'Christian Church' Tagged Posts

'Christian Church' Tagged Posts

THE BLESSINGS OF GUILT

Peter “went outside and wept bitterly” after he shamefully denied Christ in that cold, outer courtyard. Many of today’s trendier-than-thou clergy tell us that words such as “guilt” and “repentance” are out of fashion. “Musn’t  lay guilt trips on people,” we are told, or make folks feel bad when they actually are bad. The prayer of the penitent tax-collector, “God have…

EPIPHANY

The official start of the Epiphany season is January 6.  The word “epiphany” means to make manifest, to reveal, to show forth.   This season of the Christian Church Year reminds us that Jesus is not only the virgin-born Child of Mary, true yet sinless Man.  He is also God Himself come in the flesh, the second Person of the Holy Trinity.  The Wise Men worship Him.  He…