For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
“Listen! Behold, a sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it. Other seed fell on rocky ground…”
June 11, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Isaiah 42:5-12 / Psalm 112 / Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3 / Matthew 10:7-16 / “St. Barnabas’s Story” Evocation We are fellow-citizens with the saints and of the household of God, through Christ our Lord, who came and preached peace to those who were far off and those who were near.Continue reading “Feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle”
The LORD God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all livestock and above all beasts of the field; on your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.
In that day the LORD with his hard and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will slay the dragon that is in the sea.
“…and the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.”
“Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon…”
The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.
…yet they would not hear.