Tag: vision of God

Saturday of the 20th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Timothy 6:12-21

Share1 Timothy 6:12-21 One final time, St. Paul is stirred up to remind Timothy of the most important things he has just told him.  It is like the final resolution in an extended symphony because Paul skillfully draws together the themes he has recorded for Timothy in the preceding 5 chapters. There is one meta-theme […]

October 23, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Thursday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 13:1-8

ShareHebrews 13:1-8 How are we to live, in light of Who Jesus Christ Is, and in light of His fiery glory?  How may we serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear (12:28)?  I’m glad you asked!  The writer of Hebrews has provided a mini-handbook of ways in which we should live, knowing that we […]

May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Friday of Easter Week – Revelation 1:4-18

ShareRevelation 1:4-18 Who is Jesus Christ? There are many ways in which He has revealed Himself to us, and all of these are important.  Sometimes I think the dominant way contemporary Christians see Jesus is as a good friend.  He’s kinda just one of the guys, though definitely the leader of the pack.  We can […]

April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of Easter Week – 1 Timothy 6:11-19

Share1 Timothy 6:11-19 The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, which means our resurrection as well, has implications for this life, as well as the life to come.  Our response to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ should be one of unmitigated, ecstatic joy!  It should provoke from us the greatest celebration we are capable of hosting in […]

April 7, 2015 | 1 Comment More

January 2 – 1 John 3:1-12

Share1 John 3:1-12 “You are a child of God.”  That’s what God tells you in 1 John 3:1. What a wonderful way for God to greet us in the New Year! Here is the source of St. John’s teaching about how we ought to love one another: it is that God first loved us.  We […]

January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of Trinity 21 – Matthew 22:34-46

ShareMatthew 22:34-46 When we need advice on important questions in life, we come to wise men. If I want to know to know how to do something related to the church, I’m most likely to pick up the phone and call Bp. Grote (REC).  If you wanted to know to invest your money more wisely, […]

November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

St. John the Evangelist – Revelation 1

ShareSt. John the Evangelist – Revelation 1 Who is Jesus Christ? There are many ways in which He has revealed Himself to us, and all of these are important.  Sometimes I think the dominant way contemporary Christians see Jesus is as a good friend.  He’s kinda just one of the guys, though definitely the leader […]

December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the 20th Sunday after Trinity – 1 Timothy 6:12-21

Share1 Timothy 6:12-21 One final time, St. Paul is stirred up to remind Timothy of the most important things he has just told him.  It is like the final resolution in an extended symphony because Paul skillfully draws together the themes he has recorded for Timothy in the preceding 5 chapters. There is one meta-theme […]

October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 13:1-8

ShareHebrews 13:1-8 How are we to live, in light of Who Jesus Christ Is, and in light of His fiery glory?  How may we serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear (12:28)?  I’m glad you asked!  The writer of Hebrews has provided a mini-handbook of ways in which we should live, knowing that we […]

May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Easter Week – Revelation 1:4-18

ShareRevelation 1:4-18 Who is Jesus Christ? There are many ways in which He has revealed Himself to us, and all of these are important.  Sometimes I think the dominant way contemporary Christians see Jesus is as a good friend.  He’s kinda just one of the guys, though definitely the leader of the pack.  We can […]

April 4, 2013 | 3 Comments More