Topic: glory

If you want to know what people really believe, the philosopher Roger Scruton once explained, listen to them pray. It is one thing to ask a person what he believes, but it is another thing to listen t ... discuss

I believe it is always darkest before the dawn.  I believe in the enduring human spirit.I believe truth must rise from the ashes of media censorship and moral chaos.I believe God will use to grea ... discuss

"Buddy Christ" from DogmaIf you interact on the web, or with folks in your hometown you may come across Christians who tend to believe that Jesus Christ was the nicest of nice person who ever walked t ... discuss

Along the road that is my life, time and again I've been impacted by friends and strangers.  In our fast paced society many of us lost touch with something as basic as human relationships.  ... discuss

creative commons image, source"The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well a ... discuss

marriage, stock photo via pixabay.comThe views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Salvation Army, it's employees, or partners. The views on this blog are s ... discuss

“Both labor and rest are creation ordinances given to us by God before the fall. They are given to us for our good and for God’s glory, and God calls us to work hard so that we can rest hard. ... discuss

Veni Sancte Spirituset emitte caelituslucis tuae radium.Come, thou Holy Spirit, come,and from thy celestial homeshed a ray of light divine!MeditationOnly one thing is important -- eternal salvation. O ... discuss

Veni pater pauperum,veni dator munerum,veni lumen cordium.Come, thou Father of the poor!Come, thou Source of all our store!Come, within our bosoms shine!MeditationThe gift of Fear fills us with a sove ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas,this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Anthony van Dyck. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost). c. 1618-20.THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT(Friday, 6th W ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Giotto, Pentecost, c. 1305, Scrovegni Chapel, PaduaTHE GIFT OF FEAR(Saturday, 6th Week of Easter)Love and fear. Th ... discuss

In the 2016 Shepherds’ Conference, Albert Mohler, Ligon Duncan, and John MacArthur fielded questions before the conference attendees. As always, the questions and answers sessions are one of th ... discuss

Say this prayer every day for 9 consecutive days May 5-13  Most Holy Virgin, who has deigned to come to Fatima to reveal to the three little shepherds the treasures of graces hidden in the recita ... discuss

During this Ascentiontide as we prepare to celebrate the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary at Pentecost, there is a lesser known feastday to our Lady on the Satur ... discuss

Money, sex, and power: three great gifts of God that can be used to such noble ends or abused to such ignoble ends. They can be harnessed to the greatest of good purposes or exploited to the m ... discuss

Rogation Day procession, circa 1945, at Portsmouth AbbeyIntroitHe heard my voice from His holy temple, alleluia: and my cry before Him came into His ears, alleluia, alleluia. -- (Ps. 17. 2, 3). I will ... discuss

(1033 – April 21, 1109) was an Italian medieval philosopher, theologian, and church official who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Called the founder of scholasticism, h ... discuss

Died c. 490. Bishop and Patron of Elphin, in Ireland, one of St. Patrick's converts, and worker in iron. In the Tripartite Life of St Patrick (ed. Whitley Stokes) we read: Bishop St Assic was Patrick' ... discuss

(March 25, 1347 - April 29, 1380) was a Dominican Tertiary (lay affiliate) of the Dominican Order. Catherine was the 23rd child out of 25 (her twin sister, the 24th, died at birth); her parents were G ... discuss

(also Ercenwald, Erkenwald or Erconwald; died 693) was Bishop of London in the Anglo-Saxon Christian church between 675 and 693.Erkenwald was born at Lindsey and was supposedly of royal ancestry. Erke ... discuss

Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Αθανάσιος) (also spelled "Athanasios") (ca. 293 – May 2, 373) was a Christian bishop, the Bishop of Alexandria, in the fourth century. He is revered as a sa ... discuss

is a feast in the liturgical calendar to commemorate the finding of the Holy Cross; (In this context "invention" (from Latin invenire, "to find") does not have the modern sense of creating something n ... discuss

Many of us Christians, pastors, and spiritual celebrities, especially in my younger generation, are like those crows. We perch ourselves on the high roosts of Christendom, take our position, and caw ... discuss

\"But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.\" 1Peter 4:13   Rejoice in suffering? Is St Peter nuts? Who rejoic ... discuss

ANONYMOUS WRITES: I know that God made us as emotional beings and that our feelings aren’t inherently bad. But I also know that my emotions can be deceptive and trick me into thinking certain t ... discuss

There are days where all I want to do is curl up in a dark corner, cower in defeat, and lament my life. Nothing goes the way I think I deserve it should go. Whether in my family, relationships, at m ... discuss

Do Hard Things was a book that changed so many of our lives. It awakened us to a new vision of living boldly for God’s glory and daring to do hard things for Him as a teenager. Alex and Brett Har ... discuss

This won’t be long. This article is shorter than almost anything we’ve posted in the past. It won’t be crowded with clever writing or human wit. But it will be powerful. Even, da ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:  Gone, Gone, Gone by Phillip PhillipsGrateful For:How the value of stories has played out in our family over the years. This is especially obvious with Ria, who wro ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:Weird. I'm not sure that I have a song running through my head this morning.Grateful For:Gus and Ria at Mirror Lake in YosemiteHomeschooling.  No, it's not perfect. ... discuss

“How Majestic is Your Name! 1O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! who have set your glory above the heavens. 2Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings have you ordained stre ... discuss

“How Majestic is Your Name! 1O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! who have set your glory above the heavens. 2Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings have you ordained stre ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Adam spoke “up” when he spoke with God, and “down” in the naming of the animals, but it was not until the creation of Eve, “bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here. Certain moral virtues regulate activities internal to the agent, such as his own passions and the motions that are bound up with them (e.g., ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here, Part III here. Friedrich Nietzsche is a notoriously anti-Christian author, and, while in rhetoric he is second to none, he is pathetically w ... discuss

St. Catherine of Siena by Balassare FranceshiniSince I will not be able to properly blog anytime soon (so much coursework, not enough time to finish the blog posts in my drafts box) and because there ... discuss

Mystical Marriage of St. Catherine of Siena by Clementede Torres.DAY TWO:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin ... discuss

The Ecstasy of St Catherine of Siena by Pompeo BatoniDAY THREE:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and ... discuss

St. Catherine of Siena by Carlo DolciDAY FOUR:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor of the Church. ... discuss

Mystical Marriage of St. Catherine, artist unknown.DAY FIVE:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor o ... discuss

St. Catherine of Siena. Artist Unknown.DAY SIX:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor of the Church. ... discuss

Mystical Marriage of St. Catherine of Siena by Pierre SubleyrasDAY SEVEN:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, ... discuss

St. Catherine of Siena altar with a relic of hers.DAY EIGHT:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor o ... discuss

Death of St. Catherine of Siena by Girolamo de BenvenutoDAY NINE:Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doc ... discuss

John 16:12–22Easter 5April 24, 2016“From Sorrow to Joy”Because of sin, life is short and full of misery.  The relative innocence of your childhood is quickly shattered, and the world keeps ... discuss

MatinsEaster 6May 1, 2016Acts 16:9-15“The Unexpected Course of the Gospel”Paul and Silas, Timothy and later, evidently Luke began the travels of Paul's Second Missionary Journey. Immediately befo ... discuss

With this entry, I begin to chronicle my temporary Sunday wanderlust, in the form of an experience at a different parish church each Sunday. It will run each week until I'm tired of running.+ &nb ... discuss

Repentance? I'll think about that tomorrow.Reading Amoris Laetitia for some reason got me thinking about the sin against the Holy Spirit. You know, the "unpardonable sin." Now why did the exhortation ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the ferial Night Prayer for Thursday in the Sixth Week of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Evening Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midafternoon Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinar ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate Ascension on Sunday please follow this link to Today’s Morning Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Office of Readings for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: ... discuss

Nsukka, Nigeria, May 3, 2016 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While the Diocese of Nsukka in southeastern Nigeria is still searching for answers following the massacre of dozens of Christians, Bishop Godf ... discuss

Witnessing to Jesus without fear. He touched me with his right hand and said, “Do not be afraid. I am the first and the last, the one who lives. Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever ... discuss

Witnessing to Jesus without fear. When the captain and the court officers had brought the apostles in and made them stand before the Sanhedrin, the high priest questioned them, “We gave you strict ... discuss

Who is the shepherd? “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first, but since you reject it and condemn yourselves as unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles. For so t ... discuss

USS Cole. . . American lives don’t matter.by Daniel Greenfield: On Thursday morning, sailors on board the USS Cole were lining up for an early lunch. Seventeen of them died as an Al Qaeda bomb on bo ... discuss

When I sit with my family around the table for a meal on the Lord’s day, I will typically ask, “What did I preach about today?”  I love hearing my children answer the question with ... discuss

Two years ago my daughter, Karis, was struggling in school.  She couldn’t concentrate properly, was having vision problems, constantly battling an insatiable thirst, and constantly going to t ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include a selection for pastors from Crossway: Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp ($3.99); The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson ($3.99); Expositional Preach ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Michael Horton, author of over thirty books, including the just-released Core Christianity. White Horse Inn, where he teaches and serves as the editor-in-c ... discuss

Today is the day! Today is the official launch day for my new book Visual Theology: Seeing and Understanding the Truth About God. This book is the result of a collaboration between me, a write ... discuss

I love to read and ponder the biblical account of creation. So much makes sense and so much comes into focus only as we understand God as the creator of all that is. As I read the creation acc ... discuss

Several years ago our church experienced an unexpected surge of growth. The majority of those who arrived in that surge were young adults who loved the Lord but had not received consistent tea ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan and features books by Michael Horton. There will be 3 winners this week and each of them will receive the following books: Core Chris ... discuss

The last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet when it comes to letters to the editor. Not surprisingly, the majority of them dealt with the article I wrote on evolution and the age of the un ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include 5 from Crossway: Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper ($2.99); Note to Self by Joe Thorn ($2.99); Jesus or Nothing by Dan DeWitt ($3.99); Growing in Chr ... discuss

Of all the gifts God gives us, few are more precious and few are more fleeting than the gift of time. Most of us feel sharp twinges of regret when we look at the way we’ve used or abused the ... discuss

When I look back on life, one of my real regrets is not making more of my college experience. Those years offered unique opportunities to grow in knowledge and wisdom but also to grow in chara ... discuss

Late last year I announced the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 books. Howe ... discuss

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV)It's amazing how God lines things up. Because I've been ... discuss

The tragedy of the Ted Cruz loss in Indiana cannot be overstated. Maybe once in a lifetime you and I might, just might have the chance of voting for a real Christian conservative. The rest will be ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Louis de Montfort, a French priest and confessor. He was a renowned preacher and missionary, who founded the Missionaries of the Company of Mary (for priests and brother ... discuss

The Pentecost Novena begins on the day after the Solemnity of the Ascension, Friday of the 6th Week of Easter, even if the Solemnity of the Ascension is transferred to the 7th Sunday.ACT OF CONSECRATI ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?Life is beautiful. Life is precious. And life is hard. It’s hard for teen moms to raise kids, its hard for dads ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-­life movement? What continues to motivate you? Innocent children die every single day because there are no abortion laws in Canada, and the fact that the ... discuss

 This year, the traditional devotion of 15 Tuesdays in honor of St. Dominic begins tomorrow on Tuesday, April 26th. As a postulant in Order of Preachers, this devotion is especially dear to me. ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

“Spiritual health, on the other hand, is beneficial for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and the one to come (1 Tim. 4:8). So, simple math indicates that one ought to give ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 757 (antiphon, reading) Midafternoon Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 757 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1502 Midday Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 757 (antiphon, reading) Midmorning Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, usi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 750 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1490 Office of Readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter God, come to my assistance.— ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalter: 1655 (Series III, Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 766 (reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Monday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 766 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1522 Midday Prayer for Monday in Week 4 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 765 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Monday in W ... discuss

“The longing of every Christian parent is to see their child healed of his or her sin by Christ and increase in the knowledge of God. There is planting and watering for us to do, but God must pr ... discuss

Notice what the Apostle Paul writes in Phil. 4:13: “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” What did Paul say he could do? He could do all things God wanted him to do. But He could o ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Page 1619 Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Page 1264 Christian Prayer: Page 1034 Night Prayer after Evening Prayer I in the Season of Easter God, come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1064 Proper of Seasons: 748 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1485 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 496 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 92 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 747 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Saturda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 747 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1481 Midday Prayer for Saturday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 746 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Saturday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 745 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1476 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 494 Psalter: Saturday, Week I ... discuss

oksana, natasha, tanya Many people think we are crazy for agreeing to host four brothers from an orphanage in Ukraine. We’re just hosting. Above, I’ve shared the link to a family who are f ... discuss

What will you do when a distraught family comes to you and tells you that their child has been molested by a church worker? What will you do when a woman can’t keep up the charade any longer and ... discuss

As our church continues to raise up, install or send ministers into pastoral ministry, I find the need to address this issue all the more pressing. Not merely the failure of public ministers, but the ... discuss

Jeremiah 29:11 does not promise you money, marriage, a job, a win at the meet, healing for you or a loved one, political freedom – all of which we tend to feel entitled to in this culture.  And it ... discuss

Question: "What is meant by the first part of "I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil." in John 17:15? St. Theophylact is rather mut ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Page 1642 Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Page 1285 Christian Prayer: Page 1052 Night Prayer for Friday in the Season of Easter God, come to my assistanc ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 739 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Friday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 738 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1463 Midday Prayer for Friday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 738 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Friday in W ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 737 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1458 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 491 Psalter: Friday, Week III, ... discuss

Death trampled our Lord underfoot, but he in his turn treated death as a highroad for his own feet. He submitted to it, enduring it willingly, because by this means he would be able to destroy death i ... discuss

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

Justin was born around 100 (both his birth and death dates are approximate) at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem, modern Nablus) in Samaria (the middle portion of Israel, between Galilee and Judea) of ... discuss

Leovigild, King of the Visigoths, had two sons, Hermenegild and Recared, who reigned conjointly with him. All three were Arians, but Hermenegild married a. zealous Catholic, the daughter of Sigebert, ... discuss

Do you truly know the Lord?  Paul Washer’s sermon from 2 Corinthians 5 is one that you will want to listen to carefully. New book: Why the Reformation Still Matters – A new book wo ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Page 1624 Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Page 1283 Christian Prayer: Page 1049 Night Prayer for Thursday in the Season of Easter God, come to my assist ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 731 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Thursda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 731 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1444 Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 730 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 729 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1435 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 489 Psalter: Thursday, Week I ... discuss

"For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence,for my hope is from Him.He only is my rock and my salvation,my fortress; I shall not be shaken.On God rests my salvation and my glory;my mighty rock, my refu ... discuss

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Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 724 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Wednesd ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 723 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1426 Midday Prayer for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 723 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Wednesday i ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 721 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1420 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Wednesday, Week ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 718 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1415 Office of Readings for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter God, come to my assistance ... discuss

Several years ago while attending seminary, a person asked me, “Would John Calvin be welcomed to partake in the Lord’s Supper in your church?”  I was serving as a pastor of a local ... discuss

There were quite a number of letters to the editor this week, and they were mostly related to two articles. Once again, my gratitude goes to all those who took the time to write. Comments ... discuss

Maybe we are growing too accustomed to these Reformed mega-conferences. If that’s the case, we should think back to the time—it was only a few years ago—when there appeared to be ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life; Give us grace that we may always most thankfully receive that his in ... discuss

Excerpt below from Revive Our Hearts:Now, today I want us to look at another lesser known poet and hymn writer who provided us a gospel song that’s been a great blessing to many.Her name was L ... discuss

“Church order is probably one of the things Presbyterians are best known for. Each church in the PCA has to subscribe to the Book of Church Order, which basically tells each church how the they ... discuss

If things are going well in your home right now, don’t be fooled into thinking that somehow you have made it that way. Look again; your home is broken beneath the surface and able to disintegrate i ... discuss

Today, with much conversation revolving around whether or not theology is even an appropriate endeavor at all, this idea of “good and necessary consequences” takes on renewed import. For Christia ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... discuss

Lord, open my lips.— And my mouth will proclaim your praise. Ant. The Lord is risen, alleluia. Psalm 100 Cry out with joy to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness. Come before h ... discuss

“Just as Eve took the fruit and Achan took the plunder, so covetousness also leads us to take from our neighbor. The act of taking may include outright stealing, but Kruger wisely and pointedly ... discuss

Although he possessed the glory of deity, this godhead was largely veiled by his flesh. His “tent” was unattractive from the outside – he looked just like an ordinary man. As Isaiah predicted, h ... discuss

“Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). We are called to glorify God in all that we do — not just in the “spiritual” acti ... discuss

That was Jesus point. By loudly and proudly doing their good works before men, the Pharisees sacrificed the reward they would have received from God. God rewards those good works that are done in secr ... discuss

“If a pastor elder has a reputation among nonbelievers as a dishonest businessman, womanizer, or adulterer, the unbelieving community will take special note of his hypocrisy. NonChristians will say, ... discuss

It’s comparatively easy for you and me to pray for ourselves, our families, and our friends. But how can we learn how to pray more fervently and consistently for our local churches? For one, we just ... discuss

6 April AD 1528 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), a native of Nuernberg, Germany, was one of the most learned of Renaissance artists and ranked among the great minds of Humanism. His paintings and woodcut ... discuss

The local bishop, students, alumni and now a group of faculty have joined The Cardinal Newman Society in criticizing the University of Notre Dame administration for its scandalous decision to award ... discuss

Today is known on the Christian calendar by at least six names.In the traditional Missale Romanum, it is referred to as “Dominica in albis octava Paschae” -- Sunday in White Within the Paschal Oct ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair The first time I read Gerald Manley Hopkins’ poem, “Pied Beauty,” I wasn’t sure what he was talking about. Dappled things? Was he really thanking God for the ... discuss

As this email goes out, I will probably have just landed in Manila and met our dear friend, the unstoppable Dr. Ligaya Acosta, our director of Asia and Oceania. This is my sixth (seventh?) mission to ... discuss

The Gospel of Jesus Christ is unstoppable.  Consider what happened last year when 21 Christians were beheaded on a beach along the shores of the Mediterranean: Undaunted by the slaughter of 21 Ch ... discuss

“...Just as he told them.”Luke 22:7-20Jesus always seems to have an eye on the future. Some might call him “forward-looking” or even “visionary”. He says something will happen, and it do ... discuss

“Remember Easter”Luke 24:1-12Christ is Risen! (He is risen indeed. Alelluia!)A blessed and joyous Easter Sunday to you, as we celebrate and remember the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ! I ... discuss

It was on an Easter Sunday,     and all in the morning,Our Savior arose,     and our heavenly King.The sun and the moon,     they both did r ... discuss

Making choices. And they began to debate among themselves who among them would do such a deed. Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week. Palm Sunday marks the start of a week in which tremendous, wor ... discuss

Lift high the Cross. They put him to death by hanging him on a tree. This man God raised on the third day and granted that he be visible, not to all the people, but to us, the witnesses chosen by God ... discuss

Easter Sunday, New Testament Easter Sermon from John Chrysostom Are there any who are devout lovers of God?Let them enjoy this beautiful bright festival!Are there any who are grateful servants?Let th ... discuss

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Friday in Holy Week, New Testament The Father chose to sacrifice His Son rather than banish sinful mankind to an eternity of suffering. Also, Christ died because the Scriptures which point to the com ... discuss

25 March, New TestamentTransferred to 4 April AD 2016 NOTE: Regarding the transfer of this major feast, the Lutheran Service Book: Altar Book states on page 960, It is appropriate to observe this feas ... discuss

We are charged by God almighty to share his gospel with the world.  God is good.  His gospel is pure, right, and timeless.  Therefore we ought to share it with all peoples, in all natio ... discuss

TweetBy Maria McCannSeveral years ago, I encountered the ideas of the Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas while I idly skimmed my high school religion textbook. I was intrigued by his philosophy of ... discuss

I saw this posted on a group I follow on Facebook. It’s important to understand the different roles of the Church vs. the Kingdom of God. Each serves a purpose and both are important. ~ Jay Rog ... discuss

On February 27, Melinda Selmys, a self-described “queer convert to Catholicism”, wrote a post for her blog on Patheos titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? (And are Trans People One of Them?)” Ther ... discuss

In the life of Jesus Christ we find the idea of truth. Truth is described time and again by Jesus. But what is truth? Truth is indeed a great breathtaking challenge. What is the truth about life? ... discuss

The Pilgrims pray for their journey fleeing religious persecutionDaniel in the Lion's denWe live in a culture where really, values are passe.  You aren't allowed to have values.  Morality, p ... discuss

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, ... discuss

One major criticism of the Catholic Church from many non-Catholic Christians is that Catholic devotions such as the Rosary, novenas, or even the Stations of the Cross are just repetitive, shallow prac ... discuss

I always enjoy the opportunity to preach. I was able to give the Sunday morning sermon for our church this past Sunday I revisited a passage I had looked at before, and was once again thrilled by stud ... discuss

I started thinking this week about a section of St. Paul's letter to the Romans and wondering if this might be another candidate for this series. I do not have it all worked out in my head, hence I am ... discuss

I've tried many a time, in these pages to describe what it was like in my previous life.  Or in what you could call my life before the cross.  I've failed every time.  It is extremely d ... discuss

Getting back to Eden. “He said to him in reply, ‘Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it; it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

IntroductionToday we are going to be looking at the man Jesus and his depiction in the Bible.  We’ll look at the life of Jesus Christ, and how it was described by the apostle Paul. We’ll loo ... discuss

TransfigurationLuke 9:28-36“Going Out in a Blaze of Glory”“Going out in a blaze of glory”. What do you think of when you hear that phrase? A race car driver, crashing his car on the final lap? ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

Bernie Sanders. (Credit: AP/Rich Pedroncelli.)Does anybody remember Occupy Wall Street? As nutty and quixotic as it was, it grew out of real social problems and concerns. And the improbable success of ... discuss

Question: "How do we understand Psalm 87[88]:7 ["Against me is Thine anger made strong, and all Thy billows hast Thou brought upon me"] that we do in the Six Psalms of Matins? This Psalm is about Chri ... discuss

Almost two years ago, I spent my first morning in a cancer center.  I remember dreading it, I remember thinking that there couldn't be a scarier place to sit, and now, after having spent my eight ... discuss

REPOST from January 12, 2012: For many, yesterday was the start of a 3-day weekend to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr, the leader of the Civil Rights movement, and those who stood against racial seg ... discuss

My dear friend and colleague.I first met Gary in the doorway between Courtroom 206 and chambers.  He struck me as nerdy and eccentric, with a quirky speech pattern and a somewhat nervous laugh. & ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Even Hollywood knows about the Lord is my shepherd Bible verse If you’re a Christian, I’m sure you’re familiar with P ... discuss

Question: "In Deuteronomy 28:66-67, Moses talks about fearing the day and night. What all is going on there? I know verse 66 is quoted in the hymns for the Exaltation as Christ our Life hanging before ... discuss

A friend of mine, Beth Zimmerman, asked me a couple of years ago to write for her on a group blog that was sharing the about the heroes of the Christian faith and seeking to help people learn about e ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

When I was growing up back in Ohio, the village of Milford had their own way of disposing of old Christmas trees. They would be collected and taken to some field at the edge of town, stacked in a big ... discuss

Know, dear brethren,that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,so by leave of God's mercywe announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection,who is our Savior.On the tenthday o ... discuss

SermonChristmas 2Luke 2:40-52“In My Father's House”Oh how precious little we know about our Lord Jesus Christ's early years.  We have a somewhat detailed story of his nativity.  We know ... discuss

“Word, Light, Life.”John 1:1-14 (15-18)Christmas Eve 2015In the beginning...John begins his Gospel of Jesus Christ with the same words that start the creation account of Genesis.  “In the b ... discuss

1 Samuel 16:1-13 David is anointed as kingPhilippians 2:1-11 “Every knee shall bow”Matthew 2:1-12 “Where is he that is born king?”So far in this Advent Season we've seen Christ as our prophet ... discuss

Not much else to add here that this beautiful woman hasn’t already captured.  Someone posted this on Facebook and I am smitten.  Meet Wanda Goines, a pilgrim on her way to Zion, going from s ... discuss

Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolvedI really do love "A Christmas Story", about Ralphie, his love of Christmas and his earnest and d ... discuss

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustusthat the whole world should be enrolled.This was the first enrollment,when Quirinius was governor of Syria.So all went to be enrolled, each to his o ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - THE Truth in Words And Music Which is better? To get understanding? Or lots of money? OK…today’s post is just for the men. So, you females stop reading ... discuss

This morning, as I walked the dog, I was thinking about Luke's advent story. An angel appears to shepherds. That right there is a big deal. The angel is God's messenger from heaven and these guys are ... discuss

Christ our Priest Exodus 19:1-8 “A royal priesthood”Hebrews 9:11-22 “Christ appeared as a high priest...”John 17:1-26 Jesus' High Priestly PrayerSo far we've seen Christ as our Prophet ... discuss

This past Sunday at church we sang O Holy Night, and I'm shocked at the liberal bias in this carol I thought was so innocent and supported me, Jesus, and 'murica. The liberal part is buried in the thi ... discuss

This book surprised me.Jerry Walls has condensed his three separate books on hell, purgatory, and heaven into this single 240 page volume. I am not saying this is a reader's digest version, just cut a ... discuss

Christ our ProphetMicah 5:1-5a “You, oh, Bethlehem”2 Peter 1:16-21 “The prophetic word more fully confirmed”Luke 13:31-35 “Oh Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets”This Advent Season we med ... discuss

Pentecost 24Mark 13:1-13“Saved in the End”You see this fancy temple? It's toast. You see these tall pillars? They're coming down. The Holy Place? Scrap it. The Holy of Holies? First they'll ... discuss

All Saints' DayRevelation 7:9-17November 1st, 2015Our text this All Saints' Day is from John's vision in Revelation – to be more clear, what Jesus Christ revealed to St. John. Revelation uses these ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Being Teachers of "Good Things"I have been seeing a lot of "Christian" meetings focusing on the "Women of God", "Women's Destiny" or the more common phrase, "Women's Empowerment".empowerment: the ... discuss

Question: "Does the Orthodox Church believe Christians are gods in an embryo form? I am troubled by this notion, because it is a fundamental concept of Spiritualism."We believe that there is only one ... discuss

St. Athanasius the GreatQuestion: “Why do the Orthodox use the title "The Great" for some saints (e.g., Anthony the Great), when it is used of pagan and Jewish leaders (e.g., Pompey the Great, Herod ... discuss




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