The day before Jesus was crucified, he observed Passover with the disciples. Passover is the time that Jews remembered their freedom and exodus from Egypt. Jesus told his disciples that the bread symbolized his body that would be broken and the wine, his blood, which would be poured out for the forgiveness of sins. As … Continue reading Saturday Before Easter
What is marriage? Is it a wedding ceremony and a license? Is it a commitment to love honor and obey? Marriage is defined by Webster’s as the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law or by the rite … Continue reading What is a Marriage?
Matthew 18:20 (NRSV) "For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.” I am wondering why some people think that every time the church door opens that they have to walk through them. I have seen so many people who think that if they go to church then they … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Church Door Thumpers
George Washington Carver once said, "Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there." I have never understood why people argue about who God is. It does … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Who is God?
To believe is to act. It is not a passive thing to just believe in something. You have to act on that belief. Before you can act on your beliefs you must have something substantial to believe in and make a commitment to it. The Latin term notitia means “believing in the data” or the … Continue reading Believe is a Verb