'church' Tagged Posts

'church' Tagged Posts

The Mercy Gate

When we went to the Holy Land, we stood at the Mount of Olives and looked at the Old City of Jerusalem.  We spent a lot of time on the Mount of Olives because several key locations were right there: Pater Noster, which commemorates the Lord’s Prayer, Dominus Flavit, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, the site of Jesus’ ascension into heaven, and the Garden of Gethsemane. …

Sanctity of Human Life

Forgive me if I don’t get terribly theological in this post about why we have Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.  It is true that God has created all life, and that He loves life.  It is true that we treasure life because He does.  It is true that we learn to love all people, but especially to look after the weak, the poor, the needy, the widows, and orphans because He has…

How Far Would You Go to Be with Jesus?

How far would you go to be with Jesus? This is a good Epiphany question.  (Epiphany is the season after Christmas, which starts with the celebration of the Magi coming to worship Jesus.) The Magi saw a star in the heavens that proclaimed that a King, the Messiah, had been born for the Jews.  They gathered a party and left to go and pay Him homage.  The journey was long:…
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