Gospels according to Cheney

...biblical scholar Bart Ehrman demonstrates in his book "Misquoting Jesus," that passage and others were indeed inserted into the Gospels - by copyists whose transcriptions were once the primary means by which Bibles and other books were disseminated. We're...
Easter: A glorious mystery post with a bit of trepidation. In providing Bible study for the prisoners, we focused on the passion narratives of the gospels since we were in the midst of the Lenten season and heading into Easter. My trepidation turned to amazement as I saw the looks...
The needs of Christmas

...tomb. From personal experience, the Jesus we meet in the Gospels was familiar with the struggles and hardships of the poor...need the criteria for salvation itself. In St. Matthew's gospel, speaking of the Last Judgment at the end of time, Jesus...
A Bishop's Perspective: Serving others builds a strong community

...good. Authentic power is found not in being served but in serving others with one's gifts, talents and hard work. In the gospel, Jesus describes himself as one who came, "not to be served, but to serve." (Mk 10:45) Speaking to his followers...
My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...population areas. "Violence begets violence," Martin Luther King Jr. frequently said in reference to a concept from the Gospel of Matthew. King was a devout believer in Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent teachings. Violence as a means to achieve justice...
The 'Why?' questions of life

In the New Testament of the Bible, John's Gospel, chapter 9, verses 1-3, the disciples of Jesus asked him a question about a man they met who was born blind. They asked Jesus...
Welcoming another travel season and its visitors

...and Sarah prepared a festive meal to share with them. In the gospels, Jesus and his disciples constantly on the move, traveling...Hospitality is regarded as such an indispensable virtue that in the gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus teaches his disciples that when they...
Scholar: Jesus cites wife in ancient script

...fragment is part of a newly discovered gospel they named "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" for reference purposes...connections to other newly discovered gospels written at that time, especially the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary and the...
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Jesus had a healing ministry

Reading the gospels, it is evident that Jesus was involved in a healing ministry, because he healed several people during His public service and...
Photos: Observing Holy Week

...Catholic Bishop of Juneau, right, reads the gospel held by alter server Nico Glocke during Mass...Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, reads the Gospels on Thursday during the Service of the 12 Gospels at the church. Sound off on the important...


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