St. Valentine’s Day: Holy Days and Cultural Celebrations
Several Christian holidays have been divorced from their original meaning and are now secular cultural holidays. As Christians, we should continue how we can reclaim St. Valentine’s Day as a day to celebrate God’s love as well as romantic love.
Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Unity of the Christian Life
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” The Beatitudes describe a complete Christian life. We cannot be peacemakers without the other blessed qualities. However, as we develop the other qualities, we will naturally become peacemakers.
Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Understanding the Word
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” What does Jesus mean when He says “peace”?
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart: A Lifelong Process
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” The Bible tells us that “when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is,” and this motivates us to purify ourselves even as He is pure. It is a lifelong process.
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart (Matthew 5:8)
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8).