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Rise Up and Follow Jesus

Homily for September 21, 2016
Feast of St. Matthew
Matthew 9:9-13

Caravaggio completed his “Calling of St. Matthew” in 1600 for the chapel of the church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, where it remains today. 462 more words

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Matthew, the tax collector

Jews would usually turn away when they passed the customs place where Matthew, the tax-collector, was sitting. But

“As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. 357 more words


Commentary on Matthew 22: Pharisess and Saducees

By Babatope Babalobi +2348035897435 babalobi@yahoo.com

Mathew 22 vs 34 and 46

34 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together. 211 more words


Where Are The Heroes Now?

I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not give me clothing, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’ Then they also will answer, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not take care of you?’ Then he will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.’ And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life. 966 more words

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Shame and Guilt: Biblical Culture-Hopping

So I’ve been reading an introduction to Biblical interpretation over the last wee while, just while I’m waiting for Pseudo-Dionysus to arrive. It’s really surprising how much literary theory they’ve started throwing around in there – you can thank the post-modernists for that. 1,032 more words


As it is in Heaven

How do you imagine Heaven? I had a dream once about Heaven, and it felt very real. I had my own home, and I knew everyone, and there was an amazing camaraderie between everyone. 371 more words