places a lot of emphasis on appearances, physical and behavior. It’s normal, expected, and the cause of a lot of anxiety, depression … Continue reading Do You Keep Your Faith In A Box

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

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”

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