Fasting is a voluntary death. It is the choice to forego something good and lawful, in order to gain something greater and more glorious.
The transfiguration of Jesus is a foretaste of the glory that is to be revealed in us.
There were roughly seven years that passed between what Paul wrote in Colossians/Philemon (AD 60), and what he wrote in 2 Timothy (AD 67). What happened in those seven years to Demas’ faith?
The disciples recognize that Jesus is the Christ, and they see that Jesus is going to die. But their vision is blurry, they see men as trees walking
Profession of Faith Baptism August 27th, 2023 John the Baptist declares in Matthew 3:11, “I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier…
Jesus is the one loaf. He is the bread. He is the multiplier of bread. He is the Creator of bread. And if Jesus is in the boat with us, if the leaven of Christ (the gospel) is in our hearts, then we have food for eternal life.
Jesus shows us that what comes out of him, his word, his spirit, even his spit, can make a man holy.
Profession of Faith Baptism August 6th, 2023 According to Holy Scripture, the sacrament of baptism is both a funeral and a birthday. Today we celebrate the death of Evelyn Robertson…
Washing your hands before you eat is a good and fine tradition, but washing your heart is infinitely more important.
The church fathers saw in these five loaves a reference to the five books of Moses (the Law/Torah). And in the two fishes which make the bread more flavorful, they saw a reference to the Psalms and the Prophets which expound that Law