What is Sin?
Contrary to popular understanding, sin does not consist of a catalogue of “bad behavior,” rather it is a state of being; it is a condition of alienation from God, the ground of our being. Sin involves alienation from other people as well as the world in which we live. Here’s the story …
An Alphabet of Inspirational Bible Verses
Searching for a quotation from the Bible for help or inspiration? Try our alphabet of Biblical affirmations.
My selections include all time favorite and familiar prayers like the Lord’s Prayer, the Serenity Prayer, and the Prayer of St. Francis, along with the contemporary, and very popular prayer of Jabez and the Jelly Bean Prayer. Here you will find prayers for healing, prayers for use at mealtime and bedtime. While I have no scientific measure of how inspirational a prayer might be, nor is popularity to be equated with quality, there is something about the following prayers that make them surely among the world’s most favorite. Inspirational Prayers
What are the largest religions of the world? What are their membership statistics, relative size, locations, rankings? Find out now simply by looking at our tables, charts and maps. The Top Religions of the World
Check out our collection of Prayers for the One you Love on Valentine’s Day. Prayers for My Valentine
Looking Ahead: Valentine’s Day
“All the world needs now is love, sweet love,” wrote the songwriter. But what kind of love is required for the living of these days. Some thoughts about Valentine’s Day.
It shouldn’t be a mystery, since it is the same date every year, but still, you might need a reminder, that the date of Valentine’s Day is, has been, and probably always will be February 14. In 2015 that happens to be a Saturday. The day of the week may change, but the date remains the same.
And here are some thoughts, poems and prayers that you might share with the one you love as the day draws near. Read more ….
For a variety of purposes you might be interested in knowing the date of Easter, not only for the current year, but for any year, past or future. Our Easter date calculator will do it for you. Read more ….
The date of Easter in 2015 is April 5th for most Protestants and Catholics. This year for Eastern Orthodox Christians it is April 12.
For an explanation of how the date of Easter is calculated and the date of Easter in future years, continue reading.
For a calculator that will help you find the date of Easter for any year, click here.