Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
There is a difference between prayer and being in God’s presence. While the fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much, healing takes place in his presence. Many of the people healed by Jesus had prayed for healing before they came into His presence where healing took place. There are exceptions to every thing but when it comes to healing, being in His presence is the best place to start.
There are many ways to come into God’s presence. Taking time out to sit quietly with the…Continue
It’s a World without Sin, everyone is ok
No need for Grace, from what people say
There’s no Hell to go to, no need to repent
it’s a World without Sin, a world without lent.
It’s a World without sin, the devil’s retired
there’s no one to tempt us, his imps have been fired
There’s no one way to God, Oprah has said
In John 14:6 Jesus was simply misread
It’s a World without Sin, we’re all children of God
we love one another, though sometimes its…
Raised Catholic (Elementary and High School and Catholic Fraternity in college and post grad degree at a Catholic college) I recognize the weakness of the hierarchal structure of the Catholic Church. However, I also recognize the wisdom of those in power. They are very good at discerning the gifts of their priests and assigning them titles and roles that make the best use of those gifts. Even when they disenfranchise an entire sex from participation in management, they do a very good job…Continue
I read a comment on FB about the DACA situation that said "everyone that is in this country deserves to be here" and it struck a nerve. Have we become so filled with a sense of self-worth that we think we actually deserve the things we have? I was born in the US but I know I am not more deserving to have been born here than anyone else born on that day in India, Thailand, Mexico or Syria. I am blessed with a great relationship with God through Jesus but I know I don't deserve that…Continue
I watched a movie last nite where the main character, embittered by tragedy, posed that familiar question: "If there's a God why is there so much tragedy in the world?". After posting an earlier blog on the shedding of blood my mind found itself with thoughts of God who knows all things - past, present and future - contemplating how best to achieve His goal (I will not, at least at this time, presume to know what that goal was or is) and the game of chess came immediately to mind. In…Continue