Collect and Deliver were angels who were also sisters. They had been created by God to gather the souls of the recently deceased and bring those souls either directly to heaven or to the training station. Most souls needed to go to the training station to learn all the protocols of heaven and have time to adjust to the fact that their life on earth was over.
The Army has taught chaplain Ken Bolin a lot about religion — and not just his own.
The Gospels are filled with stories of hope. We are in the season of hope. Some people call this the season of Pentecost.
There’s a party Saturday — and everyone’s invited.
If we are truly observant, we can see Jesus Christ acting in people’s lives locally and around the world! When we are attentive to the spiritual life, we will be awed at the sheer immensity of the Christian faith!
In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! — Philippians 2:5-11 (NIV)
Prayers to encourage and comfort the soul will increase my spirituality, giving me abundant life and peace. During the day, I am often confronted with many issues, some relevant to family and friends, job and coworkers or even a stranger. Therefore, I must prepare myself with the Word of God. The Word of God will lead me and guide me throughout the day.
This faith walk is modeled after a prayer activity called the Stations of the Cross.
“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” — John, 3:16
“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord. ‘Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’” — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)