Lord, have mercy on unjust judges. Like me.

 

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I was prepared to confess having been unfair with the evidence. But that seems a varnish. Continue reading “Lord, have mercy on unjust judges. Like me.”

Any church but Rome, right?

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Does is really matter which church? I believed the Bible and I really wanted to follow Jesus.  But what does that even mean? Continue reading “Any church but Rome, right?”

The True Light Enlightens Everyone

God’s logos enlightens Justin Martyr

 

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.” (John 1:1-2; The Word, Greek: logos)*

Saint Justin Martyr, a mid-second-century Church Father, was martyred between 162 and 167 C.E. A Samaritan, Justin was born at Flavia Neapolis, near what was the ancient Canaanite, and then Israelite, city of Shechem. Continue reading “The True Light Enlightens Everyone”

Myth became fact

A gallop with the King

     Yes, in joy you shall go forth, in peace you shall be brought home; Mountains and hills shall break out in song before you, all trees of the field shall clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12 (NAB)

     And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 (NAB)

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The pages of Sacred Scripture rustle with imagery, wonders and outright promises.  One day this fallen world will be different. Continue reading “Myth became fact”

All Roads Lead To Rome

Backroads in the Bible Belt

The early years

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” (John 14:1-3, KJV).

Sitting on my dad’s bed, reading the Gospel of Saint John, Continue reading “All Roads Lead To Rome”

To know Him, and be known by Him

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Because it’s true.

Why does a Baptist-turned-Reformed-Presbyterian enter the Roman Catholic Church?  Short answer:  Because it’s true. Continue reading “To know Him, and be known by Him”