Tag: Discipleship

Kerygma: The Power of Love

If all Christ did was take our punishment then we would owe him our gratitude not our hearts. Holiness is a response to being loved well. The Crucifixion of Christ was abundantly more than an offering of substitution for our sins. God was not pleased to punish anyone for crimes he did not commit. Nor

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Epiphany in Times of Despair

When disappointments come its best to keep asking questions so they aren’t repeated. We are learning to align with His Will not our own. The question isn’t “Why, Lord?” It’s “What, How, Where”: What did I miss? How can I not miss it again? Where can I find you when it happens again? What can

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Super Bowl Controversy | A Biblical Answer to How Christians Ought to Respond

Here’s why answers like “Just don’t watch it,” “Stop participating in it,” and “Turn it off,” are NOT HELPFUL in the dialogue of debate in how Christians in particular should respond to criticism of last Sunday’s Super Bowl Halftime Show: it’s just NOT BIBLICAL. Just ask the Team Chaplain for the Kansas City Chiefs, Catholic

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Have You Confessed With Your Mouth? Repent in the Days of Awe

YOM KIPPUR in THE DAYS OF AWE: “Light is sown for the righteous, and for the upright in heart—joy.” In the Jewish Tradition, Yom Tov, a festive day; for although we stand prepared to be judged in the supernal courtroom for our deeds of the past year, we are confident that God is a merciful

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Do You Love Your Fellows Well? V’ahavta in the Days of Awe

V’ahavta…, “Love your fellow as yourself.” It is taught that this love is an instrument, a means to, “Love the Eternal your God.” This is explained in the statement, “Whoever is pleasing to man is pleasing to God.” This service of teshuva stems from goodness of heart. 📖 Luke 10:17-24 “The seventy returned with joy,

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