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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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

Are You Steeped in Sin? The Way Of Death (Didache 5)

  For the past four weeks we have looked at the Didache teachings on The Way to Life. We have seen the similarities to the Ten Commandments and other parts of the Hebrew Scriptures that communities of The Way lived by. This provides to us that the community was based on the whole Scripture and … Continue reading Are You Steeped in Sin? The Way Of Death (Didache 5)

The First Century Christian Community

How did the early Christian communities operate? How did they live as one Body in Christ? The early Christian community was called The Way, a sect of Judaism. This community had Gentiles (few in number) in it even before Paul was sent out and were mostly Roman Soldier families and aristocrats who were transformed by … Continue reading The First Century Christian Community

When Man’s Law Attempts to Override God’s We Have a Problem

When Mankind changes God’s Law to suit the needs of a few, those are not people of God. Brothers and Sisters, we know that God sent us a specific Code of Laws, Ethics, and Morals so as to not defile the Spirit and make life easy to live as long as they are adhered to. … Continue reading When Man’s Law Attempts to Override God’s We Have a Problem

The Humanity of Christianity

Repent, Repent, Repent. Without telling you the consequences, let’s talk about the advantages of what happens when you repent of your sins and put your hope in Christ. What happens when a person repents of their sins and accepts Jesus as Lord and Savior? First thing is the heaviest weight is lifted off the shoulders … Continue reading The Humanity of Christianity

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