Topic: psalm

“I have been shocked by how easily some Christian leaders (even counselors) break their commitments. On the other hand, I have witnessed wonderful examples of Christian integrity.”   ... discuss

Dr. Troup comes to Geneva from Duquesne University’s Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies where he directed the university’s nationally-ranked Rhetoric Ph.D. Program. Before serving ... 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

“From my mother’s womb, you have been my God.” (Psalm 22:11)  Reflection: Abortion supporters sometimes ask, “Why don’t you focus on caring for people who are already a ... discuss

By Tom Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, Feb. 7 | Sunday, Feb. 7, is the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass Readings: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 138:1-5, 7-8; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or 15: ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Lord, open my lips…” (Psalm 51:17) Reflection: ... discuss

“Augustine’s view was that we are born into sin and this is why all men sin. In other words, we are not born with a good nature, but born sinful and need correction from the beginning. Not onl ... discuss

A repentant and confessing Christian has much to remind themselves of when they fall into sin. We need the comfort of the gospel and its strong encouragements. We need reminders to quite our souls wit ... discuss

The ditches of doubt are often deep and painful.  When a person falls into one of those ditches, it often takes a great deal of time and work to climb back out onto the road of peace.  How does one ... discuss

“He will judge the world with justice and the nations with equity.” (Psalm 96:13)  Reflection: Some abortion advocates oppose “litmus tests” for judges. But if a judge had wr ... discuss

And notice how God renews us: by satisfying us with good. God wants to renew us by satisfying us. Sometimes that good thing will be having our circumstances changed. But I don’t think that’s usual ... 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

“Eventually we were taken back to talk to the EMT’s who had brought our daughter to the hospital. To our amazement – and theirs – they told us that while the car had knocked her down and p ... discuss

Homily for Sunday, January 31, 2016 – Fr. Michael Sullivan, LC click play to listen   READINGS: First Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19 Psalm 71:1-6, 15-17 Second Reading: 1 Cor. 12: ... discuss

The doctrine of God’s sovereignty brings us great comfort in the trials and sufferings of this life. When we are knocked on our feet by an unexpected trial, we can turn to these truths to remind our ... discuss

Our recent snowstorm missed setting a record by just one-tenth of an inch, almost matching the blizzard of 2006. Even so, it surpassed the storms of 1888, 1947, 1996 and 2010. Going through my files, ... discuss

  Some people have called stress the “new normal.” A quick look at the stats seem to support this. A 2012 study at Carnegie Mellon University reports that stress levels were up between 10 to 30 ... discuss

Can you imagine a pastor/teacher that doesn’t have any good things to say-ever? Of course not! They wouldn’t last five minutes. Having some good things to say does not qualify anyone for ministry. ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jan 30, 2016 / 04:03 am (CNA).- A group of Italy-based monks pray and work at their monastery at St. Benedict's birthplace. Now the fruits of their labors – Belgian-style beers R ... discuss

John 10:11-15   Thought/Prayer:  No Hired Servant. Matthew 20:15-18 Thought/prayer:  Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing. Malachi 3:2; Mark 9:23   Thought/Prayer:  The Fuller’s So ... discuss

A Tree and its Fruit “Beware of the false teachers—men who come to you in sheep’s fleeces, but beneath that disguise they are ravenous wolves. By their fruits you will easily recognize t ... discuss

Today we continue this series on the character of the Christian. We are exploring how the various character qualifications of elders are actually God’s calling on all Christians. While elder ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Life is music to my ears. How about you? Tightly woven into the fabric of my life, God gave me this great and sometimes overwhelming g ... 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

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

“Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!  For he has strengthened the bars of your gates.  He has blessed your children within you. He makes peace in your borders. He fills you w ... 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

“True repentance acknowledges the reality of the guilt and does not try to justify it. Anyone who approaches God with true humility, contrition, and an earnest resolution not to commit the sin a ... discuss

“Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!  For he has strengthened the bars of your gates.  He has blessed your children within you. He makes peace in your borders. He fills you ... discuss

  We lost a child and gained something greater  Kyle Porter  Charles Spurgeon once said this about suffering: It would be a very sharp and trying experience to me to think th ... 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

This message was originally given at Bishop Noa Home, in Escanaba, Michigan on 1/24/2016.  Listen to the Audio Podcast of this Sermon Via this Player: If you cannot see the audio controls, your b ... 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

By Tom Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, Jan. 24 | Sunday, Jan. 24, is the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass Readings: Nehemiah 8:2-4, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19:8-10, 15; 1 Corinthians ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I will grant them the safety for which they long” ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: Page 654 Proper of Saints: 1319 Common of Doctors: 1768 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1001 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: Page 689 Proper of Saints ... discuss

In Psalm 139:13-16, the psalmist reflects: “You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb. I praise... The post A Vocation: Me? appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

In his book The Forgotten Fear, Albert Martin lists eight “specific directives for maintaining and increasing the fear of God in our hearts.” What follows are his eight directives along wi ... discuss

Question: "How do we understand Psalm 87[88]:7 ["Against me is Thine anger made strong, and all Thy billows hast Thou brought upon me"] that we do in the Six Psalms of Matins? This Psalm is about Chri ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 103 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 958 Office of Readings for Saturday in Ordinary Time God, come to my assistance.— ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music In this episode of The Truth in Words and Music Podcast… I talked about bad stuff and who’s doing it, getting up early and the ... discuss

1/22. Americans know the date well. Or at least we should. January 22, 1973. On Friday we will commemorate the most tragic and harmful decision ever delivered by the United States Supreme Court.  Roe ... discuss

Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this. I was honored to see God ... discuss

By Natalie Brumfield Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this. I w ... discuss

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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

  “I will praise your name, O Lord … for you have rescued me” (Psalm 54:8-9).  Reflection: Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion th ... discuss

Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this miracle. I was honored to s ... discuss

Source via Deviant Art CC 3.0Manuscript from a devotional I gave at the Christian Park Nursing home in Escanaba, to the residents. Given as part of my work with the Salvation Army in Upper Michigan. ( ... discuss

sourceThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;    all who follow his precepts have good understanding.    To him belongs eternal praise. -Psalm 111:10 N ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by The Master’s College. 1 Peter 2:2 says, “…as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow by it.” 2 Timothy 3 says ... discuss

Who else could bring together this kind of who’s who of musicians?I mean, come on. Think about some of the artists included in this mix: Black Sabbath Bob Dylan Johnny Cash Emmylou Harris Rick ... discuss

By Tom Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, Jan. 17 | Sunday, Jan. 17, is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C).   Mass Readings Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 96:1-3, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 12 ... 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

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Even Hollywood knows about the Lord is my shepherd Bible verse If you’re a Christian, I’m sure you’re familiar with P ... discuss

When we sin we need mercy. And Jesus is on his throne of grace waiting to pour out mercy if we draw near and confess our sins to him. Mercy is primarily for past failures and sins. Grace is strength t ... discuss

Part of why I love Lily Katherine's name as much as I do is because of it's timeless elegance and lovely feminine sound. Not only are her first and middle names both names that would be heard in centu ... discuss

Quiet and quick, the hush of expectancy blanketed the dilapidated room with fragile silence. I prayed. Gazing among the faces around me in the remand home or child prison of “M1” in Ugand ... discuss

“There is no religious father, ecclesiastical institution, spiritual discipline, inspirational book, or magic pill that will fix what ails you. Every man, every day, in every place, breaks God ... 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

I am especially excited about this blog post. Why? Because it is in response to a Patreon supporter. What does that mean? It means that I have committed to interact at varying levels with thos ... discuss

The Psalms of Lament show us that we can turn to God with our fears. We should pause and marvel at the fact that God’s people sang laments. What grace from our loving Father! God knows how fearful t ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “They mingled with the nations and adopted their ... discuss

The baptism of Jesus marks the beginning of his public ministry. This event is recorded in the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. John's gospel does not directly describe Jesus' baptism.Most ... 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

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

I wonder, if we are serious about attracting men to church, if the solution is less to infantilize them by waving steaks and guns in front of their noses and more to challenge them by teaching the ric ... discuss

"O God, You have rejected us.You have broken us;You have been angry;O, restore us."--- Psalm 60:1CHARACTER FLAWSTo a large extent the current content of the character of America is embodied ... 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

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

In an effort to make available the traditional Catholic pre-1955 spirituality, I will be posting the Traditional Mass Propers for the Octave Day of St. Holy Innocents, which was traditionally celeb ... discuss

Today, January 5th, is traditionally kept as the Vigil of the Epiphany and it is common in the traditional Roman Rite - in addition to the Byzantine Rite - to bless Epiphany water at this time.By way ... 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

2 January AD 1872 Christened Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe, he established a reputation already as a young pastor for being "too" theologically conservative and "too" politically progressive. This ... discuss

1 January, New Testament This major feast day of the Christian Church marks the infant Jesus' eighth day of life. At this time, the Law required all boys of Israel to be circumcised (cf. Genesis 17:9 ... discuss

A dear friend of mine was remarking on how he struggles with some of the darker passages of scripture - God commanding the Israelites to kill women and children. At some point, if you read the Bible, ... discuss

31 Decemberalso The Eve of Jesus' Name On this day, we prepare to celebrate the name chosen by God for His dear Son, who came in the flesh to save His people from their sins. It is also a time to tak ... discuss

29 December, Old Testament David, son of Jesse, went from tending his father's flocks to being the greatest of Israel's kings. He ruled from about 1010 to 970 B.C. He was chosen by the Lord and anoin ... 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

28 December, New Testament This day commemorates the slaughter of Bethlehem's children by Herod the Great (Matthew 2:16-18), as he attempted to destroy the Usurper to his throne. Herod, his jealousy ... discuss

27 December, New Testament Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist, a son of Zebedee, was one of the twelve apostles. With his brother James and Simon Peter, he formed an inner circle among the Twelve: Th ... discuss

26 December, New Testament Saint Stephen's Day remembers the first recorded martyr of the Church. Stephen knew the gift of Christmas: His Lord came in human flesh to bring forgiveness and as Jesus for ... 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

From the Tridentine Rite Website:The feast of St. Thomas the Apostle is of double rite and its liturgical colour is red. According to tradition St. Thomas preached the Gospel in Asia and the Indian su ... discuss

Christ our Priest Exodus 19:1-8 “A royal priesthood”Hebrews 9:11-22 “Christ appeared as a high priest...”John 17:1-26 Jesus' High Priestly PrayerSo far we've seen Christ as our Prophet ... discuss

Lately I have been meditating on Psalm 147:3-4 which says, "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of the stars; He gives to all of them their names."  ... discuss

Today's Advent reading in the Daily Office includes Psalm 37. I think it's a great Psalm for all american Christians today who are worried about their siblings who think politically different from the ... discuss

I'm okay. I'm alive. I'm (relatively) healthy. I'm still way behind on coursework, especially with everything that's happened lately... but I think I can finish everything (final paper, quizzes, and f ... 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

Before Jesus, the Bible's writers did not know how much he changed everything. The gospel of John tells us in his introduction,In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word wa ... discuss

(Previous posts on this theme are here: 1, 2, and 3.)“Thou hast given so much to me,Give one thing more, a grateful heart;Not thankful when it pleaseth me,As if Thy blessings had spare days,But ... discuss

When I was ten years old my dad gave me a folding buck knife with a 3 inch blade. I had never used a real knife before. I used a butter knife to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches regularly, but ... discuss

In Psalm 51, a prayer of repentance is written in light of King David's affair with Bathsheba and the battlefield murder of her husband. It's a tragic and vulnerable prayer, but in the middle of it co ... discuss

The Daughters of St. PhilipQuestion: "What does St Paul mean when he says "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under o ... 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

Question: "Does the Orthodox Church believe Christians are gods in an embryo form? I am troubled by this notion, because it is a fundamental concept of Spiritualism."We believe that there is only one ... discuss

So many Reformed and evangelical types who swipe at abolitionists' calling American churches to repentance for their apathy with respect to opposing oppression with the Gospel and crying out against ... 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

Question: "Do the Orthodox believe in the Atonement?"The concept of atonement is found throughout Scripture, and so of course we Orthodox do believe in it. There was in fact a feast in the Old Testame ... 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

During the debate between Gregg Cunningham and T Russell Hunter on the question of Incrementalism vs Immediatism, a particular abolitionist asked a question at the 2:13:35 mark (link to that timesta ... discuss

Easter 6, (May 10, 2015) Confirmation Sunday Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 15:9–17 TITLE: “Abide in My Love” Grace to you and peace from God our ... discuss

Nancy and Susan, Carol, and all of Ray’s dear family, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is Psalm twenty-three. “And I heard a voice from ... 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

Image source: conformingtojesus.com.First Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23Responsorial: Psalm 137:1-6Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10Gospel: John 3:14-21The first reading recalls the fall of the k ... discuss

The Sacrifice of Isaac, by Juan de Valdes Leal (1659).First Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18Responsorial: Psalm 116:10,15-19Second Reading: Romans 8:31-34Gospel: Mark 9:2-10In today’s Gospel readi ... 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

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesu ... discuss

One of the most commonly held beliefs held by everyone, from evangelical Christians to unbelievers, is that God loves everyone. Christians often present the Gospel by saying that “Jesus loves y ... 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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Bob DeWaay has, on many occasions, taught, written on, and presented on the Works of the Holy Spirit. Beginning in the 1990′s when a woman at his church wondered if the manifestations that happ ... discuss

"The whole earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof,the world and all those who dwell therein."Psalm 24:1This has been and promises to be a  difficult and yet joyful week for our family. &nb ... 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

"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

I loved reading Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The title, Half the Sky comes from an ancient Chinese proverb that sta ... discuss

Check out this photo of a preborn infant giving life a thumbs up.http://lifenews.com/int1550.html"From the lips [thumbs] of childrenand infantsyou have ordained praisebecause of your enemies,to silenc ... discuss

Note from Josh: Sadly, the audio track for Liz's microphone got corrupted post-recording, so she is harder to hear in this episode. Luckily Kyle and I did most of the talking and our tracks are fin ... discuss

I paid a recent visit to our denomination’s website, The Evangelical Presbyterian Church. I was struck by the clarity, cogency and compassion of our official positional paper regarding abortion. I ... discuss

Dearest Ones, We were at the Building for Women this morning, April 16, 2010. We witnessed at least 14 mothers going into the Building for an abortion, each heard the pleadings of mercy on their unbor ... discuss

Dearest Ones, Please pray! The Building For Women will be open for business to kill unborn children. Pray that mothers will change their minds about taking the life of their unborn child. Pray th ... discuss

This translation of the 23rd Psalm comes from the Order for the Lord's Supper in the Book of Common Order introduced to Scotland from Geneva in 1560. The liturgy was prescribed by the General Assembli ... discuss

Where you live might determine your favored deadly sin. At least according to this troubling article in Forbes magazine.More disconcerting to me is the 'fun' attitude with which they give grizzly stat ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

Dearest Ones, Six women heard the gentle pleadings for the life of their unborn child as sidewalk counselors offered help and resources to them. The whole area was covered in prayer as two prayer warr ... discuss

I believe that life begins at conception! "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 . . . My frame was not ... discuss

Because I believe life begins at conception I cannot, in good conscience, support the use of any hormonal means of birth control."I feel chemical contraceptives have the potential to harm an embryo. A ... discuss

Friends,I want to urge you before you read any further that you decide how important it is to act for those who cannot defend for themselves. You need to decide at this moment how important the sancti ... discuss

George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God Simplicity of Faith, Sacred Scripture, and Satisfaction in God 2004 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors Listen | Download ... discuss

...here are ten points on better bible reading from the USCCB. http://usccb.org/mr/mediatalk/bible_catholics.shtmlWhen I returned to the Catholic Church after a long protestant detour, I was amazed at ... discuss

THE FIRST BOOK OF DEMOCRATPSALM 2008-2012OBAMA IS MY SHEPHERD, I SHALL NOT WANT. HE LEADETH ME BESIDE THE STILL FACTORIES. HE RESTORETH MY FAITH IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. HE GUIDETH ME IN THE ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

God Gives My Wife and Me Another Blessing - His Heritage Psalm 127 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,           The fruit of the womb is ... discuss




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