The Gospel of the Day – 2016.02.14 (Sunday) Temptation Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit through the wilderness, being tempted there by the devil for forty days. During that time he ate nothing and at the end he was hungry. Then the devil said […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 4:1-13 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.02.07 (Sunday) Go Beyond Yourself Jesus was standing one day by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the crowd pressing round him listening to the word of God, when he caught sight of two boats close to the bank. The fishermen had gone out of them and were […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 5:1-11 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.01.31 (Sunday) The Prophet at Home Jesus began to speak in the synagogue: ‘This text is being fulfilled today even as you listen.’ And he won the approval of all, and they were astonished by the gracious words that came from his lips They said, ‘This is […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 4:21-30 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.01.24 (Sunday) Purpose and Witness Seeing that many others have undertaken to draw up accounts of the events that have taken place among us, exactly as these were handed down to us by those who from the outset were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word, I in […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.01.10 (Sunday) Mythology and Ministry ‘A feeling of expectancy had grown among the people, who were beginning to think that John might be the Christ, so John declared before them all, ‘I baptise you with water, but someone is coming, someone who is more powerful than I […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 3:15-16, 21-22"
There are several clues to that we can follow, which will help us understand the significance of Mithraism in relation to other Mediterranean religions; especially Judaism and Christianity, which we can uncover in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. A close study of the Hebrew scriptures reveals that the Jewish people did not always have […]Read more "On Jesus and Mithra, Part Three (pages 6 – 8)"
The Gospel of the Day – 2015.12.27 (Sunday) Propaganda Every year the parents of Jesus used to go to Jerusalem for the feast of the Passover. When he was twelve years old, they went up for the feast as usual. When they were on their way home after the feast, the boy Jesus […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 2: 41 – 52"