The Power of Jesus Christ

Man’s Feeble Power Since the fall of Man in Eden, men have pursued power to fulfill selfish desires.  “Power” comes from the Latin, potis, meaning, “to be able” and “strength, vigor and control”.  Men seek power to in an attempt to control other men (political, economic), natural resources (land, resources) and even life itself (longevity, health). […]

Softening the Hard-Hearted:Jesus out-Moses’ Moses

Today’s Gospel from the Mass (Mark 6:45-52) is remarkable, for it gives insight as to how the persistence of Jesus as He softens the hard-hearted.  Mark writes: [45] Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Beth-sa’ida, while he dismissed the crowd.  [46] And after he […]

Walking on Water?

The disciples get caught in a storm on the Sea of Galilee (Matt 14:22-33; Mark 6:45-52; John 6:15-21) They see Jesus walking on the water. Here is a picture to consider.  Jesus really did this.  Astounding.

How to frighten a seasoned fisherman?

The disciples get caught in a storm on the Sea of Galilee (Matt 14:22-33; Mark 6:45-52; John 6:15-21) Why are the disciples, who are seasoned fisherman, afraid? Well, this might do it: