"Jesus is alive!" Can you imagine the excitement in the voices and faces of the women who told their good news to the disciples? Even more, can you imagine the disbelief in the hearts and the minds of those who heard the declaration?
Most people will say they love God, but their actions tell a different story.
Well, another celebration of Easter is here, and many of us will rejoice in the good news of the stone being rolled away and the tomb found empty.
On a Sunday morning long ago, when the disciples of Jesus first encountered their risen Lord, they "came to him, clasped his feet and worshipped him." (Matthew 28:9)
I remember looking forward to Easter Sunday when I was a child.
Sunday begins what is often called "Holy Week."
God is not man. God is God. He is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent.
Forty years is a long time to serve others.
"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."
Spring is the season of First Holy Communion. Parents, aunts, uncles, and even older brothers and sisters often look on with pride when their young relatives receive the sacrament for the first time. One of three Sacraments of Initiation within the Catholic church, the sacrament of First Holy Communion, or the Eucharist, is a momentous event in the life of a young Catholic.
In an Old Testament story, David, the one who killed Goliath, had 600 men with him as he literally was running for his life from King Saul of Israel.
In the Bible, man is told to put God first and not focus on the physical things of this life. Yet often, we see people putting making money and belongings before God.
As I get older, I seem to learn more lessons from the little.
"Love is blind, and marriage is an eye-opener." So goes the old saying. But what is love? To many, the word itself is exciting. Love is pure, positive emotion. Love is a force to be experienced. Love is uncontrollable, thrilling bliss!
Family planning is a controversial topic that brings out strong feelings and visions.
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Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.
Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.
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One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."
Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.
A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.
Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.
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Apostle Dr. Nick C. Law-Hines was installed as pastor of Mount Calvary Holiness Church in Midway on April 3.
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Jews have been celebrating Passover for centuries, and modern life has influenced the ritual in surprising ways.