Christ made our poverty his own, and we see in Christ the strange and rare paradox of lordship in servant’s form and divine glory in human abasement. Read more
Come now, and let me show you that the Son is called God. “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall give birth to a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel, which means, ‘God is with us.’ ” Read more
The Apostles’ Creed is, as to its form, not the production of the apostles, as was formerly believed, but an admirable popular summary of the apostolic teaching, and in full harmony with the spirit and even the letter of the New Testament.
Let us here treat briefly of the different kinds of baptism. Moses baptized, but in water, in the cloud and in the sea; but this he did figuratively. Read more
FROM JESUS’ PERSPECTIVE, LAZARUS WAS SLEEPING. It was really true that he was sleeping. To his sisters he was dead; to our Lord, he was sleeping. Read more
Why wait two days longer instead of coming immediately unless Jesus wanted to give free reign to death before he conquered it so that no one could doubt Lazarus had truly died? Read more
As to why he wished to be conceived and born not of a simple virgin but of one who was betrothed to a man, several of the Fathers have put forward reasonable answers. Read more
Do not fall into despair because of stumbling. I do not mean that you should not feel contrition for your sins but that you should not think them incurable. Read more