Blog - The Teachings of Jesus

The Road Not Taken

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 03, 2023 • 34 Comments

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy... Read More

Growing Spiritually

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 22, 2023 • 27 Comments

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now I’m found. Was blind, but now I see. ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved; How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed. – John Newman (1725-1807), from... Read More

Beliefs-Free Spirituality

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 15, 2023 • 36 Comments

There was a time in my life I thought I had to do it all myself And I didn’t know the grace of God was sufficient And I didn’t know the love of God was at hand But now I can say If you are discouraged Struggling just to make it through another day You... Read More

The Miracle of Jesus

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 08, 2023 • 23 Comments

Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia! Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where thy victory, O grave?... Read More

Palm Sunday

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 01, 2023 • 48 Comments

I am weak but Thou art strong. Jesus, keep me from all wrong. I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee. Just a closer walk with Thee. Grant it, Jesus, is my plea! Daily walking close to Thee. Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. – Traditional, from... Read More

Everyday Love

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 25, 2023 • 16 Comments

If I loved you, Time and again I would try to say All I’d want you to know. If I loved you, Words wouldn’t come in an easy way. Round in circles I’d go! Longin’ to tell you, But afraid and shy, I’d let my golden chances pass me by! Soon you’d leave me, Off... Read More

What is Love?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 18, 2023 • 86 Comments

“If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to move mountains, but do not have love,... Read More

God’s Peace

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 11, 2023 • 34 Comments

Let there be peace on Earth And let it begin with me. Let There Be Peace on Earth, The Peace that was meant to be. With God as our Father, Brothers all are we. Let me walk with my Brother In perfect harmony. – Jill Jackson-Miller (1913-1995) & Sy Miller (1908-1971) from “Let There Be... Read More

Jesus’s Website

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 04, 2023 • 44 Comments

When morning gilds the skies My heart awaking cries: Let Jesus Christ be praised! Alike at work and prayer, To Jesus I repair: Let Jesus Christ be praised! Does sadness fill my mind? A solace here I find, Let Jesus Christ be praised! Or fades my earthly bliss? My comfort still is this, Let Jesus... Read More

Future Church (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 25, 2023 • 82 Comments

Who can I turn to When nobody needs me? My heart wants to know. And so I must go Where destiny leads me. With no star to guide me. And no one beside me. I’ll go on my way and, after the day, The darkness will hide me. And maybe tomorrow I’ll find what I’m... Read More