Tag: pastors

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

Wednesday of the Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 2:1-10a

Share2 Peter 2:1-10a             There is a dark side of many of the New Testament Epistles.  But it occurs in some form in just about every New Testament letter: it is the subject of false teachers. I have avoided it in my meditations so far because it hasn’t directly been a part of my experience, […]

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of the 20th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Timothy 5:17-25

Share1 Timothy 5:17-25 St. Paul’s topic today is a very important one in the life of the church: the treatment of pastors or elders (presbyters or priests.)  Throughout 1 Timothy, Paul has dealt extensively with the office of elder because he is writing to Timothy on how to govern a church. I wish there were […]

October 21, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Friday of 1st Sunday after Trinity – Luke 4:14-30

ShareLuke 4:14-30 He’s getting up to read the Word of the Lord, and some of you are still asleep.  He’s getting up to read the Word of the Lord, and some of you hear only the words of men. He’s getting up to preach about the Good News of God’s salvation which is fulfilled today […]

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 2nd Sunday in Lent – 1 Corinthians 9:1-14

Share1 Corinthians 9:1-14 “Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain.” That’s an interesting passage that St. Paul has chosen to use.  But he is doing what we all must do: take the Holy Scriptures and apply them to our lives.  Along the way, before we get started, Paul has also incidentally […]

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 2:1-10a

Share2 Peter 2:1-10a             There is a dark side of many of the New Testament Epistles.  But it occurs in some form in just about every New Testament letter: it is the subject of false teachers. I have avoided it in my meditations so far because it hasn’t directly been a part of my experience, […]

November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Thursday of the 20th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Timothy 5:17-25

Share1 Timothy 5:17-25 St. Paul’s topic today is a very important one in the life of the church: the treatment of pastors or elders (presbyters or priests.)  Throughout 1 Timothy, Paul has dealt extensively with the office of elder because he is writing to Timothy on how to govern a church. I wish there were […]

October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 1st Sunday after Trinity – Luke 4:14-30

ShareLuke 4:14-30 He’s getting up to read the Word of the Lord, and some of you are still asleep.  He’s getting up to read the Word of the Lord, and some of you hear only the words of men. He’s getting up to preach about the Good News of God’s salvation which is fulfilled today […]

June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 2nd Sunday in Lent – 1 Corinthians 9:1-14

Share “Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain.” That’s an interesting passage that St. Paul has chosen to use.  But he is doing what we all must do: take the Holy Scriptures and apply them to our lives.  Along the way, before we get started, Paul has also incidentally given us […]

March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 2:1-10a

Share2 Peter 2:1-10a             There is a dark side of many of the New Testament Epistles.  But it occurs in some form in just about every New Testament letter: it is the subject of false teachers. I have avoided it in my meditations so far because it hasn’t directly been a […]

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More