Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy. 18 Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
We know for a fact that herbs do not possess power to heal, they only serve as supplement to help the body to function well. The use of herbs accompanied by prayers can heal the sick.
In the Gospels' account of Jesus' resurrection, it says that he appeared to Mary Magdalene early in the morning (Mk. 16:9-10), to his disciples and to the other women also early in the morning. All these appearances happened on the day of his resurrection. There is no record of the Risen Christ meeting his mother Mary first.
“No one took his life from him; he gave it up in a voluntary, unique act.” Jesus is the willing sacrifice!
Every time Christians express their unity, Christ’s prayer is realized. Should we pray the same prayer? Certainly, yes!
Before the coming of the Spaniards, Filipinos kept their little idols called Larauan in memory of their departed ancestors.
I've seen several centuries-old pulpits in some of the Catholic churches that I visited.
We are sent to the world as ambassadors of Christ, to actively engage it, prevent it from deterioration and make it a better place to live in.
The Triumphal Entry was Jesus’ act of proclaiming himself as the Messiah!
Week One: Rethinking Our Concept of Being a Neighbor and Our Treatment of Jesus The Lenten season has started. It is a season of forty days, except Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Though the season is not formally observed in many Evangelical or nondenominational churches, it is still, the best season to reflect on Jesus’ journey to the Cross. I invite you to reflect with me in this series entitled “On the Way to THE CRUX. Reflections on Jesus’ Journey to the Cross.”