No King but Jesus Being members of the catholic church means that we are seated at this table with all the Christians throughout the world. We are seated here with liberal Anglicans, proud Roman Catholics, mystic Russian Orthodox, fundamentalist Baptists, cranky Presbyterians, and all kinds of other splinter groups that name the name of Christ…

Mark 15: The Victory of the King of the Jews IntroductionThis is the great Passover. Jesus is the house of God, the son and Israel of God whose blood turns the Angel of death away. The Son of the FatherIn 14:36 the “son of the Father” offers prayers in the garden. He cried out to…

All the Saints We have celebrated and will continue to remember All Saints Day and Reformation Day this week. And it is important to remember that these two holidays are not at odds with one another. It is not an accident that Luther posted his theses when he did. The Protestant Reformation was a cry…

A Catholic Reformation Day This Sunday is Reformation Sunday, a day marking our gratitude to God for raising up Martin Luther and many other men and women after him who dared to throw tomatoes at the godless regime that had grown up within the Mother of us all, the Christian Church. In many corners of…

A Blessing From Flannery O’Connor “I hope this one will be a girl and have a fierce Old Testament nameand cut off a lot of heads.” HT: My brother: Jesse

Greenville Pastors Fellowship I just stumbled on to this. I haven’t attended any of these meetings, but it looks like a great opportunity, and I look forward to being able to attend in the near future. I also added a link to this site on the side bar.

A Table for Traitors This table is for all of God’s people, and it is important to note that is even for those whom God has invited but who later reject him. While there are many examples of apostasy in Scripture, one of the greatest is certainly Judas the betrayer of our Lord. While it…

Mark 14:32-72 IntroductionWe saw last week that Jesus is building a house in the fellowship of healed lepers, a house of God where the true sacrifice of His blood is shed for the remission of sins. This new house of Yahweh is the house of Israel that will be protected by the blood when the…

You are Here for Prayer. You are not here to be given a spiritual massage. You are not here to be entertained. You are not here to go through certain rituals or say certain words for their psychological side-effects. You are here for prayer. This means that you are here as priests and priestesses offering…

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