Labor in the Lord – merciful as the Father

This is the third week of our four week series we are calling “Labor in the Lord.” We hear in the writing of Paul, that in the Lord our Labor is never in vain. It may seem what we do for God does not accomplish anything, or we are not convincing people to become a disciple, or perhaps we think when we serve we are not making anything better. But when our labor is done…

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Romans 4:7 – January 19, 2018

Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered. Romans 4:7 NABRE      Paul writing to the community in Rome, in this section, chapter four, is writing about the faith and fatherhood of Abraham. Paul accepts Abraham is father of the Jews, but he also makes the case that Abraham is father to the Gentiles. Paul’s argument is so good, today we accept Abraham as father of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Paul declares…

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Proverbs 13:6 – December 8, 2018

Justice guards one who walks honestly, but sin leads the wicked astray. Proverbs 13:6 NABRE      God created the world and established equity and justice. He is regarded as the source and guardian of justice because justice and righteousness are His very nature, His attributes. Justice and judging are closely related, as Judge God administers justice by punishing those whose conduct makes the lives of others difficult. God provides retribution to all people according to their…

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