Luke 11 "After Jesus had spoken, a Pharisee invited him to dine at his home. He entered and reclined at table to eat. The Pharisee was amazed to see that he did not observe the prescribed washing before the meal. The Lord said to him, "Oh you Pharisees! Although you cleanse the outside of the [...]
In Genesis 3, God makes Adam and Eve clothes from an animal skin. In Psalm 23, God takes an animal skin and spreads it on the ground. Instead of being asked to leave God's presence, Psalm 23 invites us to enjoy God's table. The food, the oil and wine are not located in heaven but [...]
They call it “Pastafarianism” — a farce religion constructed around the belief in a “Flying Spaghetti Monster” deity, “a fantastical, imaginary being for whom there is not a trace of physical evidence.” Bishop Robert Barron
"What can wash away my sins, nothing but the blood of Jesus?" I've sung the first line of Robert Lowry's hymn hundreds of times. Without a doubt, our sins were washed away by Jesus blood (cf. I Pet: 1:18; Rev. 1:5; Eph: 1:7; Col 1:20). Jesus and his followers suggest the waters of baptism are also involved. [...]
SOOTHSAYER: Beware the ides of March. CAESAR: He is a dreamer. Let us leave him. Pass! While Jesus was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him, "Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed." He replied, "Rather, blessed are those who hear the word [...]
The Amityville House: A view of the home of Ronald DeFeo Sr.,the car salesman, his wife, two daughters and two sons who were found shot to death in 1974.
Chesterton also quipped, "Those knocking on the door of a brothel, are seeking God." Malachi 3 speaks about a generation of practical atheists who expect a house with no lights and a door bell unplugged. But one day God's house lights will shine brightly. Mankind never stops knocking. We are wired to knock. When God [...]
It is the only sermon I have memorized. No, it’s not Jonathan Edward’s, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” It was Jonah 3:4 “Forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” Jonah preaches and Nineveh repents. About hundred years later, God sends another prophet to Nineveh. This time, it is Nahum. Instead of repenting, [...]