A Time of Action Springtime has arrived in the south. The sweet honey aroma of the pure white gardenia flower lifts our spirits and reminds us the time of Lenten quiet is over. Spring is a time of action. People all over the country and the western world are seeking truth and some have fallen
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Betrayal for 30 Pieces of Silver “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over. (Matthew 26:15-16) For most of the last 2000 thousand years, being called a Judas
For the short length of this book, Toups was able to capture some insightful ponderings with the use of words backed by scripture. It’s not one of those pieces about religion that causes one to fall asleep. I am a convert, so I especially enjoyed the format of this book. I highly recommend this to
At The Foot of The Cross As we enter the season of Lent, the world around us is embroiled in a great spiritual battle. Lines are drawn, salvation is at hand and souls are at risk. Lent, a time of penance and repentance, is spent at the foot of the cross. The centurion and the
“Who am I to judge?” The words of Pope Francis have been often repeated, used wisely and misused since he posed the question in July of 2013. Most often, those using the quotation leave out the preceding portion of the statement, “seeks God and has good will.” The two phrases of the statement are inseparable.
This verse has been impressed on my heart as of late. Repeated over and over in the quiet of the cell of my soul. At its inner recesses I can hear Him calling. Quietly calling. He calls all of humanity. Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion
New E-Book available on Amazon in February. Three deeply personal reflections for the Lenten season by James A. Toups https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FXXmpZzZRQM