Saints

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Christ: The Living Foundation Stone

The Apostle Peter told the early Christians: “4 As you come to Him, the living stone, rejected by men, but chosen and precious in God’s sight, 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter … Continue reading

St. Paul’s Prayer To The God Of Peace

In the final chapter of his Epistle to the Hebrews, St. Paul prayed that the Hebrew Christians may be made perfect to do God’s will: “20 I pray that the God of peace, who brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood that sealed an eternal … Continue reading

Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom

Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul, and also known by his native name Saul of Tarsus was an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. He is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age. In the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD, he … Continue reading

Servants of the Lord

Who are the servants of the Lord? How do we know if one is called to be the Lord’s servant? Can the success of God’s servants be measured in terms of worldly achievements or gains? Why is there still so much evil in the world even after so many men and women have risked or … Continue reading

Waiting In Joyful Hope for the Angelic Afterlife

Do we take matters regarding the afterlife seriously? What does the Bible say about the hereafter? Can we choose the kind of life we want to live for all eternity? Mainstream Christianity professes belief in the Nicene Creed, and English versions of the Nicene Creed in current use include the phrase: “We look for the resurrection … Continue reading

Effective Christian Witnessing

A “witness” is someone who attests to a fact, so in order to be an effective witness for Christ, one must have firsthand knowledge of Him. John the Apostle speaks of this in 1 John 1:1-3, when he says, “That . . . which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at, … Continue reading

Christian Discipleship: Becoming More Like The Master

In Luke 6:39-40, Jesus told the crowd a parable: “Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit? A disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone when he is fully trained will be like his teacher”. Two extremes exist in reference to the pilgrimage and scholarship of … Continue reading

Recognising Christ In The Stranger

The Apostle John says: “He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him. He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, … Continue reading

Pope Francis’ Homily For Feast of All Saints

When in the First Reading we heard this voice of the Angel who cried out loud o the Four Angels who were given power to damage the land and the sea, “Do not damage the land or the sea or the trees” (Rev 7:3), this brought to mind a phrase that is not here but … Continue reading

God Should Be Worshipped In Faith, Hope, and Love

According to St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD), the only things to seek for in religion are the answers to the following questions: what a man should believe (i.e. faith), what he should hope for, and what he ought to love. Faith may refer to evil things as well as to good, since we believe … Continue reading

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