Encountering Christ, Who do you serve?

Encountering Christ: 1. God and Mammon: “No one can serve two masters.” To those whom Jesus preached, being a slave, the property of another, was easily understood. For centuries the Jewish people had been enslaved by many powerful nations. For most of us today, being a slave is not a possibility—or is it? Jesus states that … Continue reading Encountering Christ, Who do you serve?

“Praise him with tambourine and dance;

Hello my friend, I hope you are doing well this day. I wanted to share some of my favourite passages of the Bible, these passages inspire me and help me to remember how to worship the Lord. Words which stand out for me in the follow passages are “dance, praise, everlasting steadfast love, sleep, desolate … Continue reading “Praise him with tambourine and dance;

Christ is Medicine, our salvation.

While attending Mass and listening to the Gospel, you may notice links between the Old Testament and the New Testament. Where Christ reveals what had been ‘hidden’ since the creation of the world. How he also fulfilled what was written in scripture, and scripture itself is proof that Christ was to come, exactly as he … Continue reading Christ is Medicine, our salvation.

There is life in his name.

The Purpose of John's Gospel. John 20:30 - 31: And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: 31. But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through … Continue reading There is life in his name.

Faith through love.

Freedom in Christ - Galatians 5:1. Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. 2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. 3 For I testify again to every man that is … Continue reading Faith through love.

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Monstraint. 

The Monstraint in Christian ceremony depicts the bread of life as being part of Christ.  The Eucharist is inserted into the Monstraint. It's image is somewhat similar to that of the sun, there are golden spokes emanating from it and inside is a white disc which represents the Eucharist, which is the body and blood … Continue reading Monstraint.