Topic: psalm

Crucifixion of Jesus icon, Moldovita Monastery, Moldavia, Romania.The First Sunday of Lent, March 13, 2011By Father Bernard BourgeoisGenesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Psalm 51; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 ... discuss

Accompanying Video:  Who is God, really?One of my favorite gospel preachers A.W. Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”We were b ... discuss

You close with a declaration of faith.  You are confident God’s love will prevail.  God is with you.  You will overcome because Christ overcame for you.  You are His.  He is the Good Shepherd w ... discuss

And yet, we should go one step further and learn to see the goodness and rightness in all that God commands. We should love what God loves and delight in whatever he says. God does not lay down arbitr ... discuss

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Jesus came as heir not only of David’s throne but also of David’s prayers—from his distress to his deliverance, from his laments to his praises. ... discuss

Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017By Father Bernard BourgeoisJoel 2:12-18; Psalm 51; 2 Corinthians 5:20–6:2; Matthew 6:51-6, 16-18"Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your Go ... discuss

24 February, New Testament After the Ascension of Our Lord, Jesus' followers at Jerusalem chose Matthias to replace Judas: "And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbe ... discuss

We can be content, because life’s circumstances do not dictate to us. We live in Him. Christian contentment is based upon dependence not independence. Paul is no Stoic. He is not acting as though he ... discuss

There comes a point where the destruction, death, and evil of the world around us can begin to take a very tangible toll on our hearts and lives. In light of our limits, and in light of God’s ve ... discuss

The Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 26, 2017By Father Bernard BourgeoisLeviticus 19:1, 2, 17, 18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 6:24-34Originally published in 2011As I sit to writ ... discuss

A Christian view of utopia does not depend on flawed human creatures or imaginative visions but on the plans of an all-powerful God against whom no human opposition can stand. If God is for us, says t ... discuss

18 February AD 1546 Martin Luther, born on 10 November 1483, in Eisleben, Germany, initially began studies leading toward a degree in law. However, after a close encounter with death, he switched to ... discuss

The point is simple: the evil of sin lies not only in transgressing a standard but in receiving something good from God yet using it in rebellion against him. Let us repent. Let’s repent of receivin ... discuss

16 February AD 1497 – 19 April AD 1560 Philipp Melanchthon, a brilliant student of the classics and a humanist scholar, was appointed to teach along with Martin Luther at the University of ... discuss

Janani Luwum was born in 1922. His father was a convert to Christianity. Janani was sent to school and eventually became a schoolteacher. In 1948 he was converted. He became very active in the East Af ... discuss

This February, I finally got around to doing something I've been wanting to do for years (I hope to make it an annual thing).Those who are single know that Valentine's Day can be a reminder of the pai ... discuss

Psalm 88 is brutally honest about life in a fallen world. While many of us come out of depressive fogs and spiritually dark seasons, there are others who perpetually struggle. Some preach a false theo ... discuss

Some have argued that stories like these have no place in the public eye. But we must hear them. We must resist the temptation to make these accounts more palatable. To stifle the stories of these wom ... discuss

14 February A.D. 270(?) Details of ancient Christianity are sketchy since for much of the Church's early years, it was a crime to be a Christian and records were hidden or kept purposely incomplete t ... discuss

For centuries Christian churches had little appreciation for the biblical Feast of Tabernacles. They understood Passover was the foundation for Jesus’ atoning death on the cross, and they understood ... discuss

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisLeviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48"You have heard that it was said, You shall love y ... discuss

Notice the language and depictions: pardon, pass over, tread underfoot, cast into the depths of the sea. Were we to take these steps, what would become of the offenses of those we forgive? Of course, ... discuss

After my first child was born, I spent hours reading Scripture and thinking through what God expects of me as a parent. Then I came across Calvin’s commentaries and found among all the rich theologi ... discuss

Frances Jane Crosby (March 24 1820 – February 12 1915) usually known as Fanny Crosby, was an American lyricist best known for her Protestant Christian hymns. A lifelong Methodist, she was one of the ... discuss

The following is part of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who are looking to find “end-time ... discuss

“Like hymns today, the psalms were used in worship—yes, even Psalm 88. That this song was proclaimed by God’s people speaks volumes. It also offers hope, since it’s clear God doesn’t ... discuss

I am not a Roman Catholic and not a huge fan of much Roman Catholic theology. But I had long thought that, when it came to social teaching and hard-headed moral thinking, the Roman Catholic Church was ... discuss

As Christians, we should remember two things concerning the moral law (or ten commandments). If we remember these two things, we will be able to avoid much confusion in the Christian life. First, no o ... discuss

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I reviewed this over 10 years ago and, just having reread it for an upcoming podcast conversation, thought I'd rerun the review for those who missed it the first time around. THE LITTLE WORLD OF ... discuss

I’ve never met a giant before, but memories of them are rooted in childhood and early adolescence. The first recollection I have concerns Mickey, Donald, and Goofy. The trio banded together to res ... discuss

Sure, we usually do this selectively. Liberals and progressives, conservatives and traditionalists each have their own favorite sins that they like to denounce, while ignoring those that seem to painf ... discuss

Hebrews 13:15   Thought/Prayer:  Doxology and Hebrews 13:15. Psalm 86:12   Thought/Prayer:  Doxology Praise. Psalm 47:6   Thought/Prayer:  Doxology. II Timothy 1:12 (Pt. ... discuss

“With aging comes the responsibility of maturity. No matter our age, it’s our responsibility to act that age. No matter how old we are or how long we have been Christians, we need to grow up a ... discuss

In the final analysis Jeremy de Haan left the light of the Reformation for the darkness of Roman Catholicism.  Had he rightly understood the basic teachings of the Faith he once confessed, he might h ... discuss

“I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify your name for ever more.”  (AKJV)  (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com) Doxology “Praise G ... discuss

and the Purification of Mary2 February, New Testament The Presentation of Our Lord at the Temple, one of the Christological feasts of the Christian Church, is Scripture's final infancy narrative conc ... discuss

So then, we do good works, but nor for merit– for what would we merit? Rather, we are indebted to God for the good works we do, and not he to us, since it is he who “works in us both to will and d ... discuss

“Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises to our King, sing praises.”  (AKJV)  (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com) Doxology “Praise God, from Whom all bles ... discuss

The hardest thing I’ve ever done probably isn’t what you expect. In fact, it wasn’t doing anything. And it was not doing something that was so hard. The question I had to answer was: how do y ... discuss

The Spirit used these words to draw me to Zephaniah 3:17 and Psalm 103. Places that have been a life line for me time and time again. And again I noticed in Psalm 103 how God’s love for me, His deal ... discuss

There is no longer any such thing as a neutral zone (I’m not talking about Star Trek here). Since the US Presidential election turned out differently than the media predicted, relationships arou ... discuss

An armed, lifesaving angel in Trump’s America “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” (Psalm 91:11); “Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones ... discuss

The following is “Part 2” of the preface of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who ... discuss

I was pointed to an article by Alan Levinowitz called "Why Do Pro-Life Advocates Only Seem to Care About Unborn Lives?" Of course, the real reason is because abortion-choice advocates are too lazy to ... discuss

The Illinois Federation for Right to Life is proud to partner with Vision 2020 in prayer for our Illinois legislators.  Please remember to pray each week in  support of those who fight for l ... discuss

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Truth is under attack today. In fact it’s suggested that we live in a post-truth culture. But I don’t believe that’s true. Truth is by it’s very nature exclusive. And that tracks with real ... discuss

I accepted a 20-hour position in Children’s Ministry in our church.  I wanted to help little people grow up to love Jesus.  Twenty-five years later, I’m the one who has grown up.  The church ha ... discuss

Romans 12:3-8 (Pt.9)  Thought/Prayer:  Spiritual Gifts:  Showing Mercy. Romans 12:3-8 (Pt.8)  Thought/Prayer:  Spiritual Gifts:  Ruling. Romans 12:3-8 (Pt.7)  ... discuss

26 January AD 1915; transferred to 28 January* Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was born on 17 March to Matthias and Christina Loy, a pair of German immigrants. The family lived in near-poverty in Cumberland ... discuss

“But how or what do we pray? The Scriptures help us with that, too. In particular the Psalms—divine words God has given us to talk and sing to him—provide us with not only wisdom and perspec ... discuss

"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was ... discuss

27 January AD 407 Saint John Chrysostom, Preacher, Bishop, and Theologian, was called Chrysostom (Greek for"golden-mouthed") by his hearers. He was a dominant force in the fourth-century Christian chu ... discuss

Part of keeping short accounts with others is going to them when you believe that they have sinned against you. Jesus taught us to do so when he said, “If your brother sins against you, go and t ... discuss

26 January, New Testament Saint Titus, Pastor and Confessor was sent by Paul as bishop and pastor to Crete. Along with his other duties, he was also to "appoint elders in every town (Titus 1:5)"  ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  It is a miracle any time a sinner turns away from his sins and accepts the grace and salvation of Jesus Christ.  But one of the greatest co ... discuss

25 January, New Testament Today celebrates the Conversion of Saint Paul through the revelation of the risen Christ to him on the road to Damascus. The zealous Pharisee Saul was traveling to arrest fo ... discuss

24 January, New Testament Today we commemorate Saint Timothy, Pastor and Confessor. The festival days for Pastors Timothy and Titus are set on either side of the day marking Saint Paul's conversion. ... discuss

Today's readings mirror, in many ways, the re-creation of the world.  In Genesis 1, we are told that the first creation of God was light:Genesis 1:1-4:In the beginning God created the h ... discuss

We are made to be social creatures. We all want to belong, we all want to be regarded highly by other people. We all want to be "cool". When I was a child in the 1960's, it was "cool" to be counter ... discuss

Jesus Christ came to this earth with a message of compassion, love and mercy.  Many say that the Gospel of Love does away with the law, but that is not what Our Lord said,  He told us he cam ... discuss

18 January, New Testament Today we celebrate God's blessed revelation to the disciples that Jesus was more than a good man, a holy man, an outstanding teacher, or an awesome miracle worker: Thus, we ... discuss

We are fortunate to live in a country in which we get to re-choose our major leaders on a rotating cycle. The up-side of this is that we get to regularly examine how we come to our political positions ... discuss

There are 562 federally recognized Indian nations within the United States—about half of which are represented in my home state of Alaska. It wasn’t until this July that the Lord made the First Na ... discuss

Basil the Great of Caesarea, 1 January AD 379with Gregory of Nazianzus, 9 May AD 389and Gregory of Nyssa, 9 March AD 395 Saints Basil and the two Gregorys, collectively known as the Cappadocian Father ... discuss

The First Sunday after the Epiphany, New Testament The Baptism of our Lord (Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:4-11; Luke 3:15-16, 21-22) is always celebrated on the first Sunday after the Epiphany. Christians r ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

6 January, New Testament The Epiphany season begins today, with the Feast of the Epiphany. This day celebrates the Wise Men bringing their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the Christ Child. ... discuss

Note: This is a guest post by a friend of mine, Jim Boardman.  Jim is the author of "Finding Happiness: An Introduction to Morality" (Published in 2015) as well as "Ordained Before the World: A C ... discuss

2 January AD 1883; transferred to 3 January* Charles Porterfield Krauth was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), on 17 March 1823. He was son of the noted Lutheran pastor Dr. Charles Ph ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 358 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1112 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 357 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for December ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 357 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1109 Midday Prayer for Wednesday, December 21, using the Current Psalmody God, come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 356 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for December 21 us ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 355 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1103 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 351 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1099 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 366 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1130 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 133 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 366 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for December ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 365 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1127 Midday Prayer for Thursday, December 22, using the Current Psalmody God, come to my ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 365 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for December 22 us ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 364 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1122 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 131 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 359 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1118 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 375 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1148 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 135 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 984 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 374 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for December ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 374 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1145 Midday Prayer for Friday, December 23, using the Current Psalmody God, come to my ass ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 374 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for December 23 us ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 372 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1140 Christian Prayer (single volume) Ordinary: 689 Proper of Season: 134 Psalter: Friday, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 368 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1135 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday, ... discuss

Lord, open my lips.— And my mouth will proclaim your praise. Ant. The Lord is close at hand; come let us worship him. Psalm 95 Come, let us sing to the Lord and shout with joy to the Rock who s ... discuss

The maxim “It is always darkest before the dawn” supposedly dates to the seventeenth century, but sentiments like it have been around forever. Holy Mother Church moves it beyond the platitudinous ... discuss

Reading 1 – Is 7:10-14 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying: Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky! But Ahaz answered, “I will not ask! I ... discuss

This may come as a shock to some people, but no one is entitled to an opinion. The only opinion you have any right to is a well-informed opinion. If you can't reproduce your opposition's arguments in ... discuss

Paul Tully leaves SPUC’s employment for pastures new today as a giant in SPUC’s history as well as British and Irish pro-life history, alongside other giants such as Elspeth Chowdharay-Best and Al ... discuss

  Church window Zoom at night, originally uploaded by HamWithCam. “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His ... discuss

There is an Irish "blessing" that goes like this:May those who love us love us. And those that don't love us, May God turn their hearts. And if He doesn't turn t ... discuss

Jesus (and St. Paul) both speak of the Jews' belief in the Resurrection of the body, but when was that revealed to the Jews? I read an article which claimed that the Resurrection was a relatively "new ... discuss

If you ask someone where to find the Crucifixion mentioned in the Old testament, they'll probably go to Zechariah 12:10:“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a ... discuss

We have now a generation of adults too young to remember the Soviet Union and the Cold War, and to appreciate the amazing shock of the former's demise.  We kids all knew who Leonid Brezhnev was, ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Wherever there is a movement, there are sure to be extremists. Environmentalism offers us a case in point. Perhaps the most outlandish of the environmentalist extremist groups i ... discuss

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things." I Corinthians 13:11Recently, my husband was speaking with ... discuss

Sometimes persistent questions demand a response. The question I would like us to ask and answer this morning is will beauty save the world? It may sound like an odd question. It’s a question occasi ... discuss

Sermon – August 21, 201614th Sunday after PentecostLuke 13:22-30“Striving for the Narrow Door”I saw a statistic this week that said, out of all the high school athletes who compete in swimming, ... discuss

Image source: gospelcoalition.org.On Monday, May 23, Patheos published an article by Rebecca Bratten Weiss on suffering and “the clamor of insufficient explanations”. By “insufficient explanatio ... discuss

In 2007, Tony Spencer ran against a Democratic incumbent for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Caroline County, Virginia.  Spencer won election in 2007 and again in 2011, with significant Republican suppo ... discuss

Wednesday of Higher Things, (July 27, 2016) 1 Kings 17:8-16 TITLE: “The Bread That Does Not Run Out” In the name of Jesus. Amen. Do you know what it is to be hungry? I don’t mean I’m s ... discuss

There are varying opinions among Christians about abortion. Catholics sometimes blame Protestants for the decriminalization of abortion. They may be right.  In the '60s, it was often Protest ... discuss

Question: "I have heard some claim that Orthodoxy does not approve of self defense or firearms specifically, specifically attacking the "take your purse and buy" a sword verse from Luke that is often ... discuss

We do not generally celebrate the birthdays of saints. We celebrate the date of their deaths, because how we end our lives is more important than how we begin them. However, St. John the Baptist is on ... discuss

The Prophet Nathan confronts King David with his sin.Question: "I have often been perplexed by the last two sentences of Psalm 50. Is this thought to me a Messianic psalm? If so, I find difficulty in ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs If you knew the path of life led to joy and pleasures, would you ta ... discuss

It’s election season and millions of Americans are weighing and evaluating the character of the candidates. Why would they examine a person’s character when deciding how to cast a vote? Be ... discuss

Jesus' attitude is striking: we do not hear the words of scorn, we do not hear words of condemnation, but only words of love, of mercy, which are an invitation to conversation. "Neither do I condemn y ... discuss

One of the beauties of the Church is the celebration of seasons.  Christmas is not just a day.  It is a season that last weeks.  Similarly, Easter is a seven week season.  There is ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

I have two Bible stories for you.One day the Israelite people are camped on the border of the country of Moab. They were getting along swimmingly and romance blossomed. Moses, their leader, was upset ... discuss

Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

In the series "Not everything biblical is Christian" I've stayed on Bible texts specifically. For those who know the lingo, I have been proof-texting, pulling up a text, contrasting it to the life of ... discuss

I started thinking this week about a section of St. Paul's letter to the Romans and wondering if this might be another candidate for this series. I do not have it all worked out in my head, hence I am ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

This past summer, I was visiting family and walking up the main street in town.  The sidewalk was just big enough for two people to walk side by side.  Typically, people walking down the sid ... discuss

Sorry folks, my blogging partner and I have been away for a while. But this caught my attention today at the Silverstream Priory Blog Vultus Christi : On the need for more Irish canonisationsAn Initia ... discuss

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to make music to your name, O Most High, to proclaim your love in the morning and your truth in the watches of the night, on the ten-stringed lyre and the lute, ... discuss

Those of us whose vocations involve writing or speaking about religion often see in the major holy days a two-edged sword. On one hand, most of the pastors I know could roll out of bed at three o ... discuss

NORAD Tracks Santa + Family Fun Activities ( in Chinese | Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Italiano | ... discuss

"If you think freedom of the world to be real, so that you even seal it with a crown, you have returned to the slavery of man, imagining it to be freedom; you have lost the freedom of Christ, fancying ... discuss

This post is the first in a series written to attempt to change the way the Christians think and speak about the concept of rights.Right: Something to which one has a just claim (Merriam Webster)Do we ... discuss

Subject: Harvard, 1642, "Let every Student...consider well, the maine end ofhis life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternalllife" Having trouble viewing this email? http://www ... discuss

     A profound and humbling experience recently happened to me while praying at Planned Parenthood.       It was late Wednesday afternoon before closing o ... discuss

"My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever." -Psalm 73:26, ESV Psalm 73:25 says, "Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I d ... discuss

Gabriel Hughes is pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Junction City, KS. You may recognize his voice, as he is the author and narrator of the Youtube ministry WWUTT, or “When We Understan ... discuss

Psalm 146:3 says, “Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” The Church’s track record of remembering this advice is pretty poor, however. As the state’s ... discuss

Be not emulous of evildoers; nor envy them that work iniquity. For they shall shortly wither away as grass, and as the green herbs shall quickly fall. Trust in the Lord, and do good, and dwell in the ... discuss

If you look closely at the face of St. Joan of Arc in the statue above with the American flag you can see tears streaming down from her eye.  How appropriate considering the momentous events that ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be to all in Jesus' Name and to those who visit this blog and read this post with the animus of insult me and share your invectives: may the Lord truly and richly bless you. *Blessed b ... discuss

Among all of the elements of devotion to The Divine Mercy requested by our Lord through Sr. Faustina, the Feast of Mercy holds first place. The Lord's will with regard to its establishment was already ... discuss

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Psalm 46:1-3: 1 God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, Even though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of th ... discuss

Unable to attend church this morning due to sickness, so thought I would have church with you guys today. :) Reading James 1 this morning out of the NASB, unless otherwise noted. Plain text indicates ... discuss

Last Saturday evening (4/26/2014) as I lay in bed, ready to fall asleep, I received one of those late night calls, as parents, we dread receiving. However, rather from one of our children, or even Mom ... discuss

Yesterday, I took a quick swerve as I heard Colorado Christian College professor and KNUS talk show hostess, Krista Kafer say she wouldn't have a problem voting for a "pro-choice" candidate since abor ... discuss

I love you, Jesus! Thank you, Jesus! Praise you, Jesus!#Jesus, you are the Way, the Truth, and the Life.No one comes to the Father except thru Me.# Come Holy Spirit, come! Come into my life ... discuss

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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

"Tell me again, Mama!"Those four words are not uncommon around our household.  We've been hearing them for a few years now.Apparently, there's been much talk lately, as there has been in the past ... discuss

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was no ... discuss

When the books of the New Testament Epistles were being written, the printing press did not exist. Like the New Testament Epistles, the book of Revelation was written to be heard in its entirety as th ... discuss

Oh, my! This time of the year we often hear the strains of O Christmas Tree and O Holy Night playing on radios and in shopping malls. The Christian Church, however, is still officially in the prepar ... discuss

It was a treat to listen to this CD, which features Steve's beautiful guitar playing and smokey voice ('smokey' is not a word I use often,  but it accurately describes his voice, and it is used ... discuss

When I was in college, I prayed and discerned a vocation to become a sister or a nun.  I was enthralled by the Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart; of which I had had the honor of working wi ... discuss

In Canada right now there is a court case in which a family is suing a nursing home for spoon-feeding their loved one.Her advanced directives say that she does not want to be fed if she becomes incapa ... discuss

Leviticus 12:1-8—1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'If a woman has conceived, and borne a male child, then she shall be unclean seven days; as in ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

There are at least 50 places in the Bible that use the word, “Blessed.” Or “Blessed be…” Psalm 128:1—Blessed is the man who fears the LORD. Matthew 11:6—“Blessed is he who is not offen ... discuss

___________________________________“…it would be hard to find anyone who was more truly a man for all seasons and all men…”~ Erasmus, 1521 ___________________________________ Execution of S ... discuss

For You formed my inward parts:You knitted me together in my mother’s womb.I praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.Wonderful are Your works;my soul knows it very well.My frame was not ... discuss

"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.&n ... discuss

Adapted from Mother's Day Sermon: May 8, 2011Associate Pastor Jeff RuddIntroduction: There has been enough said about mother’s over the years to fill an entire library. Everyone has their own idea o ... discuss

(This was written in 2000, to be read after his death; he died on 22 Jul 2007)Dear Family,"The time has come for my departure" (2 Tim. 4:6). It's strange to write this when I'm feeling well and vigoro ... discuss

Below is from Snopes.com is wrong about the center of the Bible part 2. I thought I would log this down as some interesting facts about most all versions of the Protestant Christian Bible. First ... discuss

Apparently the pope, who claims he was chosen by God decided to quit, and will step down at the end of the month. Many of the Atheists are all over this news and of course teasing, berating, and ... discuss

I have always heard that if you are going to teach something, you should teach what you are passionate about. I am passionate—more like adamant—about the eternal security of the believer. Or as St ... discuss

"Most beautiful Maid of Heaven, how brilliant is your light.Like a shining star you point the way to the Father of all light."From a personal standpoint the greatest thing I can ever say about Saint J ... discuss

by John Stonestreet July 6, 2012 (Breakpoint.org) - When I say the words “Christian art,” most of you probably think of a tranquil cottage, windows alight and chimney smoking, with a snippet of a ... discuss

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Today we begin a look at the commands concerning the Peace Offering. But this time we’re going to take a slightly different approach.  We’re going to start in Leviticus chapter 7, and work ou ... discuss

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Now that we have laid the groundwork, let’s look at theacceptable animals involved with the “burnt offering.” The first type of animalthey could offer was livestock—cattle, oxen, etc. Leviticu ... discuss

So now that we have finished our look at the beginnings of the Law in Exodus, we move on to averse-by-verse survey of the book of Leviticus. This is not exactly everybody’sfavorite book in the Bible ... discuss

I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.  ~John 11:25 Today we honor our most loving Jesus for suffering and dying for our rede ... discuss

Archive for February, 2009 « Previous Entries 28022009 Four Types Of Christians Posted by IJ in Devotionals/Sermons, Featured Articles, tags: Bible Study,Blood of Jesus, Christianity, Church, He ... discuss

Found this at www.SctrictlyScripture.com... The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 1 Below is the only conversation recorded in Scripture between Abraham and Isaac and the conversation is quite interes ... discuss

The 1st Joyful Mystery:  The Annunciation“Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you!” “You shall conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.” The fruit o ... discuss

Recently a number of letters have been sent to the Holy See, some of them from prominent figures in political and ecclesial life, explaining the confusion that has been created in various countries, e ... discuss

"MsoNormal">“How was your thanksgiving?” The pleasant, very friendly lady asked me as I ordered my breakfast this morning.“Good. Yours?” I asked back.“Good, but I had low expectations, so ... discuss

Many of us who watched television as children in the early 1960s included King Leonardo and his Short Subjects (later renamed The King and Odie) in our Saturday morning schedule. One recurring segment ... discuss

="font-family: Georgia,\"Times New Roman\",serif;">             Pride. It is a word that is the source of all the world's problems. Humility, on ... discuss

I have a melancholy streak a mile wide.  I love grey, cloudy days and cold weather and I especially love a beautiful, haunting sad song.  (Guess I’m kinda weird that way.)  Several ye ... discuss

My friend recently found out her daughter was pregnant.  It wasn't expected and wasn't great timing for a number of reasons including the fact that her daughter is just 17 years old.  No mat ... discuss

In the end, as the law stands, we still have the choice to end the life of our baby.  We met Ally 4 weeks ago when she was 13 weeks pregnant.  She and her boyfriend came in for counseling an ... discuss

In one of David's great prophetic Psalms, we read these words of faith:But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts. I was cast upon thee f ... discuss

By Stacy M. SwimpFebruary 14, 2011The Frederick Douglass Foundation of Michigan is a Christian organization. We are Christians who are politically active. The reason we are politically active is becau ... discuss

Caitlyn's Story    When we arrived at the Crisis Pregnancy Center office on Friday morning, there was a phone message that had been left an hour before from a woman asking if we accepte ... discuss

Cecile RichardsPresident, PPCecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider, said on this the 2nd anniversary of the death of Dr. George Tiller, the infamous late term ... discuss

Do you feel daunted by the complexities of employing social media technology for pro-life advocacy? Here is a simple way that anyone with an email account can begin to reach out to others with a life- ... discuss

"The world teaches us that children come with a cost. But they don’t teach you that they come with a reward. The reward is the harmony created in a home centered on God and His purpose.In all the ye ... discuss

See LifePoint Church website for podcast of the sermon the following notes were taken from.Ephesians 4:11-16 NKJVAnd He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some past ... discuss

The following article, Seeking the Blessing in the Midst of a Perverse and Crooked Nation, was originally published on Rev. Thomas' Elijah Ministries website. We pray it will be a source of encouragem ... discuss

Feb. 25, 2011 (Fargo, ND) - Archbishop Chaput addressed laypeople of the Diocese of Fargo, with a presentation titled “Building a Culture of Life.” Archbishop offers a few “dos” and “don’t ... discuss

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A mom was concerned about her kindergarten son walking to school. He didn't want his mother to walk with him.She wanted to give him the feeling that he had some independence but yet know that he was s ... discuss

Hubble Telescope sends back a gorgeous photo of streams of gas from a dying star. Lovely!Psalm 19:1-2The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.Day after day the ... discuss

It sounds like a TB ward around here.The inevitable march of viral marauders has begun in earnest here at the Marciniak home. Jacob was the first victim, a hacking mess of mucus destined to infect us ... discuss

While waiting for an appointment to speak with our tax preparer a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to talk with his wife, with whom I had only shared polite greetings before.Since my last appointm ... discuss

“Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience (James 5:10).”The book of James is an interesting and controversi ... discuss

Yesterday I attended a debate; the topic concerned the possibility of limiting the availability of liver transplants to known alcoholics. The debate centered on a perceived injustice -- that those who ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TYRANNY FROM THE WHITEHOUSE Expert on Leadership Says Obama’s Style Reminiscent of King George Waco, Texas—With 58 percent of Independent voters expressing a negative opinion ... discuss




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