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No One Is Righteous
Wednesday, 12 Oct, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
No One Is Righteous

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Romans 2:1-11
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 62
Gospel Reading: Luke 11:42-46

Do Not Judge
Before Paul turns to the subject of Jews and the Law, he turns to all righteous-feeling-men who think that the pagans will surely …

Greater Than David
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
Greater Than David

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Colossians 1:21-23
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 54
Gospel Reading: Luke 6:1-5

Before and After
For an article on Colossians 1:21-23, go here.
A Greater than David
The controversy regarding the disciples’ picking grain on the …

The Old and the New
Friday, 2 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | One Comment
The Old and the New

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Colossians 1:15-20
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 100
Gospel Reading: Luke 5:33-39

Hymn to Christ Glorified
See this article on Colossians 1:15-20
The Groom and the Banquet
The Pharisees and the scribes saw that Jesus was …

Whitewashed Tombs (Week XXI, Wednesday, OT I)
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
Whitewashed Tombs (Week XXI, Wednesday, OT I)

In 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13, Paul reminds the Thessalonians how he worked among them, treating them as a "father" deals with his children. He also points to the Thessalonians’ faith as one of the things he is grateful for, since they received "his word not as words of men but what it truly is, the Word of God.

Of Gnats and Camels
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | One Comment
Of Gnats and Camels

The denunciation of the Pharisees continue with the 3rd and 4th woes. The "weightier matters of the Law" are the essentials of Mosaic observance. Jesus names them: "judgment", "mercy" and "faith". "Judgment" here is the Greek krisis not krima. The latter is related to the judge and his authority; the other is the product of his action: the restoration or imposition of justice.