Archive for the 'Proclamation' Category

Chrysostom’s Easter Homily

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

If anyone is devout and a lover of God, let them enjoy this beautiful and radiant festival. If anyone is a grateful servant, let them, rejoicing, enter into the joy of his Lord. If anyone has wearied themselves in fasting, let them now receive recompense. If anyone has labored from the first hour, let them […]

A Spirit Soaked Humanity

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

God structured us to function upon the presence and operations of His Spirit, such that we cannot be fully human apart from the Spirit. In the Fall we were closed off from the Spirit, we barred the Spirit from abiding and operating in the intimate recesses of our being. Through the Cross, the Son of […]

The Foundation of Our Love

Friday, February 5th, 2010

The knowledge of God’s love is the source and foundation of our love for one another. We cannot strengthen our love through bare strength of will. We cannot become more lovingĀ  by making love our conscious goal. According to how we are constituted, our love flows when we live in the conscious knowledge of God’s […]

Clothe Yourselves

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. -Galatians 3:26-27 ******* I have repeatedly been impressed by the idea of being clothed in Christ. Most recently I was watching an episode of “White Collar,” a new show on […]

Mary and the Scandal of God

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

An angel comes to Mary and announces that she is favored of God, because she has been chosen to bear the messiah, to be the medium through which the Son of God would become one of us. Mary deserves honor, but she won’t get it, at least not immediately, and not among her own, because […]