Topic: glory

It was five years ago today, on October 25, 2009, that I wrote my very first blog post, titled "My Hope for this Blog."This is what I wrote: "I made this blog because I want to share my story and my t ... discuss

When George Gilder, arguably the smartest man in the world, says, as he said to me over dinner recently in Washington, DC, that Peter Thiel is the smartest man in the world… pay attention. Fortune c ... discuss

In order to make her ‘case’ that Christian extremists are a bigger threat than radical Muslims, USA Today’s Mary Zeiss Stange has to shoehorn the following people into Christianity: ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Anthony Mary Claret -- a favorite saint that my husband introduced me to about twenty years ago when he gave a teaching on this incredible man of God. I don't think I have ev ... discuss

The Church, having recently celebrated the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, now celebrates the Feast of St. Raphael.Again to summarize: Angels are pure, created spirits. The name angel means servan ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God ... discuss

God is so merciful.  It is easy to see the sin that plagues us.  Whatever we fight against in the word of God is what ensnares us."Can two walk together, except they be agreed?" Amos 3:3One ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 722 Common of Pastors: 1769 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 743 Common of Pastors: ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 708 Common of Pastors: 1748 (verse before first reading) Proper of Seasons: 419 (first reading)Note: Second re ... discuss

Recently someone wrote to us via the Contact page on our website, challenging our worldview and our thoughts on the question of child sacrifice. This individual self-identified as a Satanist, which ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been too long since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of t ... discuss

Yoked to the LetterYears ago when I was on Facebook, a professing believer in Christ Jesus started a thread arguing how the phrase "When praises go up, blessings come down" is not in the Bible. & ... discuss

Kendra Wright The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), Southeast Region Operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kendra Wright as our newest (and youngest) Project Director in Virginia. K ... discuss

Let me say it for any critics. I'm stupid. I'm blind. I am an ally of minorities, including sexual minorities. I do that poorly as well. This is one stupid, blind guy's attempt at re-reading Romans 1. ... discuss

As I continue this series on getting things done, I want to remind you of our definition of productivity: Productivity is effectively stewarding your gifts, talents, time, energy, and enthusia ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Oct 21, 2014 / 02:37 am (CNA).- “The world today is upside down, and is suffering so much, because there is so very little love in the homes and in family life.” One ... discuss

Catholic Fire is a part of the MARY of NAZARETH Blog Tour/Rosary Crawl, of which we are delighted to be a part of, along with many other inspiring bloggers. To learn more, visit the Rosary Crawl Itine ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: It’s Monday ... and that means good news! After almost four weeks of this 40 Days for Life campaign, there have been 281 babies saved from abortion – that we kno ... discuss

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It’s Monday … and that means good news! After almost four weeks of this 40 Days for Life campaign, there have been 281 babies saved from abortion – that we know of! All credit and glory go ... discuss

Every pastor encounters people who have given up, or are tempted to give up, meeting together with God’s people. At any given time just about every church has some people who are in danger o ... discuss

It’s Monday and that means good news! After almost four weeks of this 40 Days for Life campaign, there have been 281 babies saved from abortion – that we know of! All credit and glory go to Go ... discuss

St. Jude, also called Thaddeus or "Courageous", is the author of the short epistle in the New Testament. He was the apostle who asked the Lord at the Last Supper why he had manifested himself only to ... discuss

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Read Pope Francis' closing speech here. Read the final synod document here.Well, things ended up better than they started with a little push back from orthodox Catholics. Let us pledge ourselves to pr ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address at the conclusion of the Synod on the Family, delivered Saturday, was responded to with a four-minute standing ovation on ... discuss

UPDATE: EyeBeleave offers a rough translation.Synod14 - 15th General Congregation: Speech by the Holy Father Francis for the conclusion of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bish ... discuss

“To you, upright men and women, who for any reason whatever, give thought to the fate of the family. The future of humanity passes by way of the family. It is therefore indispensable and urgent ... discuss

The Collect.GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God: that as we do prevent the festival of thy holy Apostle Saint Luke so he may implore thy mercy for us; that we being delivered from all our iniquities, ... discuss

For the most part I hate conflict. When someone disagrees with me (especially someone I don’t know well), I withdraw and I don’t respond. When someone is in error, often I don’t cor ... discuss

Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Oct 16, 2014 / 05:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Lahore High Court's rejection on Thursday of Asia Bibi's appeal against her death sentence, passed by a lower court, has dismayed Ch ... discuss

13 October?Yes it does make one ponder! And doesn't the devil just love to give the one-fingered salute to heaven on the anniversary of an important Marian event? He thinks he's so smart and clever an ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday’s saint, Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647 – 1690), was selected by God to be a witness to the world of the passionate love He has for each one of us, as symbolized by the Sacre ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 389 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1174 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

I love St. Teresa of Avila. I spent months using a little booklet of seventeen Communion meditations she wrote as my own thanksgiving after Mass. Whenever I got to the end I started over. You can tell ... discuss

“O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?”  WBT (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  The victory on the cross Jesus did away with death and ... discuss

Pray this prayer for nine consecutive days.PRAYER FOR INTERCESSION OF POPE ST JOHN PAUL IIO Blessed Trinity, we thank youFor having graced the Church withSaint John Paul II and for allowingThe tendern ... discuss

These are affiliate links.  Etc.   This is a game, not a read. Free today only: Montezuma Puzzle 2 Premium Louis L’amour and more 201 select western titles, Louis L’amour and more, ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2014 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking of the “God of surprises” in his homily at Mass on Monday, the Holy Father noted the inability of the doctors of the law wh ... discuss

We go to the most formal of our parish Masses with a full choir and the most likelihood of having older songs selected. As my husband puts it, "the good ones, written before 1900."So some time ago whe ... discuss

Not too long ago I had the opportunity to speak to a gathering of young adults from several churches across our city. I chose to speak about how any Christian (not only young adults) can make ... discuss

Often abolitionists are told that since AHA is a parachurch organisation, it is not permissible for abolitionists to carry out Church Repent activities.We simply ask: But where is the biblical evi ... discuss

Edward was born in 1003. He was the last Saxon king to rule (for more than a few months) in England. He is called "Edward the Confessor" to distinguish him from another King of England, Edward the Mar ... discuss

For as you know him better, he will give you, through his great power, everything you need for living a truly good life: he even shares his own glory and his own goodness with us! And by that same mi ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: Today we have updates from the United States, Canada and Nigeria. The power of prayer is on display in all of these locations! One report is from Abuja, Nigeria ... discuss

Today we have updates from the United States, Canada and Nigeria. The power of prayer is on display in all of these locations! One report is from Abuja, Nigeria – one of the places that Robert Colqu ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals: Discovering the God Who Is by R.C. Sproul ($3.99); Still Growing by Kirk Cameron ($1.99); The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippetts ($3.49). And here are a coupl ... discuss

Francis Borgia Helping a Dying Impenitent by Francisco GoyaThe saint of the day for October 10th is St. Francis Borgia, a Spanish duke, who married, and after his wife died, gave up a life of nobility ... discuss

Every morning I hunt through mountains of e-book junk looking for a few e-book jewels. And on that note, here are today’s worthwhile Kindle deals. You’ve got 5 from Sproul to choos ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee, let thy continual pity cleanse and defend thy Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without thy succour, preserve it evermore by thy help and goodness; ... discuss

(Cologne, c. 1030 – Serra San Bruno, 6 October 1101), the founder of the Carthusian Order, personally founded the order's first two communities. He was a celebrated teacher at Reims, and a close adv ... discuss

The Battle of Lepanto took place on 7 October 1571 when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Catholic maritime states, Spain, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia, the Republic of Venice, the Papacy, the ... discuss

Renewal.  We all want it, but what does it mean?There were many movements, especially in the 1980s and 90s, infatuated with this concept of "making all things new."  Magically, felt banners ... discuss

VIDEO: "The Rosary" composed by Ethelbert Nevin. Recorded 23 September 1951 for The Mario Lanza Show, starring "the most famous tenor in the world" himself, with studio orchestra conducted by Ray Sina ... discuss

I suppose Grace Fellowship Church is like most churches in that we have our favorite songs. We sing a great variety of songs, many of which would be familiar to you, I’m sure. But we also si ... discuss

If we want to give glory to God, we must remember all He has done for us. But that also means remembering our sins. It means being honest with ourselves, said Pope Francis as he reflected on the Read ... discuss

Most Blessed Trinity, I, Your child, thank You for all the gifts and privileges which You granted to St. Gerard, especially for those virtues with which You adorned him on earth and the glory which Yo ... discuss

I have been writing a series on getting things done and, because I don’t know how else to do it, giving you a glimpse into my world to show how I get things done. To this point I have sh ... discuss

“When you said, Seek you my face; my heart said to you, Your face, LORD, will I seek.”  AKJV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Ephesians 1:18   “For ... discuss

I agonized over whether to blog this or not.  I considered the privacy of our family. The confidentiality of my son. The acquaintances who may have elevated our family too much and will be crushe ... discuss

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“When you said, Seek you my face; my heart said to you, Your face, LORD, will I seek.”  AKJV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Ephesians 1:18   “For ... discuss

Things will be different at the great eschaton!  That is, things will be different when we are raised from the grave, when Jesus comes to make thing right again.What will be different?For starter ... discuss

Most churches in America have fewer than 75 members. My guess is that most churches in Canada are even smaller. Small churches are necessarily limited in much of what they can do and what they ... discuss

Born to a pious middle-class French family of tradesmen; daughter of Louis Martin and Marie-Azelie Guérin Martin, and all four of her sisters became nuns. Her mother died when Francoise-Marie was onl ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Years ago when I went to Fatima, we also were blessed to visit the shrine to the Angels where they gave us this beautiful prayer to say.... Promise to The Guardian Angel Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God o ... discuss

These misguided souls [abortion industry workers] are our brothers and sisters in Christ, whether you like it or not. You can call someone a “baby killer” all day long. Not one of them lef ... discuss

Something that has been weighing heavily on my heart to write about is the topic of purity and abstinence. I have hesitated in writing about this topic for two reasons: one, it’s an uncomfortable me ... discuss

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A 15th-century office hymn for the Feast of the Guardian Angels, my translation, in rhyming Long Meter.Eternal maker of all things, you govern everything as King:the sea, the sun, the heavn’ly v ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you. Today is the feast day of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, Virgin, and Doctor of the Church. St. Thérèse of Lisieux is the patron saint o ... discuss

Today I am continuing this series on getting things done. Yesterday we saw that we exist to bring glory to God, and that, as Christians, we bring glory to God when we do good works for other p ... discuss

Every week Zondervan lets me choose one ebook to offer at a sale price and this week I chose A Place for Weakness by Michael Horton ($2.99). Crossway has a big list at $0.99 each: A Meal with ... discuss

Saint Remigius (French Saint Rémi or Saint Rémy), Bishop of Rheims, Apostle of the Franks, (c. 437–533) effected the conversion to Christianity of Clovis, King of the Franks, at Christmas, 496, on ... discuss

Lord, open my lips.– And my mouth will proclaim your praise. Ant. In the presence of the angels, come, let us adore the Lord. Psalm 67 O God, be gracious and bless us and let your face shed its ... discuss

HotAir.com has a poll out that basically says that the majority of Republicans consider themselves to be “hawks” when it comes to foreign policy. Which is why I do not consider myself a Re ... discuss

Westminster, England, Sep 30, 2014 / 01:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop John Arnold, who was appointed Tuesday as Bishop of Salford, said that while the move will be a new experience for him, he will s ... discuss

Memorial of St. Jerome(Click here for readings)When the days for Jesus to be taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem... On the way they entered a Samaritan village... ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 – CONTACT: Krista Thomas at 540-622-5270 – kthomas@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. ... discuss

They are questions I receive often: “Do you ever sleep? Do you work all the time? Do you ever stop?” There seems to be this impression among certain people that either I am an unrepentant ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2014 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The suppression and subsequent restoration of the Society of Jesus shows the importance of discernment and trusting in God even in tribulation, r ... discuss

The Hellish Logic Behind Modern Man's Unbridled Embrace of Evil“The whole world lies in the power of the evil one.” 1 John 5:19by Rolly Haggard, Contributing Author: A spot of color in the corner ... discuss

“But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.”  DBT (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  It’s ... discuss

Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and St. Raphael, Archangels(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him,“Here is a true child of Israel.There is ... discuss

We truly serve an amazing God.He is Almighty, all power is in His hands.He knows all things; there are no surprises to Him.  The things you done do not surprise to Him and neither do your current ... discuss

UPDATE: Thanks to PewSitter linking to me, I am getting tons of Voris supporters commenting here. Could at least one of you please respond to the actual points I make? Do you still believe the Catholi ... discuss

The Missing LinkHollywood recently put out a movie called, "Lucy", which surmises about what would happen to man if he could use 100% of his brain. In it, a woman named Lucy ingests a drug which incre ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 29, 2014 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday’s feast of the archangels Pope Francis spoke of the ongoing battle between the devil and mankind, encouraging attendees to pray ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Archangels.   St Michael the defender, who fought against Satan is the protector  from the snares of the devil. St Michael help us to avoid the traps that may be ... discuss

Traditional Consecration Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel Oh most noble Prince of the Angelic Hierarchies, valorous warrior of Almighty God and zealous lover of His glory, terror of the rebell ... discuss

Today is the feast of the Archangels: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. These three Archangels are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of salv ... discuss

Text: Matthew 21:23-27 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord  Jesus Christ.  Amen.In times gone by we have come to witness that the relationship between mankind and va ... discuss

A guest meditation today from my sister Carol. Thanks for the reminder, Sis! If you think feeling and emoting are the way to Christ...well..that is a major error.Feelings for the most part are ve ... discuss

It is better to be feared than to be loved.  I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it. ~ Machiavelli Biography Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469-1527) w ... discuss

The Collect. KEEP, we beseech thee, O Lord, thy Church with thy perpetual mercy; and, because the frailty of man without thee cannot but fall, keep us ever by thy help from all things hurtful, and lea ... discuss

VOICES: Book 2 in the David Chance series (Suspense, Mystery, Thriller) Blurb: When the author released this book, I was ready to read it. I liked his first book in the series, Messages, very much. Le ... discuss

A couple days ago, I was able to share my story with a young woman contemplating an abortion. I can't really get into the details, but I just want to say that God is good. He is powerful. He has a pla ... discuss

Peter Kwasniewski has a fascinating article at the New Liturgical Movement  called The Ironic Outcome of the Benedictine-Jesuit Controversy.  In it, he refers to a series of articles by Dom ... discuss

I've been thinking about mercy a lot lately. How it's been granted, in spades to me, already. And to many, hundreds of thousands of others, perhaps more, too. So it's ironic that the same day I starte ... discuss

Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small a ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliSaynsumthn’s Blog is also covering the story out of Rockford, Illinois, which reveals that “some Rockford Police officers are refusing to ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThousands of gravestones spot the lush green lawn of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, but one is different than the others. There is no name carved on it, and no date of birth. The p ... discuss

Oh, love that will not let me goI rest me weary soul in TheeI give You back this life I oweAnd in Your ocean depths its flowMay richer fuller beOh, light that follows all my wayI yield my flickering t ... discuss

Second Reading from today's Office of ReadingsA discourse of St Andrew of CreteThe cross is Christ's glory and triumphWe are celebrating the feast of the cross which drove away darkness and brought in ... discuss

14 September AD 335 During the reign of Constantine the Great, the first Roman Emperor to profess the Christian faith, his mother Helena went to Israel, hoping to find the places especially significa ... discuss

St. John Chrysostom, Almsgiver by TitianToday, September 13, is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to ... discuss

Photo by Loci Lenar via FlickrThe Holy Name of MaryLord, have mercy.Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy.Lord, have mercy.Son of Mary, hear us.Son of Mary, graciousl ... discuss

Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world. (John 16:33) Dear Brother, Blessed be God for the news of a better world, where there will be ... discuss

.1. DEFINING MARRIAGE: Conjugal vs. Revisionist viewsConjugal View: Marriage is the union of a man and a woman who make a permanent and exclusive commitment to each other of the type that is natural ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 18:1-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s current culture we tend to idealize childhood as this happy age of innocence.&n ... discuss

Almighty and everlasting God, by Whose Spirit the whole body of the Church is governed and sanctified, receive our supplications and prayers, which we offer before Thee for all estates of men and wom ... discuss

Welcome back to Heavenly Springs! Today we will conclude our series on Susannah Thompson Spurgeon. In Part 1, we covered her early years, courtship, and marriage. In Part 2 we discussed some of her s ... discuss

Reading the news, it would be very easy to live our lives today in a constant state of fear. War seems to be everywhere, and it is seldom reported by our major news services.  For example, there ... discuss

Consecrated Bishop of Rome on 3 September AD 590 Living at a time when political and religious leadership in Europe often depended upon force of arms or strength of will more than the rule of law, G ... discuss

Pentecost 12, Proper 17a, (August 31, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Matthew 16:21–28) http://www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Sermon-8-31-14.mp3 Suff ... discuss

Christian teaching is full of paradox. God is three, yet he is one. Jesus is human, yet divine. This is bread and wine, but also Christ's body and blood. And you, Christian, are sinner yet also sa ... discuss

What a splendid holiday we spent with Anna and the Barker clan today! The food outstanding, with special mention of Jenny's marinated pork loin and Gramma Joanie's honey mustard/curry sauce for the co ... discuss

I am reposting an amazing documentary called Choosing Thomas that chronicles a couple that chose life, however brief it may be for their son, Thomas,  who was born with Trisomy 18. He lived 5 day ... discuss

Text: Matthew 16:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.If the Apostle Peter would have gotten his way, you and I would be left in our sins and damn ... discuss

It is painful to look back over the years of my "Facebook activity" in 2008 and 2009. It is honestly very telling of someone's life. I feel somewhat embarrassed if people were to look back at the thin ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

28 August AD 430 Saint Augustine was one of the greatest of the Latin church fathers and was among the most significant influences in the formation of Western Christianity, including Lutheranism. He w ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 16:13-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord T Jesus Christ.  Amen.Jesus was coming into the region of Caesarea Philippi.  It was a region that had roy ... discuss

A life full of riches. Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable are his judgments and how unsearchable his ways! … For from him and through him and for him a ... discuss

Question: "I am not opposed to triune immersion, but I do want to question the idea that triune immersion is the ONLY way. Why isn't there a single mention of triune immersion in the New Testament? Ot ... 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

"As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." Psalm 17:15The above verse is just beautiful to me.  "I shall be satisfied, when I awa ... discuss

But Will You Recognize the Lion? "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD." Deuteronomy 6:4 You might be surprised to realize how many Christians have splintered the image of God in their minds.& ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

A fun Monday morning post. Recently I read R.C. Sproul, Sr.’s little booklet, What is Baptism? (Crucial Questions Series). The booklet is a helpful look at baptism, for people from a variety of ... discuss

As the Muslim thugs continue to rampage across Iraq and the Middle East and follow their demon god into the ever-lasting pit of hell fire, I am starting to wonder about just how ferociously evil and u ... discuss

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s child ... discuss

To Whom Do You Belong? "Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever." I Peter 1:23 In the book of Ezra, God begins to g ... discuss

Dear Readers, It was an abortion day Thursday July 31, 2014. Nine mothers heard our cry for mercy on the unborn victims being brought into the Building For Women for slaughter. We prayed and worshiped ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

[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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

***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




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