Hugh Hefner didn’t invent sexual sin. It is a problem that has been around since our ancestors walked east of Eden, and it will be around until the new Jerusalem descends upon us. The good news is that the Bible promises that we can experience foretastes of that coming freedom in the here and now. … Continue reading The Apostle Paul’s Secret to Fighting Sexual Sin
Master, how do I carry my cross? Master, what shall I use to fashion my cross? Master, how do I humble myself? Master, how do I live my life as a follower of you when I am but a simple human? Lent is a time of reflection, a time to reflect upon the cross of … Continue reading I don't have a cross…
Question for you: Can God Sin? Seems like a silly question, and in away it is, but it is a question that a friend and I were talking about a week or so ago, and it hasn’t left me so I thought I would talk about it here. Once again the question is “Can God … Continue reading Can God Sin?
Jesus has spoken many words that we all would love to hear from him, but I would venture to guess that the words “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” would have to be on top of our list. In that one simple statement Jesus summed up humanity and His relationship with … Continue reading Funny thing forgiveness…
Have faith the size of a mustard seed and you can move a mountain. Everyone knows that line from the bible and we are often times told that. We are told to “Just have a little faith” and things will work out. Just trust in God and all will be good, we that is true, … Continue reading Salvation is a hard road to walk
“Neither shall you allege the example of the many as an excuse for doing wrong…” Ex23:2 In today’s politically correct world we are often times asked to join in with the crowed, to follow what the masses are saying, and for forsake ourselves and our faith. The bible tells us that we cannot do this … Continue reading Politically correct, or is it Biblically correct?
My God, My God why have you forsaken me? (Mark 15:34; Matthew 27:46) We all have heard this line; we have seen it in the movies and heard it in Church. And most of us think we understand it, to us, we use it to show that Jesus also felt that God had forsaken him … Continue reading My God, My God… What Does it mean?
You ever notice that people really like top ten lists or just list in general. I think it’s because we really don’t have to think a lot about a list, it’s pretty straight forward, you have a list, and it’s in order from lowest to highest. Someone has done the work for you; all you … Continue reading Top Ten list of the Church
The roots of sin run deep in our hearts. Sin, the act of forsaking God, leaves a deep root system that can take years to remove from the garden of the soul. We sin once, we lie or cheat, we disrespect our parents or our children. We leave a hole where once a flower of … Continue reading Garden of the Soul
How often do we say prayers, but don’t really mean them, or understand them? Think about Sunday Mass, we say the same prayers each week, but do we really stop to think about what we are saying? Take the simple prayer of “Lord I am not worthy to receive you, but only say the word … Continue reading 18 Words