Almighty God, through your only Son you overcame death and opened for us the gate of everlasting life. Give us your continual help; put good desires into our minds and bring them to full effect; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
WE SHALL LIVE!!! (thank you)
This Sunday marks a special time in the church calendar… IT’s a time when we remember Christ’s VICTORY over death! (is there any other Major Religion whose “PROPHET” conquered death???)
I like asking questions… cool… huh???
I also like sharing some scripture with you… HERE IS A READING FROM ISAIAH…
Isaiah 25:6-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
6 On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples
a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines,
of rich food filled with marrow, of well-aged wines strained clear.
7 And he will destroy on this mountain
the shroud that is cast over all peoples,
the sheet that is spread over all nations;
8 he will swallow up death forever.
Then the Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces,
and the disgrace of his people he will take away from all the earth,
for the Lord has spoken.
9 It will be said on that day,
Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, so that he might save us.
This is the Lord for whom we have waited;
let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
“IT SHARES A READING FROM THE BOOK OF ACTS” – lol
Acts 10:34-43 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Gentiles Hear the Good News
Definition of Gentile
34 Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, 35 but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. 36 You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ—he is Lord of all. 37 That message spread throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John announced: 38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power; how he went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. 39 We are witnesses to all that he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem. They put him to death by hanging him on a tree; 40 but God raised him on the third day and allowed him to appear, 41 not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses, and who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. 42 He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one ordained by God as judge of the living and the dead. 43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
Talk 2ya Later in the Week!
mmm… i spent all day researching a great man… Dwight D. Eisenhower.
I NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU BEFORE I LEFT THE HOUSE…
“Will I have time???”