A Homily – John 12:20 – 33 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.03.18   Be Mindful of the Propaganda The Gospel for today strayed far into the field of propaganda and myth. It is a disservice to the memory of Jesus, who was not killed for the “glory” of God, or to fulfill some divine purpose, he was killed only to […]

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A Homily – John 2:13 – 25 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.03.04   Corruption The gospel of the day moves the reader in different directions. The writers had a mix of motivations. On the one hand they wanted to express the understanding that the death and resurrection of Jesus was foretold by him, it was known, and it was in […]

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A Homily – John 1:35 – 42 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.01.014   John and Jesus, and Peter Too It is important to note that John’s Gospel, being the latest, and last to be written, coming nearly one-hundred and fifty years after the death of Jesus, takes a radical departure from any attempt to present the life of Jesus in […]

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A Homily – Luke 2:22 – 40 ©

  The Gospel According to Luke – 2017.12.31   Fulfillment Propaganda, and Mythology Read the narrative carefully. It is mythology and propaganda, as such it is a deviation from the way, for the way is always found in the service of the truth. The gospel writers gave us narratives concerning the early life of Jesus […]

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A Homily – Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 ©

The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.04.09     The Passion   The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew   Key: N. Narrator. ✠ Jesus. O. Other single speaker. C. Crowd, or more than one speaker. One of the Twelve, the man called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, […]

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A Homily – John 11:1 – 45 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.04.02     Raising the Dead   I am the resurrection and the life   There was a man named Lazarus who lived in the village of Bethany with the two sisters, Mary and Martha, and he was ill. It was the same Mary, the sister of the sick […]

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A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 4:12 – 17 ©

The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.22     After John’s Arrest   Hearing that John had been arrested, Jesus went back to Galilee, and leaving Nazareth he went and settled in Capernaum, a lakeside town on the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali. In this way the prophecy of Isaiah was to be fulfilled:   […]

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