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Hang in There! There is Joy in our Suffering

Hang in There! There is Joy in our Suffering “Consider it pure joy, my friends, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4 Some days, when life is…

The Most Holy Theotokos Intercede for Us!

8-Day Lent comes to a conclusion: Most Holy Theotokos remember us in our times of trials and tribulations of this challenging world.    Please Intercede for those: Poor, Hungry, and the Homeless Suffering from various illness – Cancer, arthritis, heart, etc.. Lost their jobs and facing financial challenges. Separated from someone they love.  Families of the…

Root Cause of Your Spiritual Death?

Is Anger the Root Cause of Your Spiritual Death? St. Matthew 5: 21-26  The Feast Day of our Patron Saint – St. Thomas I hope and pray that the Feast Day (July 3) of St. Thomas will be a time to contemplate the life of St. Thomas the Apostle as someone who offers us inspiration…

Pentecost Sunday – A Biblical Look

Simplistic Understanding of Pentecost Sunday Pentecost Sunday – Many people, including Christians, may not know why the day is special or what is celebrated. Unlike Easter and Christmas, when colorful eggs, Easter bunnies, Christmas trees and Santa Claus are harbingers of the upcoming Christian holidays, there are no such social markers by secular society ahead…

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Prayer Happy Mother’s Day Wishes and Prayers for all of you Mothers reading this!  A Mother’s Day Prayer for all mothers (especially for my Ajitha and our mothers)!- God of love, passionate and strong, tender and careful, we thank you for our mothers.  We thank you that they gave us lives and nurtured us…

What Should I Give Up This Year for Lent?

What Should I Give Up This Year for Lent? Holy Father Pope Francis asks us to reconsider the heart of this activity this Lenten season. He says, fasting must never become superficial. He quotes St. John Chrysostom: “No act of virtue can be great if it is not followed by advantage for others. So, no…

Three Proofs that Jesus Really Existed?

By Adrian Rogers Jesus walked upon this earth. He was born and He died. How do we know this? We know it for three reasons. The Personal Witness Of The Saints Acts 10:39-41 says, “And we are witnesses of all things which He did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom…

Repentance before Salvation?

By Charles Stanley When Peter preached the truth about Jesus Christ in Acts chapter two, he left thousands of listeners wondering what they should do next. The apostle’s response in verse 38 is simple. He says, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins.”…

How Can I Have Eternal Life?

By Charles Stanley Each of us faces the same dilemma. We have a sin debt that we owe to God but no way to pay for it. None of our solutions – living a moral life, being religious, or doing more good deeds – can take care of our problem. God Himself has provided the…

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