This testimonial comments on God’s faithfulness to his people, Israel during a period of its history marked by serial apostasy and idolatry. God’s de...
“But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion and showed concern for them because of the covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. To this day h...
June 16, 2016
Yes, WE TOO. That is to say, even the lawful, moral and devout ought not believe in their own decency and piety. They ought not do so because it is fa...
" . . .So we too have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by observing the law" (Galatians 2:1...
March 27, 2016
This is not a maxim which should be used say, by an investor in the stock market, as an insurance to guarantee profits. It is not a promise of short t...
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously" (2 Corinthians 9:6).
November 21, 2016
"Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter--when you see the naked, to clothe him, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?" (Isaiah 58:6,7)
St. Augustine said that "man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy him forever." If 'glorify' was replaced with 'love,' we would be close to the Mark because Jesus told us to 'love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul and mind.' To do so is the whole of religion; the sum of the 'fasting' that God has chosen. Religious exercises that are disconnected from relationships with beings made in God's image, are not love to God. Love has no existence apart from the way we treat our fellow man.
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