Faith and Honesty

“Do not let your hearts be troubled.  You have faith in God, have faith also in me.  In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places.  If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?” John 14: 1-2 I can’t recall when or where it[read more]

Without Him Not a Single Thing Has Come To Be

In the origin there was the Logos, and the Logos was present with GOD, and the Logos was god.  This one was present with GOD in the origin.  All things came to be through him, and without him came to be not a single thing the has come to be.  In him was life, and[read more]

Wisdom Makes All Things New

Wisdom is a reflection of the eternal light, untarnished mirror of God’s active power, image of God’s goodness. Although alone, she can do all; herself unchanging, she makes all things new. In each generation she passes into holy souls, she makes them friends of God and prophets; for God loves only the one who lives[read more]

Responsibility and Judgment

But thanks be to God that, although you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient from the heart to the pattern of  teaching to which you were entrusted. Romans 6: 27 And the servant who has known the desire of the master yet has not prepared or done anything in accordance with his[read more]

Turn And Become Like Children

“Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the Kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven. And whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.” Matthew 18: 3-5 This morning in the United[read more]

Living Inside or Outside

All the people and the tax agents had heard and justified God by being baptized with John’s baptism. But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected God’s plan for them by not being baptized by him. “To whom shall I compare the people of this age? Who are they like? They are like children in the[read more]

Becoming Rich Soil

Our availability to receive form for our lives from the word, or, for that matter, from any encounter in our lives, depends in large part on the nature and quality of our attention. The depth and quality of our attention to the Other in whatever form it manifests itself to us correlates to the degree of both our detachment and attachment.[read more]