The Branches are the focus: But while the vine is the source for good fruit, there’s a vital link between the vine and its fruit. The “branches” are thus the focus of Jesus’ teaching with his disciples. “I am the vine,” says Jesus to his followers, “you are the branches” (v. 5).
Lent, in the Christian Church, is a period of penitential preparation for Easter. In Western churches it begins on Ash Wednesday, six and a half weeks before Easter, and provides for a 40-day fast (Sundays are excluded), in imitation of Jesus Christ’s fasting in the wilderness before he began his public ministry.
3-7 If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. Love never gives up. Love cares more for others than […]
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What would you do if you ruled the world? Not the altruistic things like healing people, feeding and educating people, but the things you might do to get even. What does God do?
Join us Sunday as we talk about the meaning behind the star the wise men followed.
As we begin a New Year many people make resolutions for the year ahead. the problem is that many people overwhelm themselves with all they are going to do and they burn out a few weeks into the year. One key to making changes is to not try to make too many. Focus on one […]
Michael Knopf, rabbi at Temple Beth-El, Richmond, VR says: “That according to Jewish tradition God is perpetually in tears due to the brokenness of our world.” Matthew 22: 1-14
Today we have “The Judgment Of The Nations “ passage from Matthew 25: 31-46. The Gospel of Matthew places this grand image at the close of the public ministry of Jesus. It is the last message of Jesus before his death.
“Great moments are born from great opportunity.” A great moment as Jesus asks: Who do you say that I am?