Tag: James A. Toups
The storm approaches. The whistling winds of societal decay whirl past our ears, deafening us to their blows. The torrential rain of sin blinds mankind to the Source of all mercy – the loving Father Who sent His only Son to redeem humanity. The Spirit of the Lord desires with intensity to live among us as
The love of God the Father is a covenantal love that always has been and always will be. It is a promise first made to Adam, then again to countless generations including Noah, Abraham, David, Elijah, and more – a love definitively demonstrated through the giving of the life of His Son for our sins.
The freedom to express one’s beliefs goes beyond the rights granted to us under the Constitution of the United States (US) of America. As stated in the Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that
Humanity has a tendency to focus on differences. Tall, short, skinny, stout, or different in skin color, we are all equal in human dignity. God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit see each one of us through Their lens of love. God created us for love – agape. His desire for each of
The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ is perhaps one of the most moving meditations upon which a person can embark. Some people find themselves profoundly moved by the humility of Our Lord during His Passion, Crucifixion and death. Other people are horrified by the brutality that is possible to be perpetrated upon one Man by others. At times,
The most important thing a Christian can do in these present times is to become a saint, because the world needs more saints. Saints change the world around them in small and unseen ways, but all for the greater good. The plan of our Heavenly Father is for each of us is to become saints and