Lord of the Dead and of the Living

Originally posted on The Voice of One:
Picture by Patrick Murphy Death and resurrection cannot be separated.  This is so obvious it seems like a platitude.  Often our words and thoughts divide these into separate categories.  For the sake of clarity it’s sometimes helpful to consider them separately.  But it’s disastrous in real life.  Perhaps…

Time Out

I won’t be blogging for a few days.  My plan is to resume early next week.  Please browse previous posts.  Or, check out the links at the top of the slide viewer.  One of the links is “Suggestion Box.”  This is a place for asking questions or submitting topics you’d like to see a post…

Who Are You, Lord?

Lepicie, “Conversion of St. Paul” “Who are you, Lord?”  This was Paul’s question after Jesus struck him blind and stopped him in his tracks (Acts 9:1-5).  Paul was on his way to Damascus where he planned to continue killing or imprisoning followers of Jesus.  Then, the future apostle was a Pharisee.  He learned under the…

Another Scary Verse from Hebrews

http://vimeo.com/9654814 “For if we deliberately sin after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire about to consume the adversaries” (Heb. 10:26-27). This is one of those passages that most of us would like to wish away.  Until…