Luke 6:27-38 “But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you. To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic either. Give to everyone who asks of you. And from him who takes away your goods do not ask them back. And just as you want men to do to you, you also do to them likewise. “But if you l
“If the Word of God is living and powerful and if the Lord does all things whatsoever he wills; if he said, “Let there be light” and it happened; if he said, “let there be a firmament” and it happened; …if finally the Word of God Himself willingly became man and made flesh for Himself out of the most pure and undefiled blood of the holy and ever Virgin, why should He not be capable of making bread His Body and wine and water His Blood?… God said “This is my Body” and “This is my Blood.#my
“Repentance is the renewal of baptism. Repentance is a contract with God for a second life. A penitent is a buyer of humility. Repentance is constant distrust of bodily comfort. Repentance is self-condemning reflection of carefree self-care. Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair.....#mypic
Hmmm....what do you think about this? I am not sure... I certainly agree that the early church was far more holy because it was so heavily persecuted. I also think that it is abundantly clear that the churches which are most centered on worldly peace, calm, and prosperity are usually the least loving as well. I don't know, ya know?