Author Archives: Celestial Church of Christ

THE STORY OF “BAR (INSERT NAME HERE)”

Mark 10:46-52 tells the story of Jesus healing a blind beggar known as Bartimaeus. It is a well known account of Jesus’ healing ministry. The problem with “well known stories of the bible” is that we have a tendency to … Continue reading

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THE CONTINUOUS DEBT OF LOVE (Part 3 of 3)

This three week journey has taken us from an exploration of the cross, Christ’s sacrifice, and what it really represents; to the knowledge of what our debt to Him – our continuous debt- really is. We learned that this debt … Continue reading

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NOT MY STANDARD. GOD’S STANDARD

I cannot deal with my fellow man according to how they deal with me. I can only deal with them according to how God deals with me. How has/does God deal with me? In Love. God deals with me in … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Christians all over the world are observing Passion Week in some form or another. Passion Week is the week leading up to Easter/Resurrection Sunday. It begins on Palm Sunday. During Passion Week, the significance of different aspects of Jesus’ life, … Continue reading

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WHEN THOU ART CONVERTED (3 OF 3)

We are all familiar with the story of the temptation of Christ in the wilderness, as told in Matthew 4. We also know that the story concluded with Jesus not yielding to Satan’s temptation. Now let us contrast that with … Continue reading

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HARDEN NOT YOUR HEART

As humans, whenever we are going through a trying time, we are desperate for encouragement. When our hearts have been broken, or we have been hurt, the line of encouragement that usually strengthens us falls into the realm of “fortifying … Continue reading

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WHEN THOU ART CONVERTED. (Part 2)

We do not separate ourselves. God separates us. Similarly, we do not control the process of our conversion. Only God can do that. There are, however, questions that we need to ask ourselves. Do we need conversion? Do we desire … Continue reading

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