Entries by Hiwot M

Emmanuel: God with Us

Our Lord Jesus Christ was called Emmanuel in His birth; meaning GOD With us, a name that gives comfort and God’s love to us. To feel that Christ is God with us, God is among us, dwelling with us and within us. God in fact loves mankind very much. His “delight is with the sons of men.” (Proverbs 8: 31)

Alpha and Omega and Almighty God

God the creator of all, is the Alpha, Omega and Almighty. In scripted in the Holy bible, He says, “I am the first and I am the last, besides me there is no god.” God has many names and attributes. We primarily acknowledge His name in when He appeared to Abram and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless.” (Genesis 49:24, Genesis 17:1, Psalm 132:2-5) and “I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, Who is, Who was, and Who is to come, the Almighty.” (Isaiah 44:6, Revelation 1:8)

Secular and Spiritual Knowledge

The word knowledge means to understand and comprehend something and to be able to do something. It is the ability to solve a certain problem. In Greek terms the word Gnostic represents Knowledge.  Gnosticism it a thought that has a tendency of considering knowledge as the key to everything and in Gnosticism, even eternal life would be attained through knowledge. On the other hand, those who were considered uneducated were called ignorant, or unenlightened one.

Commemoration of Archbishop Abba Demetrius

The  Holy  father,  the  pure  virgin,  the  fighter  of  lusts,  the vanquisher of natural appetites, Abba Demetrius the twelfth Archbishop of the city of Alexandria died on October 22.  This holy man was a man of the people (i.e., of lowly origin) and he knew not letters, and he used to work in a vineyard. His parents gave him a wife in his youth, and he lived with her until he was appointed archbishop forty eight years…

Feast of Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus

The righteous father who is entitled as “The Star of the desert” and “The Head of Anchorites” Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus, was born on January 2, G.C. (829 E.C) from his father Simeon, and his mother ‘Aklesya who were righteous…

“This one’s religion is useless” (James 1:26)

The Gospel of Saint James in the Holy Bible beginning the first section reveals the danger of uncontrolled tongue. It utters how a man without restraint of his tongue, whole spiritual live would come to ruins. His worship, ministry, and strive would be all in vain.

“Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things” (Matthew 6:34)

Wariness is a huge obstruction in Christian faith and diligence in spiritual life. It creates doubtful thoughts in our mind hindering from good deeds and failure for sinful acts. As our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, “Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things” leaning more on our faith in God, we shall not worry about any circumstances in life that tomorrow might bring since our existence is by the will of God. (Matthew 6:34)