Church Set Free

  There was a warehouse.  It was the warehouse of all warehouses.  From the front it looked just like any other warehouse.  But once inside the door – only then was it the warehouse of all warehouses.  This warehouse stretched further than the eye could see.  No lighting could do the cavernous interior true justice.  [...]

Conversion of Saint Paul 25 Jan.28 Jan 2018

Old Calendar: Conversion of St. Paul St. Paul, named Saul at his circumcision, a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, was born at Tarsus, the capitol of Cilicia. He was a Roman citizen. He was brought up as a strict Jew, and later became a violent persecutor of the Christians. While on his way to [...]

More than just a theory 26 July 2017

  The apostles James and John, the sons of Zebedee, wanted to be like Jesus and sought to drink from his chalice of suffering. But when Jesus knelt to wash the feet of Simon Peter, it was too much for the fisherman to accept: “Peter said to him, ‘You will never wash my feet.’ Jesus answered him, ‘Unless [...]

Is this Love? Q2 – what price my soul

(with love and thanks to Don Merritt, The Life Project) "Br Andrew  Efo recommends - Read this for very God and bad grammer (mine) made flesh- For Reality's sake" I see you on the cross. I brush your sweat beads as they land. They stink. I hear you groaning. I feel your lungs collapse ever tighter. [...]

“I Am He” | The Life Project

“I Am He” Posted by Don Merritt on December 26, 2016 Posted in: Bible John 18:1-11 This text is not actually one of the seven “I Am” statements of John’s Gospel, but it does make an interesting study nonetheless. It takes place in the Garden of Gethsemane after the Last Supper at the time when [...]

Silent Night | BeautyBeyondBones

Silent Night POSTED ON DECEMBER 29, 2016 BY BEAUTYBEYONDBONES Whenever I go home to Ohio, probably one of the biggest adjustments to have to get used to, is…the quiet. Falling asleep, there is nothing. Maybe a distant train. Maybe the ticking of a clock. But it is silent. Especially in the winter. When there’s a [...]

Mary’s Song |Zechariah’s Song- The Life Project

Mary’s Song Posted by Don Merritt on December 21, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord      and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for he has been mindful     of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,     for the Mighty One [...]

Another View of the Christmas Story | The Life Project

Another View of the Christmas Story Posted by Don Merritt on December 17, 2016 Posted in: Bible. We’ve looked at the Christmas Story from an unconventional angle by seeing through the lens of Father Abraham, and now we come in this final week leading up to Christmas, to the more traditional story from the Gospel of [...]

Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test | The Life Project

Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test | The Life Project Quote | Posted on December 17, 2016 by brcelano Father Abraham: The Ultimate Test Followed from The Father Abraham Story by Don Merritt Posted by Don Merritt on December 15, 2016 Posted in: Christian Life. Genesis 22:1-19 Everyone knows this story, and I’m sure you don’t need me [...]