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What does the Good Shepherd Sound like?

“I’ve found the Great Silence, and I’ve come to see that the noise was inside” (Theophane the Monk, “The Great Silence”, Tales of a Magic Monastery, 55)
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 19


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Jesus’ uplifting presence in the Gospels

“Lord Jesus, open the Scriptures to us: make our hearts burn with love when you speak. Alleluia” (Gospel Acclamation, See Luke 24:32)
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 15


 
The 8th Day – A New World Order

What seems like an interlude now is but the beginning of everlasting happiness and glory.
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 8


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Do we see what he sees?

To see - with eyes of the intellect or eyes of the heart?
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 1


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An Overlooked Story in Mark’s Passion Narrative

The story of a woman pouring perfume on the Lord marks the beginning of the passion narrative in Mark's gospel. Why is the story important?
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 25


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Heart Matters

Near, far, wherever you are I believe that the heart does go on Once more you open the door And you’re here in my heart and my heart will go on and on. (“My Heart Will Go On”, written by James Horner and Will Jennings) Who can forget this haunting yet beautiful song of Celine […]
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 18


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“[I]t is by grace you have been saved” (Ephesians 2:5)

We are “created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life” (Ephesians 2: 10).
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 11


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Has Christ Rendered the Old Testament Law Obsolete?

Is Christianity guilty of spurning God's commandments in the Old Testament? Let's turn to the Patristic writers for an answer
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 4


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I Believe

God's faithfulness surpasses all human inclinations; God raises us up from the ashes of despair
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 25


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“The book that yields profit of ten thousand fold”

A few years ago, I received a traditional red scroll of Chinese calligraphy for Lunar New Year on which was written “The capital that yields profit of ten thousand fold”. The author was playing with words as “capital” could also refer to a book. On the scroll, a Bible was painted next to the word […]
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 18


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He is willing, so be cleansed!

Blessed are those who are aware they are spiritual lepers
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 11


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He Who Receives Much, Gives Much

God's special grace is always followed by a special response from the grace recipient
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 4