I Know My Savior Lives

5 October 2006: Thursday of the 26th Week in Ordinary TimeJob 19, 21-27; Psalm 27; Luke 10, 1-12 The Book of Job in the Old Testament wrestles with the question of suffering and the goodness of God. It probes the depths of our faith in spite of suffering. The Prologue to the Book tells usContinue reading “I Know My Savior Lives”

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The Lex Talionis

19 June 2006: Monday of the 11th Week in Ordinary TimeMatthew 5, 38-42: An Eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth The Lex Talionis is an ancient law that could be found in the Old Testament such as Exodus 21, 23-25, Leviticus 24, 19-20 and Deuteronomy 19, 21. It also appears in theContinue reading “The Lex Talionis”

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Back to the Basic: Fulfilling the Law

22 March 2006: Wednesday of the 3rd Week of LentMatthew 5, 17-19: The Law Lifestyle Channel promotes a going back to the basics. This is precisely what the Gospel asks of us today. Jesus makes a surprising statement at His sermon on the mount: “I have come not to abolish [the law] but to fulfillContinue reading “Back to the Basic: Fulfilling the Law”

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