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God Speaking to His Church

And word from the LORD was rare in those days, visions were infrequent … And the LORD appeared again at Shiloh, because the LORD revealed Himself to Samuel at Shiloh by the word of the LORD. 9 more words

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SATURDAY READING: Christos Mystikos — Jesus Christ and the New Millennium, by Lawrence S. Cunningham

From Who Do You Say That I Am? 

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly. (Colossians 3:16)

Karl Rahner once wrote, famously, that the Christian of the future would either be a mystic “who has experienced something or will cease to be anything at all.”  The burden of Rahner’s argument was that the day when Christians (he was speaking of his own experiences as a European) would simply be born into, and assimilated by, the Bavarian piety of his youth and young adulthood had passed, eroded by the traumas of the century, the rapid rise of urbanization, and the decline of insulated islands of traditional Catholic culture.  

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REFLECTION: The Soul Of Sunday, by Benedict XVI

From Heart of the Christian Life

“Sine dominico non possumus!”  Without the gift of the Lord, without the Lord’s day, we cannot live: That was the answer given in the year 304 by Christians from Abitene in present-day Tunisia, when they were caught celebrating the forbidden Sunday Eucharist and brought before the judge.   1,642 more words

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SATURDAY READING: Bread And Mission, by Wolfgang Vondey

From People of Bread

The multiplication of bread illustrates the central mission of the disciples of Jesus in the world.  The distribution of bread embodies the emphasis of the Old Testament on providing companionship and hospitality to the stranger, the outcast the poor, and the hungry.   5,047 more words

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The suffering Church, the militant Church, The triumphant Church.

“These have one purpose, and they give their power and authority to the beast. These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful.” 14 more words

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God is LOUDLY Calling His People to Repent! Are YOU listening & responding?

Did you know tomorrow is an annual Day of Repentance recognized by 40 states and 30 nations? It is! The Day of Repentance organization started two years ago with two annual calls to repent; one on Yom Kippur the Jewish Feast of Atonement, and the second, more pertinent to America is April 30. 618 more words

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Storied Past - 20

Mary Elizabeth Hammberg, Ed’s wife, had been thinking for several weeks about him. They had talked fairly often, but since her father had insisted she come back home until Ed straightened himself out, she had been confused about her role and her future. 845 more words

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