Instructions... Guess Work or Gods Work?
I can't boast about my culinary skill, because I just don't
have the natural ability to get around in a kitchen and "whip"
something up. I am one of those people who lacks the
imagination to throw something together.
The Power of Namaste
I honestly am not sure why this hit me so strongly, but it did."Namastè is a salutation which essentially means that I greet and acknowledge the God-Spirit that resides within you.
KABBALAH OF LOVE: The Secret Power of Ego
The Key to True Love..
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 1
An Introduction to MatthewSETTINGHave you ever been promised something wonderful, and then been made to wait for it? Have you felt the eager anticipation of a child on Christmas Eve, or the desperate longing of a wife awaiting a letter from a husband at war? Many Christians look forward to the return of Jesus in this way, occasionally glancing up at the sky and wondering if maybe - just maybe - today might be the day.If you can relate to that feeling, then you can begin to understand what the Jewish people were experiencing in the first century AD.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 2
Matthew 1:1-17The Genealogy of Jesus Christ1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2A braham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 3
The Birth of Jesus Christ18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before the came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 4
Matthew 2:1-12The Visit of the Wise Men1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,2 saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."3 When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;4 and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 5
The Flight to Egypt13 Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you, for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.14 And he rose and took the child and his mother by night and departed to Egypt15 and remained there until the death of Herod.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 6
Matthew 2:16-18Herod Kills the Children16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had ascertained from the wise men.17 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah:18 "A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted, because they are no more.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 7
The Return to Nazareth19 But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,20 saying, "Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the child's life are dead."21 And he rose and took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 8
The Preaching of John the Baptist1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,2 "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, 'The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 9
John Baptizes the People4 Now John wore a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.5 Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan were going out to him,6 And they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.
Understanding the Gospel of Matthew and Why it Matters - Part 10
John Rebukes the Pharisees and Sadducees7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?8 Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.9 And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father,' for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children of Abraham.
The Role of the Spiritual Warrior
What power do we hold individually in the midst of the havoc
being wreaked upon our world? What steps can we take regarding
the anxiety people feel all across the nation?All these questions bring me to one answer and one answer only-
to hold clear to our individual light and radiate peace to all of
humanity and the planet. We are powerful individuals.
God's Presence When Troubles Come
Life, no matter how we choose to look at it, is a constant battle. It is the beginning of a struggle that continues until we breathe our last breath.
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