Though the current celestial happening may not be the exact "star" which led those three wise men to Jesus in the first century, it is a nice bonus for us during this Christmas season that news analogies are serving as a reminder of that earlier miraculous event.
Sunday Sermon: On the Second Coming, don't be fooled or frightened
When it comes to their faith lives, folks with a deep conviction can be extremely defensive. I've even heard some go so far as to claim that those who don't follow the same belief system and faith practices they do will even end up in hell when they die. The fact is that neither … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Jesus Christ is the Church
The 'Sermon on the Mount' was delivered by Jesus Christ shortly after he had chosen his original twelve apostles and begun his public ministry. It is covered most famously in chapter five of the Book of Matthew within the New Testament of the Bible. One of the most influential, inspirational speeches in the history of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: A city set on a hill
In the Old Testament, the Book of Proverbs 27:17 reads: "As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another."In the New Testament, the Gospel of Matthew 18:20 quotes Jesus Christ as teaching: "For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them."We modern men can be funny creatures. There are many … Continue reading Brothers in Christ