Revelation of the blessed Trinity

Revelation of the blessed Trinity

“There is something deeply instructive, and deeply comforting in this revelation of the blessed Trinity [at Christ’s baptism]…. All Three Persons in the Godhead are equally concerned in the deliverance of our souls from hell. The thought should cheer us, when...
It is Christ that speaks

It is Christ that speaks

“It is Christ that speaks. ‘I am in the garden in an agony, pouring out my soul unto death; I am on the tree, dying for sinners; look unto me! Look unto me!’ That is all you have to do. A child can look. One who is almost a (fool) can look. However...
Genuine mourning for sin

Genuine mourning for sin

“Genuine mourning for sin comes as a gift of divine grace…Grace comes into the heart, and enlightens the understanding, so that the man understands what his criminality is in the sight of God. Then the grace of God operates upon the conscience so that the man...
Colds, viruses, sniffles

Colds, viruses, sniffles

It’s that time of year when colds, viruses, sniffles, and sneezes are going around. Make sure to eat well, exercise, dress warmly, wash your hands often—whatever you need to do to take care of yourself. It’s hard to serve the Lord (and care for others) when you’re...
How to Fight for Joy

How to Fight for Joy

How to Fight for Joy “The fight for joy is not a fight to soften the cushion of Western comforts. It is a fight for strength to live a life of self-sacrificing love…. The aim is that Jesus Christ be made known in all the world as the all-powerful, all-wise,...
Does your life sometimes seem hectic?

Does your life sometimes seem hectic?

Does your life sometimes seem hectic, random,and out-of-control?  Does it sometimes seem that your plans are frustrated and that your life is going nowhere?  Do you sometimes feel like you have more than your share of hardship and  difficulty? Imagine Joseph and...