On April 19, 2019 the entire world was shocked by the burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France. It was very sad to see the sudden destruction of all of the architecture, artworks and religious relics that were inside the iconic structure. Although buildings for places of worship are important, the Lord’s […]
What is the Rock that the Church is built upon?
Jesus said, ”And I tell you that you are Peter and upon this rock I will build my church.” (Matthew 16:18) So, was Jesus referring to Peter or to something much greater? Perhaps the right question is not what is the rock but “who is the rock?” He is Peter, one of the 12 disciples […]
What does it mean that Jesus is our Advocate?
Webster’s Dictionary defines advocate as “one who argues or pleads for a cause or proposal.” A picture of an advocate is a lawyer pleading a case before a judge for a favorable verdict for a client. This is what Jesus is for us, our advocate with God the Father. We find the word advocate in […]
What’s the meaning of “The Fruit of the Spirit is Love”?
When a person decides to enter into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ he or she receives the gift of the Holy Spirit. This is a new life that one finds only in Jesus. In other words, a person is ‘born again’ and becomes a new creation in Christ. The Bible clearly states in Galatians […]
What is a Moral compass?
A magnetic compass is a tool that helps find your way to a destination and back home again. However, it points to a changing magnetic north, not to the unchanging ‘true north,’ where map lines of longitude converge at the pole. Mariners of old used celestial navigation to locate their position. Their tool was a […]