Tag: God’s grace

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 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

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 […]

January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday 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 19, 2012 | 2 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 […]

October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments 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 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 10 – Romans 4:13-25

ShareRomans 4:13-25 I love history!  I love history because it is His Story, the story of God’s dealing with us.  But I also love history – and you should to. And don’t tell me about how much you don’t like or didn’t like history in school.  You think you had a bad history teacher?  You […]

August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments 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 […]

May 31, 2012 | 1 Comment More