"THE GOSPEL OF MARK" Jesus Blesses Little Children (10:13-16)INTRODUCTION1. Jesus had just finished His teachings on the sanctity of marriage... a. As an institution ordained of God b. As a bond that should not be broken2. When parents brought their little children... a. To be touched by Him - Mk 10:13 b. To lay His hands on them and pray - cf. Mt 19:13[It begins with frustration and indignation, but ends with valuableteaching regarding discipleship and a touching scene of the Lord holdingand...Read Full Story
The Babylonians’ religious beliefs were rooted in a tradition which dated back over 2,500 years to the origins of Sumerian civilization. Every Sumerian city was ruled by a monarch – the representative of his city’s god who, surrounded by his court, was also masters of a specific art of the world. The god assured the prosperity of the city by keeping in balance the cosmic forces upon which the fertility of the earth and its occupants depended. Quite how this balance was maintained in the...Read Full Story
I have written following posts on my favourite discussion forum; the topic is “The Vedas and the Qur’an – Uncreated” < http://www.religiousforums.com/forum/comparative-religion/148225-vedas-quran-uncreated.html>; one could view the same and comment there or in this blog “ Paarsurrey”, my pleasure.
#2 We Muslims don’t believe that everything written in the Vedas is in the pristine original form; though Truth could be found in the Vedas and other Word revealed before Quran. We...Read Full Story
The casual reader of Scripture will discern a mere two verses in the entire Bible which seem, at first glance, to be capable of a Trinitarian interpretation: Matthew 28:19 and 2 Corinthians 13:13. Both these verses have become deeply rooted in the Christian consciousness, the former on account of its baptismal associations, and the latter through the common use of the formula in Christian prayer and devotion. Yet, these two verses, taken together or in isolation, can hardly be thought of as...Read Full Story
The practice of city pastors commandeering all the tithes and offerings to themselves while pauperizing their village counterparts is one of the reasons every pastor is running to the city to establish a church.
Tithes & offerings are biblical injunctions which a religious faithful or lover of God uses to show appreciation to the creator for gifts of life, health, abundance, protection etc...
It is also God’s way of taking care of the levites, pastors and priests He called into the ministry...Read Full Story
Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on Jesus of Nazareth and his life, death, resurrection, and teachings as presented in the New Testament. Christians believe Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament. With an estimated 2.1 billion adherents in 2001, Christianity is the world's largest religion. It is...more
Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on Jesus of Nazareth and his life, death, resurrection, and teachings as presented in the New Testament. Christians believe Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament. With an estimated 2.1 billion adherents in 2001, Christianity is the world's largest religion. It is the predominant religion in the Americas, Europe, Philippine Islands, Oceania, and large parts of Africa. It is also growing rapidly in Asia, particularly in China and South Korea, and in Northern Africa. Find Christianity news, videos, and pictures here.