The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.28 Getting it Wrong, Again The writers of John’s Gospel reveal, once again, their fundamental misunderstanding of Jesus and mission. The ministry of Jesus was centered on real people, living real lives, facing real hardship, in the real world. His gaze was focused toward […]Read more "A Homily – John 17:1 – 11 ©"
The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.02.19 The Law of Human Making Jesus said to his disciples: ‘You have learnt how it was said: Eye for eye and tooth for tooth. But I say this to you: offer the wicked man no resistance. On the contrary, if anyone hits you on the […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 5: 38 – 48 ©"
A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 20.27 – 38 © The Gospel of the Day – 2016.11.06 The Letter of the Law Some Sadducees – those who say that there is no resurrection – approached him and they put this question to him, ‘Master, we have it from Moses in writing, that […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 20.27 – 38 ©"
A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 17:11 – 19 © The Gospel of the Day – 2016.10.09 Saved by Faith On the way to Jerusalem Jesus travelled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered one of the villages, ten lepers came to meet him. They stood some way […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 17:11 – 19 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.06.26 The Church of God As the time drew near for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely took the road for Jerusalem and sent messengers ahead of him. These set out, and they went into a Samaritan village to make preparations for him, but […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 9:51-62 ©"
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"
The Gospel of the Day – 2015.12.13 (Sunday) The Wisdom of John When all the people asked John, ‘What must we do?’ he answered, ‘If anyone has two tunics he must share with the man who has none, and the one with something to eat must do the same.’ There were tax collectors […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 3: 10 – 18"