Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ The Crucifixion Of Jesus

CRUCIFIXION WAS A BRUTAL, gruesome, and highly public form of capital punishment employed by various ancient societies as a deterrent.  Sometimes rulers ordered that members of rebel groups be crucified  dozens at a time, with crosses lining the roads.  When the Romans took control of the Mediterranean world, they perfected the science of crucifixion. The… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ The Crucifixion Of Jesus

Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ The Trails of Jesus

AFTER JESUS WAS ARRESTED in the Garden of Gethsemane,  he was taken before the Sanhedrin, the supreme religious counsel that consisted of key elders in the Jewish community in Jerusalem.  The Sanhedrin, which comprised both Sadducees and Pharisees, called several witnesses to give testimony against Jesus during this first phase of his trials, but Jesus… Continue reading Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ The Trails of Jesus

Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ Judas Iscariot

ONE OF THE 12 Apostles of Jesus, Judas Iscariot served as treasurer of the group.  He betrayed Jesus by leading soldiers to the place where Jesus prayed.  Stricken with guilt over the betrayal,  he committed suicide.  We have no record of Judas’s background, except that he was the son of a man named Simon and… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ Judas Iscariot

Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~Triumphant and Victorious

ON PALM SUNDAY Christians annually commemorate Jesus’ last entry into Jerusalem.  As described in Mark 11, after Jesus had sent his disciples to bring him a colt,  they put blankets on the animal, and Jesus sat upon it.  While Jesus entered Jerusalem on the colt, people put their cloaks and leafy branches on the path… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~Triumphant and Victorious

Thursday Dose of Knowledge – John The Baptist

JOHN WAS THE PROPHET who prepared the way for Jesus’ ministry.  Like his younger cousin Jesus, John had a miraculous birth foretold by an angel of the Lord.  Born to aged parents of a priestly family, John was destined to be “great in the sight of the Lord” (Luke 1:15), the angel said, echoing similar… Continue reading Thursday Dose of Knowledge – John The Baptist

Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge- Joseph, the Carpenter

HUSBAND OF MARY and stepfather of Jesus, Joseph played a crucial role in Jesus’ earthly birth.  Betrothed to Mary, he was shocked to learn she was pregnant.  Since he knew he was not the father, he planned to break their betrothal, but he planned to do it privately so there would not be too much… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge- Joseph, the Carpenter

Times When You Are Spiritually Disconnected

Deuteronomy 8:11-14 (ERV) Don’t Forget What the Lord Did 11 “Be careful. Don’t forget the Lord your God! Be careful to obey the commands, laws, and rules that I give you today. 12 Then you will have plenty to eat, and you will build good houses and live in them. 13 Your cattle, sheep, and goats will grow large.… Continue reading Times When You Are Spiritually Disconnected

Moving On

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.  Tommorow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.” RALPH WALDO… Continue reading Moving On

A New Day, Another Chance

Have you ever wondered why nothing around you is changing?  It’s simply because you are not changing it.  We are creatures of habit and nothing will ever change for us. FALSE!  Direct your own change by changing your own habits; changing your own thinking and your own doing.  I’ve been telling myself for years, I… Continue reading A New Day, Another Chance

True story! Where are you with Jesus right now?

                                                                                 My pastor asked us once, on a scale between 1 to -10 or +10, where… Continue reading True story! Where are you with Jesus right now?

GODS’ PLANNER FOR TODAY

  Happy Day to You! I hope you are enjoying this today! I just want to remind you that today is GODs’ day and not to forget to seek his planner for the day. All day, all week, all month and all year, we will be challenged, stressed, overwhelmed and exhausted. Our family, our work,… Continue reading GODS’ PLANNER FOR TODAY