Jesus Creed
January 2008 Archives

Please pray for this family — one of our blog’s readers is the father of the mother. Good news update as of 8am Tuesday morning.

Tom Wright’s new book, Surprised by Hope:, has just about become required reading for my Jesus of Nazareth class. In twenty gentle pages Tom sums up his massive study on the resurrection: Resurrection of the Son of God.

The word “missional” is in the air, and I’ve taken a stab myself at defining it (Bloglossary). The word to use for many of those using this word is “muddle.” What to do? I believe every pastor and every church […]

Most of those who read this blog have an interest in theology; many are students. One of the great students of theology and the Bible in the Church was St. Thomas Aquinas and this is the day, according to my […]

A favorite text for man is Matthew 6:33 (Q par. at Luke 12:31). Here it is in context: 25 ?Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what […]

3d Sunday after Epiphany Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory […]

MarkO pointed me to this snow sculpting in China. Cool. You know it’s cold when pigeons are seeking the flame:

The first part of Edith Humphrey’s book, Ecstasy and Intimacy, is about Love and has three sections: the Holy Tryst and Story, Separation and Approach, and (today’s post’s topic) Word and Wisdom/Knowledge and Faith.

O God, by the preaching of your apostle Paul you have caused the light of the Gospel to shine throughout the world: Grant, we pray, that we, having his wonderful conversion in remembrance, may show ourselves thankful to you by […]

We now come to a second “Q” text: Matthew 6:10. If Jesus ever defines kingdom of God it is here: