Happy birthday Jesus! Thank you Lord for sending us your Son! Merry Christmas everyone! Enjoy this time with family and friends and remember the reason for this holiday! Jesus Christ is our savior and we remember at this time why it was He came to Earth as a child, to die for our sins that … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The "mas" in Xmas means "mass" as in a Catholic worship mass. So the X stands for Christ and the mas stands for mass so it means "Christ mass". But wait a minute! If mass is associated with Catholicism, why would Protestants have anything to do with such a term? Well, what exactly is mass? … Continue reading Xmas – Part 2
There are those who have a strong reaction to this term "Xmas". The feeling is often as if Christ is being crossed out of the holiday. However, that is not what was is intended at all. It is a long-time used term. The X is actually the closest equivalent to the Greek chi character which, … Continue reading Xmas
. . . let me guide you in some ways we can uphold the truth both individually and corporately:1. Believe it2. Memorize it.3. Meditate on it.4. Study it.5. Obey it.6. Defend it.7. Live it.8. Proclaim it.The supreme mission of the church is to uphold the precious legacy of God's Word. What privilege to support the … Continue reading Quotes #1
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Perhaps a better title for this article would be "doing battle with inclinations of the heart". I do want to be clear here that I'm not talking about love or passion but I am talking about those knee-jerk reactions we all have to various situations and people. These flow out of the various experiences we … Continue reading Inclinations of the Heart
It is the season of much frivolity and busyness with all the celebrations and such on top of our typical work to do. Please stop to remember the reason for this season, to remember the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He is the greatest gift we could ever receive. More important than … Continue reading Tis the Season…
The following is a 28:30 minute video that I believe we all, as Christians, should take the time to consider. This gives you essential information to considering the situation as things currently stand among, especially, American Christianity. https://youtu.be/91jXXjkCKN4
[Begin Part 2] In the previous post, we dealt with verses 9 to 10 from 1 Timothy 2. In this post, we move onto verses 11-15. If you haven't read Part 1 yet, go back and do so now as it sets the stage for what comes next. Once again, context is important whether it … Continue reading A Woman’s Conduct – 1 Timothy 2:9-15 (Part 2)
Dictionary.com noun, plural cler·gies. the group or body of ordained persons in a religion, as distinguished from the laity. Etymonline.com c. 1200, clergie "office or dignity of a clergyman," from two Old French words: 1. clergié"clerics, learned men," from Medieval Latin clericatus, from Late Latin clericus (see clerk(n.)); 2. clergie "learning, knowledge, erudition," from clerc, also from Late Latin clericus. Meaning "persons ordained for religious work, persons consecrated to the duties of public ministration in the Christian church" is from c. … Continue reading Clergy