Archive for May, 2015

Friday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 13:9-16

ShareHebrews 13:9-16 Ask the average American kid what his favorite food is, and he’s likely to say, “pizza.”  Ask Fr. Charles what his favorite food is, and he’s likely to say the same.  Actually, I do have other favorite foods.  I love sautéed mushrooms, which, providentially, I discovered while consuming a pizza topped with mushrooms.  […]

May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 13:1-8

ShareHebrews 13:1-8 How are we to live, in light of Who Jesus Christ Is, and in light of His fiery glory?  How may we serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear (12:28)?  I’m glad you asked!  The writer of Hebrews has provided a mini-handbook of ways in which we should live, knowing that we […]

May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Wednesday of the 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 12:18-29

ShareHebrews 12:18-29 The passage from Hebrews today is one of my all-time favorite passages of Scripture.  Of course, I have a lot of all-time favorite passages!  Verses 22-24 may be my favorite description of the world we Christians live in – my favorite description of the Church – though it may not seem so at […]

May 5, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Tuesday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 12:1-17

Share Hebrews Chapter 12 is the crescendo of the majestic and glorious symphony of themes that the writer of Hebrews has been conducting.  I wish the lectionary divided it up into smaller movements because there is so much to meditate on. Chapter 11 is the astounding Hall of Faith, an amphitheater filled with our heroes, […]

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Monday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 11:32-40

ShareHebrews 11:32-40 Behold! how great a cloud of witnesses surrounds us! Behold what God accomplished through the faith and faithfulness of these saints and heroes and martyrs! On the one hand, through the faith of these saints, God worked mighty miracles so that kingdoms were subdued, righteousness was worked, the mouths of lions were stopped, […]

May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 3rd Sunday in Easter – Hebrews 11:17-31

ShareHebrews 11:17-31 There is a “secret” to faith.  There is something that can help us guard this mystery of faith and continue to have faith in the midst of God’s sometimes difficult call on our lives. Would you like to know what it is? It’s to consider the reward of faith. “He who comes to […]

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