The Power of Bearing the Christian Name

The Power of the “Christian” Name–By Dean Marini My favorite steakhouse features a menu item called “Road Kill”. Gasp!  For those unaware, “road kill” is a phrase most often used to describe dead animals on the road.  Now just to be clear, I do not advocate driving down a country road to get the next … More The Power of Bearing the Christian Name

Daily Devotion: The Future is Yours and It’s Coming Quick–John 10:10

Daily Devotion: The future is what exists. What will yours look like? Perhaps your past tells a story of frustration, mistakes or missed opportunity. You feel today as though your life has spiraled into an un-inspiring, dull experience filled with regret. Nothing feels worthwhile. But here is a simple truth: The future belongs to you. … More Daily Devotion: The Future is Yours and It’s Coming Quick–John 10:10

O Be Careful, Wandering Feet, Be Careful

Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so… Those simple lyrics contain some powerful theology. As we grow older the songs we sang in our youth appear childish. Yet so many of those kids songs teach us powerful biblical lessons we need throughout our lives.  One song we should all take … More O Be Careful, Wandering Feet, Be Careful

Out of All Ten Commandments, Which One is Greatest?

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT — Matthew 22:34-40 Verse: “When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them [a scholar of the law] tested Him by asking, ‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He answered him: ‘You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with … More Out of All Ten Commandments, Which One is Greatest?

Actions Speaks Louder than Words: The Parable of the Two Sons

The Parable of the Two Sons — Matthew 21:28-32 “[Jesus said to the religious leaders standing nearby], ‘What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first son and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’‘I will not,’ [the first son] answered, but…he later changed his … More Actions Speaks Louder than Words: The Parable of the Two Sons

“What worked for Me”– Psalm 91: The Proven Vaccine for Fear

Psalm 91 is one of the most powerful chapters in the Bible—one that is seldom overlooked.  This particular psalm contains some of the richest words of wisdom and hope. It has transformed millions of lives around the world, and has the unlimited power to bless the lives of all who believe.  We can turn to … More “What worked for Me”– Psalm 91: The Proven Vaccine for Fear

Psalm of the Day: Get Ready to Rejoice! –Psalm 30:5

“For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning” –Psalm 30:5. Rejoicing comes in the morning! Thank you, Jesus! No matter what you are going through today, trust in God’s Word. Trust that He will deliver you and that His favor … More Psalm of the Day: Get Ready to Rejoice! –Psalm 30:5

Happy Feast of the Divine Mercy! The Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayer

The Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayer:How to Recite the Chaplet (on ordinary rosary beads) — Saint Faustina’s Diary, p. 476 1) The Our Father Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed by Thy Name; Thy Kingdom. come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and … More Happy Feast of the Divine Mercy! The Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayer

Happy Feast of the Divine Mercy–A Strong Prayer for the Intercession of Saint Faustina

Intercessory Prayer to Saint Sister Faustina: “Saint Faustina, you told us that your mission would continue after your death and that you would not forget us. Our Lord also granted you a great privilege, telling you to “distribute graces as you will, to whom you will, and when you will. Relying on this, I ask … More Happy Feast of the Divine Mercy–A Strong Prayer for the Intercession of Saint Faustina

Bible Study: Why Forgiveness Matters–The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Bible Study Verse: Matthew 18:21-35 — Forgiveness 21 Then Peter approaching asked Him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. 23 That is why the Kingdom of Heaven may be likened to a king who decided … More Bible Study: Why Forgiveness Matters–The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant