Ember Day (Advent Day Eighteen)

Today is an “ember” day. In the catholic (i.e. universal) Tradition of the Church, ember days are days when the Church has set aside time specifically for ordination and prayer for the bringing in of new ministers. Advent is a good time of the Church year...

Our Daily Parables (Advent Day Fourteen)

But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples. Mark 4:34 So often we wonder why God seems to keep silence or fret that what we think we need to hear we are not hearing. We ask ourselves if God is...

“A Bit about the Word” (Second Sunday in Advent)

Today is the Second Sunday in Advent. My sermon this morning was about the “Word of Peace” which is Christ Himself, God Made Manifest, The Incarnate Word. What I challenged everyone to remember is that Christ is truly God’s Word — as Scripture...

“The Fatherless and Oppressed” (Advent Day Five)

“LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.” Psalm 10:17-18 Jesus came to save mankind from...

“With My Whole Heart” (Advent Day 4)

“I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.” Psalm 9:1 Ever since I was a child, I have yearned to love God with all of my heart. Aside from Christ, I would say that my Biblical hero was David. He had a...