Christian Meditation for Panic and Fear

Christian meditation serves as an extension of prayer and assists me in keeping my mind focussed on God. More relaxed concentration benefits all areas of my life. Many distractions hit me daily and cause me to lose focus on God and the best of life. This practice of Christian meditation enables me to concentrate more easily and deeply on my …

The Daniel Fast, Still Not Biblical Fasting

The Daniel Fast – Useful, But Not Same as Biblical Fasting The author of the ‘Daniel Fast’ created a term by linking a name and a word from the Bible. This term, Daniel Fast, misleads readers to think that a dietary choice Daniel made for a period qualified as a fast. The term Daniel Fast further misleads as it dilutes …

Fasting, Calling, and Managing the Naaman Complex

A fasting day devoted to seeking a closer connection with God and obtaining a greater understanding of my need for him provides a great time to reflect upon my calling. What is my calling? This can be a really hard question when I am immersed in a competitive, materialistic, and performance oriented culture where church is often contaminated by the same …

Worship or Sunday Sacrifice: Is Your Religion Classic Greek?

Worship or the Sunday Sacrifice In early Western history, morality and religion lacked the link many people accept and expect today. A classic Greek kept ethics separate from religion. Usually Greeks and Romans participated in worship so that the gods would leave them alone and stay out of their lives. On occasion, a Greek or Roman participated in worship or sacrifice …

There Cometh One after Me, Fri Even, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Woe Unto You, Fri Morn, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Sent Forth by the Holy Ghost, Thur Even, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

His Disciples Plucked the Ears of Corn, Thur Morn, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

He Killed James the Brother of John, Wed Even, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Scribes and Pharisees Murmured, Wed Morn, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

The Hand of the Lord was with Them, Tue Even, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Jesus Perceived their Thoughts, Tue Morn, Trinity 2

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …