Topic: glory

Grace, mercy and peace....Dear friends in Christ, do you love the parables of Jesus like I do? Who can resist these stories which illustrate great truths about the kingdom of God? Some of them are l ... discuss

Jon Bloom, at Desiring God, points to Matthew chapter one to show us what a geneology of grace looks like. This post is beautiful – so, so beautiful…I plan to share it with the young wome ... discuss

Photo compliments of the J.C. Ryle Photo Collection. “The very things that have seemed most unfavorable to God’s people have often turned out to be for their good. What harm did the persecutio ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 553 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 744 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Several years ago I bought a copy of a book called Medications and Mothers Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology (Medications and Mother’s Milk). (don’t run away if you’re not i ... discuss

Martha is the sister of Mary and of Lazarus, and the hostess of Our Lord when he visited their home in Bethany. Martha was also a witness to the raising of her brother Lazarus from the dead. She had f ... discuss

"Is it such a fast that I have chosen? A day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Wilt thou call this a fast, and an acc ... discuss

Christ in the House of Mary and Martha, Jan Vermeervia WikipediaToday is Saint Martha's feast day and I still have not written anything I like better about her than this piece, which I present again.I ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

Jon Bloom, at Desiring God, points to Matthew chapter one to show us what a geneology of grace looks like. This post is beautiful – so, so beautiful…I plan to share it with the young wome ... discuss

Photo compliments of the J.C. Ryle Photo Collection. “The very things that have seemed most unfavorable to God’s people have often turned out to be for their good. What harm did the persecutio ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

I saw it the other day. I saw that thing I want, that thing I am sure I need, that thing that holds the key to my happiness. With it I will be complete. Without it I will always be lackin ... discuss

28 July AD 1750 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is acknowledged as one of the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Orphaned at the age of ten, Bach ... discuss

Johann Sebastian Bach, widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for Christian worship, was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a family of distinguished musicians. In 1 ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

The phrase “books on theology” scares some people. Okay, a few years ago it scared me! I thought of the hundreds of books lining the shelves of my dad’s library and all the weighty ... discuss

Today, July 25, is the feast day of St. James the Greater. St. James, known as the Greater, in order to distinguish him from the other apostle James, our Lord's cousin. St. James the Greater was ... discuss

Do you know that there have been more murders in Chicago than in all of the mass-killings throughout the United States combined? See AWR Hawkins’ report: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014 ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

All of us want the same thing.  Happiness.In fact, most of the decisions we make are in seeking out our own happiness or the happiness of others. But, we seek it in ways that sometimes don't real ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 529 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1210 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including ... discuss

Birgitta (Bridget) Birgerstotter was born in Sweden about 1303, daughter of the governor of the province of Uppland. As a child, she began to have dreams about the suffering of Christ. She was married ... discuss

On July 23, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, who was a widow and Third Order Franciscan (1303 – 1373). She is one of the most prominent women of the Christian Mid ... discuss

Here’s a handful of new Kindle deals: John A. Broadus by David Dockery ($0.99); The Gospel Commission by Michael Horton ($3.99); Five Points by John Piper ($5.99). The next two I’m ... discuss

St. Mary Magdalene Originally uploaded by clarkvrFather,your Son first entrusted to Mary Magdalenethe joyful news of his resurrection.By her prayers and examplemay we proclaim Christ as our living Lo ... discuss

by Father Peter West and Chris Morales   – Liveliness best describes the scene of arrival for the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Lincoln, Nebraska. The state derived its name from t ... discuss

Lena Dunham isn’t exactly the first person you’d expect to see singing hymns in the pew behind you. Starring in the raunchy HBO show ‘Girls’ and bragging that voting for President Obama during ... discuss

I Used to Be Pro-Choice, Pro-Choice to the Core, Th ... discuss

Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheet ... discuss

Can you believe it? The Bush recession has been over for five years, unemployment is down, the stock market is up, and everything is coming up roses. There is a flat screen on every wall, a smart ph ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Because He Loves Me by Elyse Fitzpatrick ($1.99); Faithful Women and the Extraordinary God by Noel Piper ($1.99); The Christian Homemaker’s Handbook ... discuss

On July 21, we commemorate St. Lawrence of Brindisi, the first Capuchin Franciscan to be honored as a Doctor of the Church.St. Lawrence was born at Brindisi, in the kingdom of Naples, Italy, on July 2 ... discuss

21 July, Old Testament Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, was a priest, called by God to be a prophet to the exiles during the Babylonian captivity (Ezekiel 1:3). In 597 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar and the Babyl ... discuss

Little is known for about Praxedes, and not all accounts agree. According to Jacobus de Voragine's The Golden Legend, Praxedes was the sister of Saint Pudentiana; their brothers were Saint Donatus and ... discuss

In R.C. Sproul’s book The Glory of Christ, he focuses on the moments of great glory in the life of Christ—a life marked by so much that was inglorious and not at all befitting the ... discuss

The following is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Marie Hickman and to all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's loving care.Text ... discuss

In the 2000s, the Democratic Senate leader and former KKK Kleagle Robert Byrd (WV), dropped the n-word twice in national news interview. Never mind that the democratic party choose a former KKK Kleagl ... discuss

At Baptism we were marked with the cross to indicate that we belong to Christ. We have His brand on us.  Through His death He has redeemed us from death and given us eternal life with Him in the ... discuss

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2014 / 07:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican confirmed today that Pope Francis will travel twice to the city where an evangelical pastor from Buenos Aires is living in order to ... discuss

July 17th, besides being the Feast of St. Alexius (III Class), is dedicated to the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary in some parts of the world.The following is taken from Father Lawrence G. Lovasik ... discuss

On July 17, 1794, sixteen Carmelites caught up in the French Revolution were guillotined at the Place du Trône Renversé (now called Place de la Nation), in Paris.When the revolution started in 1789, ... discuss

"We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised." I Corinthians 4:10 Some weeks ago, I asked the Lord, "When are you ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the St. Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, Anna) ... discuss

"The sign of the Scapular points to an effective synthesis of Marian spirituality, which nourishes the devotion of believers and makes them sensitive to the Virgin Mother's loving presence in their li ... discuss

We now know of 55 abortion centers that have closed their doors and left town in locations where 40 Days for Life prayer vigils have been held! Will your city be next? If you’re ready … ap ... discuss

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to preach on one of my favorite psalms, Psalm 45. It was a joy to delve into the depths of this very rich Messianic psalm. If you don’t have time to liste ... discuss

'If God seems slow in responding, it is because He is preparing a better gift. He will not deny us. God withholds what you are not yet ready for. He wants you to have a lively desire for His greates ... discuss

Old East Slavic: Володимѣръ Свѧтославичь Old Norse as Valdamarr Sveinaldsson, Russian: Влади́мир, Vladimir, Ukrainian: Володимир, Volodymyr, (c. 958 near Pskov ... discuss

Young Girl Climbing on Rocks at Park Guelltaken by Carlos Lorenzo at Barcelona PhotoblogLooking for more summertime photos I went back to 2007 in the Barcelona Photoblog archives and found this beaut. ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1012 Common of Virgins: 1791 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 P ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 654 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1001 Common of Virgins: 1787 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 P ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 998 Proper of Seasons: 485 Common of Virgins: 1777 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Pr ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, the protector of all that trust in thee, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy; Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy; that, thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pa ... discuss

Battlefield Mass: Korean WarWhen I saw For Greater Glory a couple of years ago, I was struck by the scenes showing the Cristeros at worship in their desert hideaways.  The priest at the alta ... discuss

Revelation 22:16 Thought/Prayer: Morning Star. Song of Solomon 2:1 Thought,Prayer: Rose-like. Exodus 29:6 (Pt. 3)Thought/Prayer: He Will Make Up His Jewels. Exodus 29:6 (Pt. 2) Thought/Prayer: Fathe ... discuss

Van Gogh, Starry Night over the Rhone, 1888Naturally after today's poem about the firmament, I had to turn to Van Gogh. But I found a slightly different starry night than we usually see from him.This ... discuss

In 2007 the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey celebrated 150 years of stability in Kansas. Here is the history of their community, which they created:The monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey pray and work for ... discuss

July 11 is the feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, the twin brother of St. Scholastica, the patron of Europe, and the founder of Western monasticism.BiographyTradition teaches that St. Benedict lived fro ... discuss

“And you shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.”  AKJV Proverbs 17:6 “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are th ... discuss

Applications to lead a 40 Days for Life campaign  from September 24 to November 2 are open until July 22 … and have they been pouring in! If you’re ready to lead a campaign, you can apply ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 07:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced earlier today that Pope Francis has decided to pay a private visit to an evangelical pastor who is a close friend from his ... discuss

As I prayed the other morning, I said, "I don't care what anyone else is doing or not doing.  It doesn't matter.  Lord, put me in my place."As soon as those last words were out of my mouth, ... discuss

I am not a hero.I can tell you that this will be absolutely no surprise, I'm sure, to all of my friends and family. Rather, the opposite is likely true. Were you to ask my wife, my pare ... discuss

Question: "Why was God so irate with David for taking a census of Israel?  Does it have anything to do with the law in Exodus 30:12 about the census offering?"The passage in 2nd Samuel (2nd Kings ... discuss

Our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that is to come. Romans 8:18 These are my thoughts prompted in a discussion elsewhere about what to say in painful circumstances.  The sp ... discuss

The Perfect Family - That Greg Lucas guy can flat out write. “God in His sovereignty builds families. They are His work, His masterpiece, for His glory and our highest good. God makes a ... discuss

Today we commemorate the martyrdom of Christian believers from all traditions in China through the centuries.On 15 January 1648, the Manchu Tartars, having invaded the region of Fujian and shown thems ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 457 Psalter: Thursday, Week II, 916 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

Pope Francis will be welcomed to the Holy Land by Israel on May 25, 2014.  His visit will, no doubt, be touted by the press as a renewed call for peace and reconciliation among the diverse and ... discuss

“And you shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.”  AKJV Proverbs 17:6 (Pt. 2)  “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of ch ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is July 16. Her novena begins on July 7.First Day O Beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, holy and singular, who brought forth th ... discuss

“And you shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.”  AKJV Proverbs 17:6 “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are th ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adv ... discuss

I am including blog posts that I wrote during my pregnancy in Lily's scrapbook. I just added a post that I wrote on November 18, 2009 called "Life, What a Beautiful Choice" to the scrapbook.I am so th ... discuss

he seventh anniversary of the publishing of Summorum Pontificum, the long-awaited motu proprio of Pope Benedict XVI replacing all former "indults" and freeing the Mass of All Times, the Traditional ... discuss

Pentecost 4Romans 7:14-25St. John's Lutheran Church, Beloit, WI“Who will rescue me?”The Christian life is a life of conflict. We are at war. The battle is for the ultimate prize, your eternal so ... discuss

6 July, Old Testament Isaiah son of Amoz is considered to be the greatest of the writing prophets and is quoted in the New Testament more than any other Old Testament prophet. His name means "Yahweh ... discuss

Today is the traditional Octave Day of Ss Peter and Paul according to the pre-1955 Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar. This Octave was eliminated in the 1955 reforms; however, those attached to the ... discuss

In an Italian communique about the most recent talks of the Council of Cardinals--currently the "gang of nine" closest advisers to the Holy Father--the Vatican spokesman suddenly broke into English to ... discuss

There is a gorgeous tomato on one of the vines. It was green yesterday and today it's red, though it could stand another day on the vine.Do I allow it to ripen to perfection, and thereby risk letting ... discuss

The saint of the day for July 5 is St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, founder of the Barnabites.St. Anthony was born at Cremona, Italy, in 1502, of noble parents. His father died when very young, and his eigh ... discuss

1.99 for The Face in the Frost John Bellairs. Shiver of joy. He also wrote The House With a Clock In Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt) Free: The United States Constitution Still relevant today. 94 pages of ... discuss

Hats off!Along the street there comesA blare of bugles, a ruffle of drums,A flash of color beneath the sky:Hats off!The flag is passing by!Blue and crimson and white it shines,Over the steel-tipped, o ... discuss

On July 3, 1776, John Adams wrote a prophetic letter to his wife Abigail. It foretold the significance of Independence Day.He wrote:"I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Gener ... discuss

Question: "The last paragraph in the Akathist to the Kursk Root icon says: "...for we have no other help beside thee, no other intercessor, nor gracious comforter but thee, O Mother of God, to preserv ... discuss

“The second day of July, 1776 will be the most memorable [day] in the history of America,” John Adams wrote his wife, Abigail, on July 3 of that year – the day after the Second Continental Cong ... discuss

I posted this last year and find I cannot improve on the basics it presents for my reflection and celebration of this apostle who spoke so forthrightly and acknowledged Truth as soon as he found it.Th ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Marvin Jones • Publisher: Christian Focus (2014) • Format: paperback • Page Count: 176 • ISBN#: 9781781913024 • List Price: $11.99 • Rating: Recommended Bl ... discuss

I had a conversation with the Lord last week about some situations with which we are dealing in our lives.  I asked the Lord, "God, I just don't understand the purpose behind all of this and why ... discuss

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. Christ, graciously ... discuss

July is the month dedicated to the Precious Blood of Jesus. The feast of the Precious Blood of our Lord was instituted in 1849 by Pius IX, but the devotion is as old as Christianity. The early Fathers ... discuss

2 July, New Testament (One Year Lectionary) This major Christological feast commemorates the joyous visit Mary paid to her relative (probably her cousin) Elizabeth, following The Annunciation. Inspir ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – On Friday July 4, Independence Day in the United States, Catholic and ... discuss

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now who this man isSweet hubbyHe's an awesome husband.A great father to many:And a child of God who gently guides and leads his children down that narrow path, daily.He's ... discuss

By Father Peter West and Chris Morales On Saturday May 31, the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna, traveled from Chatfield, Minnesota to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in ... discuss

Last week’s World Cup soccer match between Germany and the U.S. was a loss for Old Glory, which nonetheless advances in World Cup competition. Of note to pro-lifers are the names and backgrounds ... discuss

Litany of the Most Precious Blood:Lord, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us.Christ, hear us.Christ, graciously hear us.God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us.God the ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 10:34-42In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.It is often believed in America that a healthy relationship is one that has all sorts of happin ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org In a narrow 5-4 decision today concerning the HHS contraception mandate, the U.S. Supreme Court ... discuss

I love those old fairy tales. You know, the ones where the valiant knight saves the princess? The ones where chivalry and honor are boldly demonstrated and called for? Those ones. It always makes me ... discuss

The Institution for the Feast of the Sacred Heart was a result of the appearances of our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1675. St. Margaret Mary suffered contempt from many people who refused to ... discuss

Those who visit this blog regularly probably have noticed that I have become a staunch advocate of reformed theology here on Jordan's View. The transition was gradual-- I went from being charismatica ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

"Nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me"  - Galatians 2:20When he says: “Nevertheless, I live,” this sounds rather personal, as though Paul were speaking of his own person. T ... discuss

Ours is an age of conferences. Dozens of conferences vie for our attention, from a variety of ministries. For those who cannot attend, livestreaming is a way to experience the thrill from afar. Anoth ... discuss

Brethren,Peace be with you!I've been following with grave concern the religious persecution by Sudanese authorities of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim.Ibrahim is an avowed Christian, a conscientious choice disre ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

So far in this series on the rapture, we’ve introduced the subject, explained the basic differences between the Pre-Tribulational and Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church, and looked at ... discuss

A crucifix with the corpus renderedwith the wounds as observed in thethe image on the Shroud of Turin.Beholding a crucifix discomfit us. The poles and the bloodied Man hanging from it makes us feel th ... discuss

A few years ago, a young lady we knew got saved and went off to college.  In her college town, there was a woman who led a church with whom she got involved.  Before you know it, the young g ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

My dad and I were discussing statistics and the probability of things happening and how unlikely different things are (random I know, but he likes statistics).Anyways, I told him that yes, something m ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Jesus said to his disciples:'In praying, do not babble like the pagans,who think that they will be he ... discuss

Every time I think that Michael Voris can't get any more radical than he is, he surprises me. Now he has actually called for Catholics to stop financially supporting their churches and dioceses.In a r ... discuss

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Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

Do you remember the lyrics to that old hymn, "When we all get to Heaven?"Those words are flowing through my mind and I am singing them loud and proud.  ♪ ♫ "What a day of rejoicing it will be ... discuss

This is an excerpt from a recent newsletter by CatechismClass.com.  I recommend this CD of theres:We are very pleased to now provide a series of talks given by His Excellency Bishop Robert Vasa, ... discuss

The First Sunday after Pentecost The Feast of the Holy Trinity, or Trinity Sunday, is a movable festival on the Church calendar in Western Christendom. Its date of celebration depends, as do Lent, As ... discuss

July 4th Patriotic Music  Our Flag ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

Summer AD 325, Observed 12 June The Christian Church's First Ecumenical Council was convened in Nicaea (modern Isnuk, Turkey) in the early summer of AD 325 by the Roman Emperor Constantine. The emper ... discuss

As faith responds positively to the promise, it embraces this promise and clings to the one who made the promise.  Here Luther likened faith to a wedding ring by which the Christian becomes joine ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Paul E. Miller   • Category: Christian Living   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2014)   • Page ... discuss

  There is a  great book titled, “In the Arms of Mary” I had purched to give as  presents, although I had never read it.  With forwards by four Cardinals and raves by th ... discuss

In October of 1956 my grandfather Des Nichols, a life-long resident of Rockton himself, attended an auction at the homestead of a Rockton pioneer family, the old Clizbe place at the corner of Clizbe A ... discuss

Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... discuss

Conversion of the Paravars of IndiaPrayer of St. Francis Xavier, Apostle to the Far East, for UnbelieversAeterne rerum omnium effector Deus, memento abs te animas infidelium procreatas, easque ad imag ... discuss

“You will have to manage without pocket-handkerchiefs, and a good many other things, before you get to the journey’s end.” (*The Hobbit*, 35) This is my favorite quote from J.R.R. Tolkien’s *T ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

Text: John 17:1-11In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glory: it is a word that communicates beauty, splendor, majesty, and nobility. The word glory is typic ... discuss

I graduated from college about a year and a half ago, so by now I definitely know all about how life works and I’m able to pass on my infinite wisdom to this year’s grads. I’m kidding, of course ... discuss

Text: John 14:15-21In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.Being abandoned is one of the most difficult things a person can go through emotionally speaking. &n ... discuss

“Chivalry is only a name for that general spirit which disposes men to heroic actions, and keeps them conversant with all that is beautiful and sublime in the intellectual and moral world.” That ... discuss

 Vestments: White INTROIT Acts 1:11Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up to heaven? Alleluia! He shall come in the same way as you have seen him going up to heaven, alleluia, alleluia, alle ... discuss

Worship Warfare on the Sidewalk – It seems the forces of darkness are increasing in strength as the lies of death and deception from Satan are increasingly embraced and the truth of life and salvat ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

I say this every year, but that's just because it is always true. First is Easter, then is Christmas, then is ... my birthday!Some people ignore their birthdays or don't want much fuss made. Not me. E ... discuss

 Vestments: White INTROIT Isa. 48:20Declare it with the voice of joy and let it be heard, alleluia! Announce it to th eends of the earth: the Lord has delivered His people, alleluia, alleluia! Ps ... discuss

25 May AD 735 Today marks the heavenly birthday of Bede (pronounced BĒD). Since his commemoration often falls near the end of Eastertide, it's quite likely that many Christians have close famili ... discuss

L ast weekend, we participated in our ninth Stewardship Sunday by making individual commitments of time and service. I would like to reflect on what stewardship is. The following is taken from guide ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter(Click here for readings) Meditation by Benedict Augustine “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.He takes away every branch in me t ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

I recently had the delightful experience of re-reading The Double Image, one of Helen MacInnes' most intricate novels of intrigue. Published in 1965 when MacInnes was just beginning to hit her stride, ... discuss

Day 9: For ChastityO God, lover of innocent souls, Thou gavest St. Dymphna the virtue of angelic purity which made her reserved in all her actions, modest in her dress, attentive in her conversation, ... discuss

Day 8: For TemperanceO God, You made St. Dymphna resplendent in the virtue of temperance so that she mastered sensual inclinations and used temporal goods prudently. With temperance she combined the b ... discuss

Day 7: For FortitudeO God, rewarder of those who remain firm in their good resolutions, Thou gavest St. Dymphna such a love of virtue that she had the courage to suffer privation, persecution, and eve ... discuss

Day 6: For JusticeO God, source of eternal justice, Thou didst inspire St. Dymphna to flee from her country and her father in order to render to Thee that which was Thine. Through her intercession we ... discuss

Day 5: For PrudenceO God, ruler of the universe, Thou didst allow St. Dymphna to discover a helpful means of avoiding the evil intentions of her father. Through the merits of Thy holy servant, be plea ... discuss

One of the ways that both the ideologies of Legalism and Lawlessness war against the Christian can be seen in how they treat and interact with the issue of sin.  The Legalist typically conce ... discuss

Day 4: For PietyGod, Our Creator and Supreme Master, St. Dymphna served Thee with great zeal even in her childhood, by hearing Thy word with delight, by assisting at Holy Mass with fervent reverence, ... discuss

Day 3: For CharityGod of love, Thou art the most perfect Being, and Creator of all that is good and beautiful. Through the intercession of St. Dymphna, who in her youth loved Thee above all creatures ... discuss

Day 1: For FaithO God, Source of our salvation, in the midst of a pagan people, Thou didst enlighten St. Dymphna by the light of the true faith, which she professed under the guidance of her holy conf ... discuss

Day 2: For HopeAlmighty and infinitely good God, Thou hast promised eternal salvation to those who obey Thy commandments and make zealous use of Thy graces. Through the intercession of St. Dymphna, wh ... discuss

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss

by Fr. Vasile Tudor - As Christians we must give glory to God in all things, even in pain, hoping, always hoping, in our Savior, the only One who can take us out of the brink of despair and set us for ... discuss

Patrick Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a blog post entitled, "Do You See What I See?" [HERE] in which he wrote of his anxiety and outright despair over what he sees as the current c ... discuss

Esther Mui has just put out a new album called "Songs of Joy".  About this work, she says:This selection of Scripture passages put to song wholly resound with praise towards our God and the joy t ... discuss

The first Thursday in May has been designated as the National Day of Prayer. If there was ever a need for such a day it's now. It won't matter where you pray, when you pray or with whom you pray, but ... discuss

We now have two new saints enrolled in heaven, Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Pope Francis gave a beautiful sermon in the canonization Mass that sheds much light on the role of the Ch ... discuss

Credit:  www.turnbacktogod.comThis Sunday, April 27, is Divine Mercy Sunday. This year it is even more special than usual because two popes - John XXIII and John Paul II - will be canonized that ... discuss

Easter Proclamation Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels!Exult, all creation around God's throne!Jesus Christ, our King is risen!Sound the trumpet of salvation!Rejoice, O earth, in sh ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

Easter denotes springtime; the word comes from the Anglo-Saxon and Teutonic words for the goddess of spring. We celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the Sunday following the first full moon ... discuss

I love to watch old movies from the 30's and 40's, and yet I am very much sobered when watching these movies because I realize that 99% or more of the people I am looking at in the movie, who seem so ... discuss

Scars... Scars... And more scars... And yet without one set of scars...where would we be? 2014 ☼ Good Friday (two days ago) ● Father Kevin J Forsyth “Our Wounds: The Best Parts Of Who We Are ... discuss

***Spoilers Alert!*** Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day was very well written. It had to be since there were dizzying twists and turns that naturally proceeded from webs of lies.Image source: https://www ... discuss

Sometimes I think God asks too much of me. I mean, really. What is he thinking? I can understand giving some general guidelines to follow, some flexible rules to kind of give me an idea of which wa ... discuss

I don’t usually do the Throwback Thing, but I stumbled across an old photo and I am trying to get back into a habit of blogging, just a little.  So here ya go.  It’s my grandparentsR ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

Lent 3a, (March 23, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 4:5–26) TITLE: “At the Well” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Ou ... discuss

Question: Why do we pray for the dead on the 3rd, 9th, and 40th day of a person's repose, and what is the basis for the practice?St. John Chrysostom states that the practice of praying for the dead co ... discuss

Lent 4March 30th, 2014John 9:1-41Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, WIIt is part and parcel of our sinful nature to get things wrong. Turned around. Backwards, even.We make ourselves God, an ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 30, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler The Belgian priest and physicist, Monsignor Georges Lemaître died in 1966 after receiving news that his theory of the birth of the universe—wh ... discuss

The Blessed Virgin Mary Compared to the Air We Breatheby Father Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJWild air, world-mothering air,Nestling me everywhere,That each eyelash or hairGirdles; goes home betwixtThe fle ... discuss

"He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.  An ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

Say once a day for nine days, especially beginning on 10 March and ending on 18 March, the eve of the Feast of St. JosephO glorious descendant of the kings of Judah, Inheritor of the virtues of all th ... discuss

Say once a day for nine days, especially beginning on 10 March and ending on 18 March, the eve of the Feast of St. JosephO glorious descendant of the kings of Judah, Inheritor of the virtues of all th ... discuss

P ope Francis a few weeks ago restated something that Pope Pius XII said a number of years ago. Pope Pius had said that the sin of the century is the loss of the sense of sin. In the 1970's, psychia ... discuss

Transfiguration, (March 2, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Matthew 17:1–9) TITLE: “View from the Top” Grace to you and peace from God our Father ... discuss

    It has been some time since I have posted on this blog, but that by no means does not mean I have not been active concerning evangelism and the youth. My wife and I have been e ... discuss




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