Consider the following apparently abstract question: would the Son of God have been born, even if humankind had never sinned? Would Christ — the Godman — exist if humanity had never fallen? 450 more words
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This afternoon was spent in the kitchen, baking cookies and brownies for the youth at church and a pan of from-scratch cornbread for dinner tonight. The house was quiet, the windows thrown wide open to let in the cool autumn air, and the dog kept me company as she curled up in a patch of sunlight coming through the back door. 1,083 more words
This post opens with Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of Colossians chapter 1 followed by his notes on verses 12-20. Text in purple indicates his paraphrasing of the text he is commenting on. 1,835 more words
Note: the following commentary begins on verse 9. Notes in red represent my additions.
9. Therefore we also, from the day we heard, cease not praying for you and imploring that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 1,771 more words