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 ...

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 ...

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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