Tag: God’s grace

Friday of Trinity 10 – Romans 7:14-25

ShareRomans 7:14-25 I used to want to be a psychologist, or at least a cognitive scientist.  I’m interested in the bizarre diversity present within human beings, especially the more bizarre aspects of who we are.  There was a time when I wanted to study dreams and how vivid various people’s were, and when I was […]

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Wednesday of Trinity 23 – Colossians 2:6-19

ShareColossians 2:6-19 “God is absolutely sovereign, and man is accountable before Him.” This is such a major theme of the Bible that it appears in just about every nook and cranny of God’s revelation.  It’s an important truth to keep in mind as we look at baptism this morning. Baptism is, first of all, the […]

November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 15th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Corinthians 13

Share2 Corinthians 13 In St. Paul’s final words of the two letters we have of his to the Corinthian church, Paul speaks of power and weakness in the Kingdom of God, especially as it relates to Christian ministry.  For those who are familiar with St. Paul’s writings, it will come as no surprise (even if […]

September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

January 10 – Colossians 2:6-19

ShareColossians 2:6-19 “God is absolutely sovereign, and man is accountable before Him.” This is such a major theme of the Bible that it appears in just about every nook and cranny of God’s revelation.  It’s an important truth to keep in mind as we look at baptism this morning. Baptism is, first of all, the […]

January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments More

January 2 – 1 John 3:1-12

Share1 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 loved us.  We […]

January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Advent 3 – Mark 6:1-6

ShareMark 6:1-6 As we approach our celebration of God made man in Jesus Christ, I find that this little passage in Mark 6 is a wonderful picture of the mystery of God made man. Although by the beginning of Mark 6 we have already seen ample evidence that Jesus is God, we see it here […]

December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of Trinity 20 – Matthew 20:1-16

ShareMatthew 20:1-16 “That’s not fa-a-a-a-a-ai-rrrr!” That’s the traditional complaint of the child, isn’t it?  As adults, we tell our children that life isn’t fair, expecting them to meekly accept this, while we secretly fret and fume about life not being fair in the adult world. At stake in today’s parable from Jesus is the fairness […]

November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Friday of Trinity 10 – Romans 7:14-25

ShareRomans 7:14-25 I used to want to be a psychologist, or at least a cognitive scientist.  I’m interested in the bizarre diversity present within human beings, especially the more bizarre aspects of who we are.  There was a time when I wanted to study dreams and how vivid various people’s were, and when I was […]

August 28, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Saturday of Pentecost Sunday (Trinity Eve) – 2 Corinthians 13:5-14

Share2 Corinthians 13:5-14 In St. Paul’s final words of the two letters we have of his to the Corinthian church, Paul speaks of power and weakness in the Kingdom of God, especially as it relates to Christian ministry.  For those who are familiar with St. Paul’s writings, it will come as no surprise (even if […]

June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday Trinity 23 – Colossians 2:6-19

ShareColossians 2:6-19 “God is absolutely sovereign, and man is accountable before Him.” This is such a major theme of the Bible that it appears in just about every nook and cranny of God’s revelation.  It’s an important truth to keep in mind as we look at baptism this morning. Baptism is, first of all, the […]

November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More