Jesus Creed
December 2008 Archives

What is hinted at in the Benedictus of Zechariah and in the Gloria in excelsis of the Angels, and what comes out into clear focus with Simeon, becomes concrete reality in Matthew’s Gospel, chp 2. The magi, Gentile star gazers, […]

Is it “cancelled” or “canceled”?

Here is a letter sent to me about a woman struggling with faith, and one of her major questions is a deep, dread-type question: The shocking injustices some experience. Gary Haugen spoke at the service at Willow on the International […]

Kris and I are wondering if we need a land line. Each of us has a cell; yet we’ve held on to our land line phone for two or three years. We don’t have a fax. So, tell me, what […]

What the Angels envisioned – “peace on earth” – Simeon envisions as well. Here are the words of this aged saint who spent his time waiting for the Messianic kingdom: 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, […]

I wish my family had known of these things years ago! Just got this in the e-mail today from Amazon and had to pass it on for those who still don’t know what to buy.

I will give you my reasons why I’m baffled by the reactions by liberal Democrats because President Elect Obama has invited Rick Warren to give the invocation. First, because Inauguration Day is not a day for triumphalism, domination and a […]

This is what I found at Border’s. Here’s the image. As you can see, they managed to get The Blue Parakeet’s author as a certain former, pretty student of mine named Ron Martoia: This is Ron Martoia and it does […]

The four acts of advent are adoration, activism, community-building and – our theme this week – expansion.  Today we look at the message of the Angels from Luke 2: 13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with […]

We’ve talked a time or two about Inspired By The Bible Experience: The Complete Bible. I’ve listened to a number of NT books and most of the Psalms, and I’m wondering what you think of this wonderful tool. You might […]