In Romans 8, St. Paul develops the contrast between present sufferings and future glory.
My first encounter with natural delight changed my life. I ended up leaving my parish ministry in North Carolina to move to the United Kingdom. Since then, I’ve gone out into wildernesses and the countryside with increasing regularity, spending as much time as I responsibly can soaking in the natural world and learning how to delight.
Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Jazz speaks for life.”
God despises bores. Easter reminds us of this. Put the redemption of the world into our hands, and we’d come up with something unimaginative, uninspiring, and probably much too believable.
Mightier than the sound of many waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea, mightier is the LORD who dwells on high.
Can Christians believe in life after death? According to Episcopal priest George Clifford, the short answer is “No.”
When Sunday preaching proclaims the Sunday message, it is the final piece of a grand puzzle finally clicking into place.
Why shouldn't Mary Magdalene touch the Risen Lord?