Tag: spiritual warfare

Tuesday of Easter 5 (Rogation Tuesday) – James 4:8-17

ShareJames 4:8-17 In the beginning of Chapter 4, James unveils the lowest layer, the very foundation, of our spiritual warfare: it is the battle within each of us between pride and humility.  All throughout the Bible, the two paths a man may walk are presented in terms of a binary choice.  In Genesis 3, it […]

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Saturday of Easter 4 – Ephesians 6:10-24

ShareEphesians 6:10-24 Have you ever gotten involved in something that suddenly revealed itself as being a lot more serious than you thought?  For some, this happens in marriage, and they are like Jacob who thought he had married Rachel.  But Behold! it was Leah! For Diedre Cobb, it was joining the Army Reserves and facing […]

April 29, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Saturday of Sexagesima Sunday – Galatians 5:13-26

ShareGalatians 5:13-26 In 1938 Orson Welles delivered what may have been the most electrifying radio address ever given.  He and his Mercury Theater group staged a radio version of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” that scared people out of their wits.  During this program, he portrayed how the earth had just been invaded by […]

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of the Second Sunday in Advent – Revelation 12

ShareRevelation 12 Who is this Woman, and who is this Child?  And who is the Dragon who wars against them both? As always, we should start with what’s certain, and that’s the Child, or the Son, and the Dragon.  The Child is a male Child, and therefore a Son, who is to rule the nations […]

December 7, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 23 – Colossians 2:20-3:11

ShareColossians 2:20-3:11             The commandment to obey God’s commandments, to not indulge the flesh, to not commit fornication, uncleanness, evil desire, covetousness (a form of idolatry), anger, malice, blasphemy, filthy language, lying, etc. are so numerous and so forceful in the Bible that they overwhelm me. Good!  They are meant to overwhelm the Old Man […]

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 10 – Luke 21:5-19

ShareLuke 21:5-19  “They will lay their hands on you and persecute you.”  This is what Jesus promises to His disciples will happen to them.  If you’re like me, you probably think about this how this passage might apply to you in terms of hypotheticals.  “Some day, when things have gotten bad enough, I too may […]

August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the 1st Sunday in Lent – 2 Timothy 2:1-15

Share2 Timothy 2:1-15 A lot of people dress up for Halloween each year as a variety of monsters and other diverse personae.  Many of us have secret fantasies about who we would really like to be: fantasies about archetypal roles such as heroes, athletes, actors, artists, warriors, kings, scientists, doctors, or entrepreneurs. What St. Paul […]

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Epiphany 2 – Ephesians 6

ShareEphesians 6 Have you ever gotten involved in something that suddenly revealed itself as being a lot more serious than you thought?  For some, this happens in marriage, and they are like Jacob who thought he had married Rachel.  But Behold! it was Leah! For Diedre Cobb, it was joining the Army Reserves and facing […]

January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Tuesday of Easter 5 (Rogation Tuesday) – James 4:8-17

ShareJames 4:8-17 In the beginning of Chapter 4, James unveils the lowest layer, the very foundation, of our spiritual warfare: it is the battle within each of us between pride and humility.  All throughout the Bible, the two paths a man may walk are presented in terms of a binary choice.  In Genesis 3, it […]

May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Easter 4 – Ephesians 6:10-24

ShareEphesians 6:10-24 Have you ever gotten involved in something that suddenly revealed itself as being a lot more serious than you thought?  For some, this happens in marriage, and they are like Jacob who thought he had married Rachel.  But Behold! it was Leah! For Diedre Cobb, it was joining the Army Reserves and facing […]

May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More