Archive for February, 2016

Saturday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 5:13-26

ShareGalatians 5:13-26 In 1938 Orson Welles delivered what may have been the most electrifying radio address ever given.  He and his Mercury Theater group staged a radio version of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” that scared people out of their wits.  During this program, he portrayed how the earth had just been invaded by […]

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 5:1-12

ShareGalatians 5:1-12 What is the relationship between law and grace?  How can we be not under the Law and yet still be subject to God so that we obey His commandments (even if this were only the explicit ones in the New Testament)?  There is a complex history of Christian thought on the matter, but […]

February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Thursday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 4:21-31

ShareGalatians 4:21-31 Life is filled with contrasts, especially the contrasts between the choices we have before us and the consequences of what we actually choose.  I was once the foreman of a sad civil case that was, in some ways, a tale of two mothers.  As the case developed, it became clear that the stepmother […]

February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 4:12-20

ShareGalatians 4:12-20             How do we as pastors come to our flocks, and how do we as sheep receive the pasture that God gives us?  These are the 2 related questions that St. Paul raises for us today. First, for those of you who are pastors of some kind, among whom I include ordained clergy, […]

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 4:1-11

ShareGalatians 4:1-11 What is the gospel, the Good News of Jesus Christ?  If you had to present it to someone who did not already know, could you do it?  What would you say?  How would you express it? John 3:16 is one such place.  I’ve often wondered at what precise moment in history John 3:16 […]

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More