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The Amazing Jesus - The Good News 3.22.15

The Amazing Jesus – The Good News 3.22.15

John 12:32 “And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.” 255 more words

Gospel Reflection

Dying to Indifference

Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.  605 more words


Listen, Obey, and Use Your Head

“March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days. Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams’ horns in front of the ark.” …The armed guard marched ahead of the priests who blew the trumpets, and the rear guard followed the ark. 204 more words


Gospel Reflection for Sunday, March 1, 2015

Readings for Sunday, March 1, 2015

The second reading today forms a perfect bridge between the first reading and the gospel.  Parallels are drawn between Isaac not withholding his only son, and God not withholding his only son.  461 more words


Will the Real Jesus Please Stand up?

In a recent post (“I believe in One God”), I reflected on the “tightrope walk of faith” and the depth and nature of our faith in God—what we really mean when we say profess the first article of faith in the Creed: “I believe in One God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.” In the conclusion of that post, I included these ominous words from of Jesus: “On that day, many will say to me ‘Lord, Lord…and then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you, depart from me, you evildoers.” (Matthew 7:22-23) It’s clear from Jesus’ own words that this “tightrope walk of faith” is serious business. 1,859 more words


Being With The Wild Beasts - The Good News 2.22.15

Being With The Wild Beasts – The Good News 2.22.15

Mark 1: 12 “….and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.” 337 more words

Gospel Reflection

Wholehearted in a World Divided

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and steadfast spirit within me.

-Psalm 51:10


Who or what merits the attention of your whole heart these days? 537 more words