Last Epiphany (Transfiguration) 2021

As I read today’s passage out of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, I had to read it twice, because the first time I totally misconstrued what he was saying, and it made me realize some of the difficulties individuals who have been participating in our C S Lewis study are having with the Screwtape Letters.Continue reading “Last Epiphany (Transfiguration) 2021”

Last Epiphany (Transfiguration) 2021

As I read today’s passage out of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, I had to read it twice, because the first time I totally misconstrued what he was saying, and it made me realize some of the difficulties individuals who have been participating in our C S Lewis study are having with the Screwtape Letters.Continue reading “Last Epiphany (Transfiguration) 2021”

5 Epiphany 2021

Freedom and obligation.  The late teens and early twenties are an exciting and scary time for most people.  Driver’s licenses, dating, jobs and/or college, marriage, apartments, voting, drinking, military service, bank accounts, taxes just to name a few.  There are a host of things that you were not allowed to or didn’t have to doContinue reading “5 Epiphany 2021”

1 Epiphany 2021

I have always been cautious to avoid preaching my opinion and have tried to stay focused on the gospel.  When I strongly voice a particular interpretation of some passage, I try to tie it back to ancient, respected theologians or clearly state that this is just my personal understanding of a passage.  I do notContinue reading “1 Epiphany 2021”

2nd Sunday of Christmas 2021

We cover a lot of historical time in our liturgy this week.  Thirty years give or take a year or two.  Christmas we heard Luke’s version of the Nativity and on Sunday we got John’s theological poetry concerning the incarnation, but by next Sunday we will be looking at Jesus’s baptism, so today we willContinue reading “2nd Sunday of Christmas 2021”

Christmas Day 2020

The year 2020 has been a difficult one for most of us by comparison to what we think of as normal.  Depending upon your profession, you may have been overworked or struggled to find work.  Many people lost loved ones this year, and many others were separated from their loved ones by time and spaceContinue reading “Christmas Day 2020”