I read Luke 13:1-9 this morning during prayer. "Repent or perish!" the headline in my Bible says. This is what the text says: Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their … [Continue reading] about Why does God want fruit?
"And who is my neighbor?" the lawyer asks Jesus (Luke 10:29). The lawyer had just given a "correct" answer to his own question about what one must do to inherit eternal life. Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind... … [Continue reading] about “Who is my neighbor?” is a nonsensical question
The Christ Pantocrator icon from St Catherine's monastery at Sinai I'm reading through Ben Myers' book The Apostles' Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism, and I love what he says about God's power in the chapter on the word "Almighty." The … [Continue reading] about What is God’s power like?
In Ben Myers’ short book on the Apostles’ Creed, he has a chapter on the very first word of the creed: "I." He reflects a bit on our overly-individualistic age, musing that nowadays "we assume that the truest thing we could ever say would be … [Continue reading] about Who is the “I” who believes in the Apostles’ Creed?
I'm reading through Ben Myers' short book The Apostles' Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism, and in the first chapter he says that the creed comes from the "rule of faith," which was a distillation of the faith of the apostles, which is rooted … [Continue reading] about Creeds as sacramental, not just educational