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What is the Difference Between the Two?

Symbolism-Metaphors-and Statues, oh my.

This is a condensed version of a two-year study that added to the foundation of several religious beliefs and psychology already well set within. 1,427 more words

What is grace?

“Grace is the unmerited, undeserved, unearned kindness and favor of God.”

-Pastor Michael Todd

I’ve been listening to a series of sermons from Pastor Michael Todd…

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A Bitter Pill

Homily, Ordinary Time Sunday 20B

During this past week, I’ve been having trouble with my sinuses. I am getting better, but I just want to apologize up front in case I need to pause for a coughing fit at some point during this Mass. 821 more words

Called Beyond

The Cross Is An Offense

August 18

“And I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision,
why do I still suffer persecution?
Then the offense of the cross has ceased.”
Galatians 5:11… 231 more words


The Crucifixion and the Meaning of Compromise

“Let us go, therefore, to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach.”

“Woe to those who go down to Egypt, who trust in horses, who rely on chariots because there are many of them, and on horses because of their strength. 1,994 more words


A Cross Meant To Kill Is My Victory

As Christians, we talk a lot about victory. We know that because of Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross and His resurrection we have victory over death, and because of our faith in Him we can have victory in life, as well. 534 more words

At What Cost: The Via Dolorosa

Lately, I have been reminded of Christ’s sacrifice on the Cross, something that as a body, we have watered down.

In light of the gravity and weight of my own sins, I can’t help but humble myself when I really physically imagine what He experienced for me. 495 more words