What is the meaning of Father’s Day? In Germany Father’s Day occurs on and is derived from Ascension day (“Christi Himmelfahrt”). The latter, being the 40th day of Easter and occurring 39 days after Easter Sunday, is a Christian holiday (etymology of the word is “holy day”) that commemorates the ascension of Jesus back to … Continue reading Father’s Day
Dark Friday — The Sorrows of Jesus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfNIXIsDmc0 ~Ikenna Q. Ezealah
Q & A: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”
Question: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” Does it mean that anything you ask God for, He will give to you? And the knocking part, is He referring to The Kingdom of Heaven opening to you while … Continue reading Q & A: What does this mean? “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”
Q & A: How can we trust the Bible?
Question: How can we trust the Bible? As a new Christian I have a lot of doubts regarding this subject. How can we trust that the Bible still carries the message our Father sent to us? The Bible has gone through many editions and translations by the hand of the Catholic church, who are known … Continue reading Q & A: How can we trust the Bible?
Q & A: Look, Lord, here are two swords [Luke 22:38].
Question: And they said, “Look, Lord, here are two swords.” And he said to them, “It is enough.” Can anyone please explain it [Luke 22:38] like I'm 5 years old. Everything Jesus taught was pacifist. But then there is this one scripture which has been used to inspire Crusades throughout history. Can anyone provide scripture or … Continue reading Q & A: Look, Lord, here are two swords [Luke 22:38].
The Folly of Christmas Celebrations
Suppose it your birthday, and a group of friends arrive at your house to celebrate, all bearing gifts. At the appointed time, everyone gathers in a small circle. Soon afterward, the gift exchange commences. However, you immediately notice something strange and perplexing. And that is, instead of giving you the gifts, your friends are busy … Continue reading The Folly of Christmas Celebrations
“Turning the other cheek”
"And unto him that smitten thee on the one cheek, offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak, forbid not to take thy coat also" (Luke 6:29). Contrary to the nauseating weakness of contemporary interpretations, these great words attributed to Jesus were never meant to be a general license for servility, cowardice, … Continue reading “Turning the other cheek”