James Ellis on Instagram: “Which Jesus Do You Follow? #Repost @exercisefaith with @repostapp. ・・・ I have to repost this as it is probably one of the biggest and most…”
Which Jesus Do You Follow? #Repost @exercisefaith with @repostapp. ・・・ I have to repost this as it is probably one of the biggest and most important truth's on my page. As disapointing as it is to say... the new post modern emergent church system has grown tremendously over the past couple years due to ignorance, people who don't seek out the scriptures, and those just looking to use Jesus to fulfill their own carnal wants & desires. The Word of Faith movement (name it claim it) & Prosperit...
Masscomm on Instagram: “Articles of the Mass Each item (or what the Church terms as ‘articles’) used during the Liturgy of the Eucharist has meaning and function,…”
Articles of the Mass Each item (or what the Church terms as ‘articles’) used during the Liturgy of the Eucharist has meaning and function, and ultimately carries and protects the bread and wine, which become the Body and Blood of Christ. Ever wondered what the names of these articles are? May we also take special care of the gift of ourselves as vessels containing the body of Christ, to be shared with others.
REVERENCE: GENUFLECTIONS & BOWS A genuflection, “[signifying] adoration, is… reserved for the Most Blessed Sacrament”. We genuflect when we enter the church and/or before we enter the pews to revere the Blessed Sacrament in the tabernacle. Similarly, a bow “signifies reverence and honor shown to the persons themselves or to the signs that represent them.” May our rites inspire our reverence, and may our rituals preserve our respect.
The story of #Emmaus walk forms a direct parallel to the four parts of the mass. INTRODUCTORY RITES: Like the disciples, Jesus enters into our presence. LITURGY OF THE WORD: Jesus taught and explained scripture to them and to us. LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST: Jesus took bread, blessed it, broke it and gave it to them. CONCLUDING RITE: The disciples went back bearing the good news of Christ – we are also sent to do likewise.
The Mass consist of 2 main parts which are so interconnected, they form a single act of worship. In addition, there are 2 more rites that open and conclude the celebration. 1) Introductory Rites 2) Liturgy of the Word 3) Liturgy of the Eucharist 4) Concluding Rites: