Tag: St. Paul

Tuesday of Trinity 6 – Acts 21:1-14

ShareActs 21:1-14  “When he had come to us, he took Paul’s belt, bound his own hands and feet, and said, ‘Thus says the Holy Spirit, “So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man who owns this belt, and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.”’  Now when we heard these things, both we […]

July 28, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 6 – Acts 20:17-38

ShareActs 20:17-38 I want to administer a test to you today.  You may take all the time you want: in fact, the more time you take the better.  It’s an open Book test, and you can look up anything you want.  You are on the honor system, and I’ll even let you evaluate yourself! You […]

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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 […]

June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of 5th Sunday after Epiphany – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-13

Share1 Thessalonians 2:1-13 St. Paul’s ministry is both so fruitful and so apostolic that we might be tempted to think that such fruit is only for apostles, or bishops or pastors. Not so! While none of us will ever have the same apostolic ministry Paul had and very, very few will ever have the scope […]

February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

January 8 – Acts 26:1, 13-23

ShareActs 26:1, 13-23 There are three aspects of the life of St. Paul that we must not confuse, or else we will become confused and ineffective as ministers in God’s Kingdom.  The first is the ministry that St. Paul received, the second is the scope of his ministry, and the third is the manner in […]

January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 24 – Philippians 2:19-30

SharePhilippians 2:19-30 I want to be in one of St. Paul’s churches!  I want to be in a church where joy in Christ is found.  I want to be in a church where members consider themselves ministers of the mysteries of God and who boldly assert that, “For me to live is Christ!”  I want […]

November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday Trinity 22 – Philemon

SharePhilemon What a delight to get to read Philemon.  When left to our own devices, how many of us pick up the Bible one morning and say, “Hmmmm.   I think I’ll read the book of Philemon today!”? But I’m glad to be able to read it this morning and that our lectionary plan to read […]

October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-13

Share1 Thessalonians 2:1-13 St. Paul’s ministry is both so fruitful and so apostolic that we might be tempted to think that such fruit is only for apostles, or bishops or pastors. Not so! While none of us will ever have the same apostolic ministry Paul had and very, very few will ever have the scope […]

September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More

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

Thursday of the 15th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Corinthians 12:1-13

Share2 Corinthians 12:1-13 Sometimes I want to be the apostle Paul and other times I don’t.  Who cannot but hope for such visions and revelations as Paul had, and who cannot help desiring to be caught up into the third heaven?  Of course, with such visions and revelations go the kind of persecution we read […]

September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More