THANKSGIVING AS A WAY OF LIFE – By Rev. Dr. Ninan Verghese We live in a society that lives and acts as though God were dead. But for the Christian, thankfulness demonstrates our recognition that we are inadequate, and that God is our all sufficient one. Thankfulness shows our submission to and dependence on the […]
Continuing on our meditation at the Garden of Gethsemane, the authors of the synoptic gospels throw quite a bit of information about the happenings on that particular night -Mt 26:36-46, Mk:14:2-42 & Lk 22:39-46 . Graphic details are represented by them (if you get a chance please read at least one passage). The sweat being […]
JESUS AT THE GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE You might wonder why your pastor came up with this devotion. Well much of my childhood was spent around a Catholic church which was just down the street, about a furlong. Every morning the 5AM bell would wake me up. It was a magnificent church built many many years […]
Dear people of God Today is that special day when we start to examine a bit differently about our life style and follow it for the next 40+ days hoping to live a better life pleasing to self and our Savior. To help us with our thought and action process I send out small devotions […]
Garden of Gethsemane is very synonymous with suffering or pain. This station is called a garden and immediately our thoughts wander away to a place of solace or peace and flowers or fruits (fertility). Dr. Luke very specifically says that this is Mount of Olives, like an olive orchard. I do not know if you […]
In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Propterea sicut per unum hominem in hunc mundum peccatum intravit et per peccatum mors et ita in omnes homines mors pertransiit in quo omnes peccaverunt. Iustificati igitur ex fide pacem habeamus ad Deum per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum. Omnes enim peccaverunt et egent gloriam Dei.