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Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

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Friday of 5th Sunday after Easter – Romans 8:31-39

ShareRomans 8:31-39 These verses at the end of Romans 8 are among the most comforting and calming in all of Scripture.  But before we get to what seem like unconditional promises that St. Paul makes on behalf of Jesus Christ, we should look at the larger context of the passage.  At the beginning of Romans […]

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Monday of 5th Sunday after Easter – Matthew 6:5-15

ShareMatthew 6:5-15 I love antiques and artifacts.  I love going to museums and experiencing their artifacts.  I feel tangibly closer to dinosaurs or mummies, to van Gogh or Van Eyck, when in a museum.  I love old books and how they smell and their sturdy yellow pages and the fact that they connect me with […]

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Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 5th Sunday after Easter – Romans 8:31-39

ShareRomans 8:31-39 These verses at the end of Romans 8 are among the most comforting and calming in all of Scripture.  But before we get to what seem like unconditional promises that St. Paul makes on behalf of Jesus Christ, we should look at the larger context of the passage.  At the beginning of Romans […]

May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Monday of 5th Sunday after Easter – Matthew 6:5-15

ShareMatthew 6:5-15 I love antiques and artifacts.  I love going to museums and experiencing their artifacts.  I feel tangibly closer to dinosaurs or mummies, to van Gogh or Van Eyck, when in a museum.  I love old books and how they smell and their sturdy yellow pages and the fact that they connect me with […]

May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 16th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 St. Paul, as we have seen in 2 Corinthians, is a firm believer in dealing head on with the hardships of life.  In fact, Paul is the one who, having suffered more than most others, can say that he takes pleasure in his infirmities.  He has a doctrine that accepts suffering as […]

October 13, 2011 | 3 Comments More