The verses for today’s message are about those despised Samaritans. Looked down on by all full-blooded Jews, excluded from worship, if you saw one coming you would cross the street so you would pass them with the farthest distance possible. Why were they so hated?
Easter in July! Yep, right here on Saturday the 25th!!
Starting the week with a motorcycle ride as we enter another week of activities at Fox Street!
Sometimes the truth in statements get lost in translation. For instance, our Protestant Bible is a translation of a translation, ancient and Coptic Hebrew in the Old Testament and Greek in the New Testament. The Catholic Bible is a translation of a translation of a translation, meaning the ancient and Coptic Hebrew to Latin, then Latin to English. The Greek to Latin, then Latin to English in the New Testament.
Gearing up for another busy week.
Last week’s message focused on the oppressive culture that was present during the life of Jesus. Under the brutal leaderships of Octavian, better known as Caesar Augustus, and Caesar Tiberius, those under their rule were taxed heavily and put under heavy requirements by the Herod’s and the governors of each province. Not only that, the Jews had Temple requirements, which put an even heavier burden upon them. Now look at Jesus’ statement in Luke 20:20-26:
Gearing up for lots of exciting activities!
What were Jesus’ listeners experiencing prior to the Sermon on the Mount?
Lot’s of exciting stuff going on as we enter the summer months.
A High Protein DietI Corinthians 3:1-23 New Revised Standard Version Hebrews 5:12New Revised Standard Version“For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of the oracles of God.You need milk, not solid food” Ephesians 4:1-16 New Revised Standard Version “I therefore, the prisoner … [Read more…]