King of Hearts: “King of Hope”

King of Hearts “King of Hope”  John 20:1-8 We are experiencing lots of uncertainty these days, but nothing like the uncertainty Mary faced as she approached Jesus’ tomb that first Easter morning. But  she, John and Peter find out that facts dispel uncertainty when they come face to face with...

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King of Hearts: “King of Humility”

King of Hearts: “King of Humility” Palm Sunday Matt.21:2-5 “See, your king comes to you…” Matt. 21:5 Jesus had a message to deliver on his way to Jerusalem.  How what it meant  depended on where people stood along the road. Where do you stand? 

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King of Hearts: “King of Life”

King of Hearts: “King of Life” John 11: 38-44 “…Did I not tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?”  – John 11:40 God is never indifferent to our prayers, or cold to our needs. Jesus even weeps for our suffering. But weeps for something...

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13 Reasons: “Above the Law”

 “Above the Law” Romans 8:1-4 “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus…” Romans 8:1 The virus of sin has infected humankind since the moment of the fall. But God provided tools for the diagnosis, treatment and ultimate cure for “sin-sickness”, and it’s name is...

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13 Reasons: “Divine Relation”

  “Divine Relation” 1 Timothy 3:16 “Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great…” 1 Timothy 3:16 Family relations and even friend relations have  great influence on us. But when it comes to producing piety in us, nothing beats the “mystery of godliness” ignited by belief in our dWho...

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13 Reasons: “Get Wise”

13 Reasons “Get Wise” Proverbs 22:1-5; 17-19 Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise   – Proverbs 22:17 The Proverbs tell us that “a good name is more desirable than great riches”. But how do we acquire a good reputation? Hint: our reputation among people will be...

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13 Reasons: “Backbone”

13 Reasons “Backbone” John 2:12-17 “…Zeal for your house will consume me…” John 2:17 The story of St. Valentine tells of a love that was persistent and tough–a love that had backbone–and that pointed others to Christ. Jesus also demonstrated a love that stands up, speaks out and is unafraid...

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