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Month: August 2015

Why is Nicene Creed Important? Part 2

Earlier we discussed the importance of the Virgin birth! Only three names are mentioned in the Nicene Creed. They are Pilot, Mary and Jesus. Why? Mary and Jesus represent one Kingdom and Pilot represents another Kingdom. Two very different Kingdoms! Remember Pilot was not breaking any laws! He was the enforcer of Roman Rule using intimidation, force, fear, violence and

Separation of Church and State?

The highest Glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected, in one indissoluble bond, the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity! President John Adams. President Adams was also vice president, signer of the Declaration of Independence, signer of the Bill of Rights and signer of the First Amendment of the United States. Comment; No one knows

Two Kingdoms!

This world and the world to come are two enemies! We cannot therefore be friends to both; but one must decide which we will forsake and which we will enjoy! Pope Clement I (1-99 A.D.) Pope Clement I was successor to the Apostle Peter and was martyred by Emperor Trajan in Rome.

The Bible and American Schools!

“We do well to wish to learn…above all, the religion of Jesus Christ in our schools!” President George Washington

Rejection of the Sacred!

We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has its highest good as one’s own ego and one’s own desire! Pope Benedict XVI

History Speaks!

The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time! Pope Benedict XVI

The Gifts of God!

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one must not misuse it! Pope John Paul II

The Church and the State!

Since politics fundamentally should be a moral enterprise, the Church in this sense has something to say about politics! Pope Benedict XVI Comment: The Church in America used to be called the Bully Pulpit! That is before then Senator Lyndon Johnson of Texas shut up the Pastor’s across America with the 501c tax exemption. Back in the 1950’s the church

What is Your Answer?

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” Martin Luther King Jr.

Who Wrote The Nicene Creed? 325 A.D.

Heretics such as Arius of Alexander Egypt disturbed the peace of the Roman Empire. Emperor Constantine called a meeting of all the Bishops across his empire in an accessible town of Nicaea which is in present day Iznik Turkey. It was organized like the Roman Senate with the Emperor participating as a non-voting observer. The council met in Senatus Palace