Tag: God’s sovereignty

Tuesday of Epiphany 3 – Philippians 2:12-18

SharePhilippians 2:12-18 There is probably no better description of the truth both of God’s sovereignty and grace and our responsibility to respond faithfully to this grace than Philippians 2:12-13.  As I was growing up, my Dad often referred to this verse, and I wondered if it were his all-time favorite because he got a lot […]

January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 12 – Romans 12

ShareRomans 12 For 11 chapters now, St. Paul has spoken logically, fervently, and powerfully about the grace of God in your life by which you have a faith that saves you.  All arguers and arguments that would raise themselves up against God and His mind have been bulldozed by Paul’s Acme Spiritual Bulldozing Co. You […]

September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 11 – Romans 11:22-35

ShareRomans 11:22-35   St. Paul was a man who liked to live on the edge, especially since that’s where God put Him.  Come to think of it: that’s where many of us will end up if we passionately and courageously follow the Lord wherever He tells us to go.  Paul followed His Master to the […]

September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Monday of the Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 1:1-11

Share2 Peter 1:1-11 Is it just me – or does St. Peter in this passage deal with the same theme we just saw in Colossians – that God is absolutely sovereign and man is accountable before Him?  Isn’t this another variation on the theme of God’s grace in our lives and the necessity of good […]

November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More