Jesus Creed
December 2007 Archives

… on January 7 when I will begin a lengthy series on the meaning of Kingdom of God. I will examine every reference to “kingdom” in the Gospels to examine this question: Is the kingdom bigger than the Church?

For Webster … What do you expect for a 15 year old Bichon …

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh” (Matthew 2:10-11). […]

The Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Day December 25 O God, you make us glad by the yearly festival of the birth of your only Son Jesus Christ: Grant that we, who joyfully receive him as our Redeemer, may with […]

On the eve of our Christmas celebration, Jesus? birthday, we light all of the candles of the Advent wreath.

Do you have a “rule of life”? What have you learned from adapting or forming a rule of life? In the 9th chp of Robert Webber’s The Divine Embrace we are treated to three groups of three teachings, each of […]

Every generation needs to examine for itself the reliability of the Gospels. Is the depiction of Jesus accurate? Can they be trusted? Are they reliable enough for us to anchor our faith in Jesus? There are now “three bears” in […]

“We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.? So said the Magi according to Matthew (2:2). Herod, a filthy deceitful tyrant, wants to know where Jesus is born so he, too, can worship the newborn […]

Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one […]

Today we relight the first three candles of the Advent Wreath — the candles of HOPE, PEACE and JOY. Now we light the fourth candle of Advent. This is the candle of LOVE.