I arise todayThrough a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity,Through belief in the Threeness,Through confession of the Onenessof the Creator of creation.I arise todayThrough the strength of Christ's birth with His baptism,Through the strength of His crucifixion with His burial,Through the strength of His resurrection with His ascension,Through the strength of His descent for… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Breastplate
One Wednesday a year, sometime in February or March, you notice people at work, school, or elsewhere with a smudge on her forehead. Then you remember it is Ash Wednesday and they must have received the imposition of ashes. This practice we use to mark the first day of Lent may seem odd. People go… Continue reading Why do we observe Ash Wednesday?
𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐞. 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐠𝐨 𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡. 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐰 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐫 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐞. 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐣𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐬𝐲𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐲 𝐨𝐟… Continue reading Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
By: Dena Johnson “The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." - John 10:10 NASB I’ve spent the last eight months doing everything I can to keep my faith strong, to trust God. But this week, I am losing the battle. I am collapsing under the weight… Continue reading A Prayer for Those Who Grieve at Christmas
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Do You Believe in Christmas Miracles?By Lynette Kittle “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call Him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). — Matthew 1:23 Have you noticed how many Christmas movies focus on receiving a Christmas miracle? Although many center on Santa Claus making things happen, still Christmas is… Continue reading It’s a Miracle!
~Charles Swindoll On that still winter's night, something was up... something extraordinary... something supernatural. The shepherds raced to the City of David and found their Savior, just as the angel had said... swaddled and lying in a feeding trough. This was the Promised One, the Messiah! God had finally come to dwell with His people,… Continue reading Hail the Incarnate Deity
Why do we celebrate Juneteenth? Should we celebrate it? A brief history on this Holiday.