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

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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

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

Prodigal Son P2: The Steadfast Son

  Jesus was about to expose the hearts of the Sanhedrin and others who cared more about their own spiritual well-being rather than others. Let us continue from where we left off from part one: After the younger son went inside with his father, the older son was coming in from his duties in the … Continue reading Prodigal Son P2: The Steadfast Son

Parables: Not Just Children’s Stories

Do you remember hearing and reading fairy/morality tales and other bedtime stories when we were young? These were stories on how to live a right and good life while on earth that told us how to be good and the possible consequence if we do not listen. God has a way of teaching about Himself, … Continue reading Parables: Not Just Children’s Stories

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

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