Scriptures

The Groaning of Creation and the Parables of the Kingdom

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It is providential that today's Gospel reading on the Parables of the Kingdom (Luke 13:18-21) is matched with Pauls Romans 8:18-25. Normally daily readings follow different courses, unlike the Sunday readings where sometimes the OT reading dictates the theme of ...
Scriptures

If Anyone Should Boast…

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If Anyone Should Boast…
vos estis in Christo Iesu qui factus est sapientia nobis a Deo et iustitia et sanctificatio et redemptio ut quemadmodum scriptum est qui gloriatur in Domino glorietur (1 Co 1:30)
Scriptures

I Do Not Do the Good that I Want

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For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am of the flesh, sold into slavery under sin. I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing ...
Christian Life, Lectio Divina, Spirituality

What Is S.O.A.P.?

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What Is S.O.A.P.?
S. O. A. P. is an acronym for “Scriptures, Observe, Apply, Pray” and is a bible journalling method that helps one not only to understand the Scriptures but also to monitor one’s understanding of it. Journaling is an excellent way to ...
Scriptures

Old Man and New Man

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"You have taken off the old man with its practicesand have put on the new man, which is being renewed,    by knowledge,         according to the image of its creator"(Col. 3:9b-10) Read "Put on the New Man"
Scriptures

Romans 8:8-11: Life in the Spirit

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Those who are in the flesh cannot please God. But you are not in the flesh; on the contrary, you are in the spirit, if only the Spirit of God dwells in you. Whoever does not have the Spirit of Christ does not ...
Scriptures

Christ Will Give You Light (Ephesians 5:8-14)

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Christ Will Give You Light (Ephesians 5:8-14)
Brothers and sisters: You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth. Christ is the light that shines on every man that ...
Internet, Scriptures

In Honor of the Apostle

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During this year of St. Paul I have resolved to include as part of the offerings of Res Biblica brief commentaries on the readings from the Pauline letters as they come up in the Sunday liturgy and -- when ...
Church in the World, Liturgy

The Year of St. Paul

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Pope Benedict XVI announced a year celebrating the birth of St. Paul beginning June 29. The year, it is hoped, would help in creating the right climate for ecumenical dialogues with the East. A Zenit report gives us ...

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