Herbert Spencer supported the idea of the survival of the fittest. How does this conflict with the teachings of Jesus helping the man by the Bethesda Pool? ALL AGE MESSAGE God’s spirit works in our life like seeds, planting thoughts and aspirations and drawing from us the desire to be a part of God’s…
Mary gave her very best expensive perfume to show her love for Jesus. It was a free but costly gift that Jesus gave – his life, to show his love for us. ALL AGE MESSAGE When the ‘jar’ is broken open the sweet healing of Christ can be released. A broken ‘jar’ can transform…
Our society works on ‘rules for good people and punishment for bad things’. In suffering this is challenged.
In Isaiah, God says that he worked differently, persevering in faith in adversity.
In Luke the story about the bad Fig tree is challenged, but with caring and nurture, good is achieved.
The soul is the seat of emotions and is the heart of our true emotions.
Need to get everything out of the way for our soul to magnify that which is good and wholesome.
Shed negativity and fear to find a purpose in life with the help of the Holy Spirit.
Imitating Christ and not just following Christ. Being a radical, peacemaker, filled with ideas and passion
and imitating Christ with love and grace. That’s our Francis!
We observe moral challenges as we consciously impact the world.
Created in God’s image, can we find Theologian, Paul Tillich’s idea, “God is the Ground of our Being.”
The doctrine of the trinity is unique to Christianity and is not shared by Judaism or Islam, despite all sharing the concept of of God.