Monthly Archives: March 2017

Turn Back to the Lord

Jeremiah’s rebuke against the people of Israel is sobering, to say the least. He gives his people a vigorous tongue-lashing for their faithlessness despite all of the glorious and mighty works that the Lord had done for them. They were … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of the Law

Some Christians are of the belief that the Old Testament was rendered moot by the coming of Christ.  They contend that Jesus is all that we can ever need, but it’s not true.  In today’s gospel passage the Lord instructs … Continue reading

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Guide Me

Do we allow God to guide us or do we decide that we can guide ourselves?  The Psalmist reminds us that our path of righteousness is to recognize that our loving Father always guides us to what is true, just … Continue reading

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Bored

We’ve all been there, haven’t we? +8

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Christ Died For Us

Why did Jesus have to die for our sins?  It’s a complicated theological question, but the basic rationale can be explained quite simply.  Christ died for our sins because he was without sin.  We are sinners.  The penalty for sin is death, … Continue reading

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God Ran

Have you ever done something so terrible that you doubt that God can forgive it?  Do you believe that even God’s love has limits? Don’t let yourself believe it. In today’s gospel passage Jesus dramatically explains to us that the … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick

St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world’s most popular saints. He was born in Roman Britain and when he was fourteen or so, he was captured by Irish pirates during a raiding party and taken to Ireland as … Continue reading

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