Leaders are not always led by God… It is even possible to say the right words but still lead people in the wrong direction.
And to the angel of the church in Pergamum… “I know where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is…” January 29, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: Deuteronomy 12:28-32; Revelation 2:12-17; Meditation: “I’m not defeated” Morning Invocation The earth is the Lord’s for he made it: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer Almighty God, whose most dear Son wentContinue reading “January 29 Devotional (2021)”
Moses pleaded, “O Lord GOD… Please let me go over and see the good land beyond the Jordan, that good hill country…” January 28, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: Psalm 111; Deuteronomy 3:23-29; Romans 9:6-18 Morning Invocation The earth is the Lord’s for he made it: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer Heavenly Father, in you weContinue reading “January 28 Devotional”
Does not wisdom call? Does not understanding raise her voice? On the heights beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand…
Intense persecution should drive Christians to the Word and Sacraments, where God comforts us, restores our perspective on judgment and eternity, and empowers us for fervent prayer and faithful witness.
Cover Image: “Conversion de saint Paul sur le chemin de Damas” (Cathédrale St-Paul, Liège), By Bertholet Flemalle (source) January 25, 2021Epiphanytide Today’s Readings: Acts 26:9-21; Psalm 67; Galatians 1:11-24; Matthew 10:16-22; Reflection: “From that day forward…“ Evocation The Lord chose one out of the people, and gave him the glory of the Eternal Vision: Let usContinue reading “The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle”
In Jeremiah’s honestly recorded moments of despair we can find hope.
The behavior of scoffers goes hand in hand with self-indulgence and mockery of God’s work in the creation of the world…
As pottery breaks into pieces when it is thrown on the hard ground, so God’s judgement would shatter the city and scatter those dwelling there.
But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.