Monthly Archives: January 2018

Authority comes from God

By looking at the readings this Sunday we can see that authority comes from God. Just as Moses was given authority by God, the new Moses, greater than Moses, Jesus Christ, is given authority which he used to teach and to perform miracles, which people were amazed at. This authority has been given to the…
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Believe in the Gospel

How many hours or minutes do you spend with the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ every day? Or every week? Do you read the gospel? Have you ever had the experience of reading any of the four gospels in full? The message of this Sunday's gospel invites us to repent and to believe in…
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The Lamb of God

Today we see that John the Baptist calls Jesus “the Lamb of God.” A lamb is the young of a sheep. The Jews sacrificed lambs at the feast of Weeks, the feast of Tabernacles, the Day of Atonement, and the Passover. The lamb was also used as a metaphor for the Jews in their relationship…
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The Epiphany of the Lord

On the basis of the Old Testament the tradition arouse that the Magi were three kings; an idea inferred from the three gifts and from prophetic texts in the Old Testament. Christian legend names them Balthazar, Gaspar, and Melchior. Later interpretation attached a symbolic meaning to the three gifts: gold, because Jesus was a King;…
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