Tag: Old Covenant

Thursday of Trinity 6 – Acts 21:27-36

ShareActs 21:27-36 Yesterday, we learned of the sweet work of reconciliation of Jesus Christ and the mystery of God’s uniting love made manifest in the union of the Bridegroom Jesus Christ with His beautiful Bride the Church.  St. Paul was a faithful steward of this mystery and was willing to give his life to guard […]

July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments 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

Monday of the Second Sunday in Advent – Revelation 11

ShareRevelation 11 In Revelation 11, St. John continues his theme of the destruction of the Old Covenant and the birth of the New Covenant.  The Mystery of God has been accomplished (or revealed), as the gospel is preached (Revelation 10:7).  What is this Mystery?  It is the revelation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  According […]

December 6, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 1st Sunday in Advent – Revelation 10

ShareRevelation 10 Revelation 10 is a fascinating passage in Revelation – so are they all fascinating passages.  But I find Revelation 10 to be of great interest because in it, Jesus Christ is revealed to be the fulfillment of the entire Old Testament, that is, Old Covenant.  If one has read the Old Testament well, […]

December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 3:1-10

Share 2 Peter 3:1-10 Beloved, there are two things you need to know from this passage.  First, the God that created the heavens and the earth is the one who preserves them and can also destroy them.  Second, that God is not slack concerning His promises.  Therefore, let us have confidence in our God because […]

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday Trinity 13 – 2 Corinthians 3

Share2 Corinthians 3 You and I are God’s love letter to the world.  That is St. Paul’s message this morning. “You are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read by all men; clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living […]

August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Pentecost Sunday (Ember Friday) – 2 Corinthians 3

Share2 Corinthians 3 You and I are God’s love letter to the world.  That is St. Paul’s message this morning. “You are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read by all men; clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living […]

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the 3rd Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 10:15-25

ShareHebrews 10:15-25 Having boldness to enter the Holy of Holies by the blood of Jesus, and having a High Priest over the house of God (verses 19 and 21), the writer of Hebrews exhorts: “Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience […]

April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the 2nd Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 9:1-14

ShareHebrews 9:1-14 There is so much more in Hebrews 9 than meets the eye that I’m at a loss for how to meditate on it in a short time.  The entire book of Hebrews, and this chapter in some ways in particular, reveal the need for Bible study – not to gather random facts but […]

April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 1st Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 4:1-13

ShareHebrews 4:1-13 Having chronic fatigue, rest is one thing I can definitely relate to.  It makes me tired just to think about it.  And yet what a heavenly concept! Unfortunately, we are a culture and a people who can find no rest. Despite having more leisure than most people have had and despite having labor-saving […]

April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More