Archive for January, 2013

Wednesday of Epiphany 1 – Ephesians 2:11-22

ShareEphesians 2:11-22 Open almost any page of almost any newspaper and you can’t help but be struck by the fact that the world is in chaos. We sent 1000s of our troops to Iraq because Saddam Hussein threatened the peace of the region and of the entire world.  We have 1000s more troops in many […]

January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of First Sunday after Epiphany – Ephesians 2:1-10

ShareTuesday of First Sunday after Epiphany – Ephesians 2:1-10 What would you give to a doctor who told you, when someone you love is at the point of death, that he could cure him?  That he would give him back his life – and not just for a few months hooked up to a roomful […]

January 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Monday of First Sunday after Epiphany – Ephesians 1

ShareEphesians 1 Have you ever been excited to be a part of something bigger than yourself?  To be in on a very important goal whose greatness brings you glory? In the book of Ephesians, we find that God has let us in on the Greatest Goal of All – to bring blessing to mankind, who […]

January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

January 5 – 1 John 5

ShareJanuary 5 – 1 John 5 St. John wants you to know something.  He wants those who believe in the name of the Son of God to know and remember that you have eternal life, and he wants you to continue to believe in the name of the Son of God (verse 13.)  This is […]

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January 4 – 1 John 4

ShareJanuary 4 – 1 John 4             I think I need about a week to meditate on 1 John 4, but since I have only a day I want to focus on God.  In particular, I want to try to understand two things about God:  first, that God is love, and second that no one […]

January 3, 2013 | 3 Comments More

January 3 – 1 John 3:13-24

ShareJanuary 3 – 1 John 3:13-24 St. John has a one-track mind.  Now normally we say this as a negative thing, meaning that a person is so fixed on one aspect of life that he doesn’t experience some of the other aspects that he should.  But if your one-track mind is fixed on God and […]

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January 2 – 1 John 3:1-12

ShareJanuary 2 – 1 John 3:1-12 “You are a child of God.”  That’s what God tells you in 1 John 3:1. What a wonderful way for God to greet us in the New Year! Here is the source of St. John’s teaching about how we ought to love one another: it is that God first […]

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