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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
Liturgy, Scriptures

Romans in the Weekday Readings

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Last Monday we began reading from the letter of Paul to the Romans. Contrary to what people think, inspite of Paul's mention of "God's wrath" and "God's justice" he isn't a prophet of doom but a proclaimer of the ...

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