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Devotional

The Irony of “The Lord’s Day”

It’s ironic that we call Sunday “the Lord’s Day” considering what Joel says about the day of the Lord in today’s lectionary reading:   2:1    Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all … Continue reading

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Mike Patin – Parent Night at Holy Ghost 09/11/2011

Here’s the audio from our recent youth event with speaker Mike Patin. Please feel free to pass this along to anyone you think might find it uplifting or useful. Mike Patin 09/11/2011 *The speaker does talk candidly about some topics … Continue reading

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Examining Our Produce

Today’s gospel reading is Matthew’s version of the parable of the sower.  I wrote about Mark’s version a while back.  The passages are obviously not identical, but the visual lesson I talked about last time works in either case, I … Continue reading

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Augustine on “Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?”

Concerning today’s gospel reading Augustine writes the following: 3. It is written in the Gospel, of the mother and brethren of Christ, that is, His kindred after the flesh, that, when word had been brought to Him, and they were … Continue reading

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Sermon Audio 07/03

I’ve posted audio from my sermon this past Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Hammond.  It is on the parable of the wedding feast.  You can listen here: Sermon 07/03

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Sunday Sermon

For those who missed it, I’ve posted this on my personal site.  I have posted the audio from a sermon I preached this Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Hammond.  Check it out HERE.

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“Be Perfect”

Here is an excerpt from the introduction of Holiness is Always in Season by Pope Benedict XVI in which Leonardo Sapienza comments briefly on the last verse of today’s gospel reading: For a Christian, what is true perfection? Christ’s words … Continue reading

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