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What if God Was One of Us – The Incarnation

December 1st, 2008 at 2:33 pm » Comments (0)

Today, Monday December 1, 2008, is the first Monday in this year’s liturgical season of Advent, which began Sunday November 30th, the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. Today and for ...more »

Why I Am a Christian

November 13th, 2008 at 1:11 pm » Comments (1)

Why I Am a Christian I often ask the question of myself, and am sometimes am asked by others, “Why am I a Christian?” By that question I suppose different things ...more »

Psalm 119:9: Keep Your Way Pure

October 21st, 2008 at 3:51 pm » Comments (0)

Today we start into the “beth” stanza of Psalm 119, Psalm 119:9-16, the stanza where every line in the original poem begins with the Hebrew letter “beth.” The first line is ...more »

Psalm 119:8 – Do Not Forsake Me!

October 9th, 2008 at 12:05 pm » Comments (0)

Today we finish the “Aleph” stanza of the acrostic Psalm 119. Each stanza has eight verses. We think that the use of the number eight corresponds to the eight words ...more »

Psalm 119:4: Diligently Keeping His Precepts

September 25th, 2008 at 1:24 pm » Comments (0)

Today we move from the general statements about “those who” (see Psalm 119 Intro, Psalm 119:1, Psalm 119:2, and Psalm 119:3), to direct conversation between the Psalmist and God. Here are ...more »

Psalm 119:3 – Walking in His Ways

September 24th, 2008 at 1:45 pm » Comments (11)

Today we finish the instruction to Psalm 119, the first three verses, verses which speak in the third person, describing the blessedness that attends to “those” who walk according to ...more »

Third Homily: Blessed Are You Who Weep Now

September 22nd, 2008 at 7:37 pm » Comments (0)

We are familiar with the Psalm that says “Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.”  We often forget the part that comes just before: “Sing ...more »

Second Homily: Blessed Are You Who Hunger

September 22nd, 2008 at 7:36 pm » Comments (0)

I wonder – have you ever been really hungry? Starving? I have felt that way. But I have always been able to look forward to a nice meal. I can ...more »

First Homily: Blessed Are You Poor

September 22nd, 2008 at 7:32 pm » Comments (0)

We were reminded last week that when Jesus spoke to the synagogue in Nazareth he quoted from a very important passage in Isaiah. Jesus said: “The Spirit of the Lord ...more »

Psalm 119:1 – Blessed Are Those Who

September 22nd, 2008 at 12:27 pm » Comments (0)

Dear Friends, Today we jump into the text of Psalm 119. You may wish to read the introduction to be reminded of general aspects of this Psalm that are important. Verse one ...more »
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