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Eastern Church Gets it More than the Western Church

Eastern Church Gets it More than the Western Church Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 John 20:1-9 See Anastasis Fresco Chora Church, Istanbul Length: 12:24 Size: 17 MB Download “Easter Church Gets it More than the Western Church” MP3.

Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection

Human Bodies: Week 1 Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection Sunday, April 1, 2018 (Feast of Easter) The risen Christ is the standing icon of humanity in its full and final destiny. He is the pledge and guarantee of what God will do with all our crucifixions. At last we can meaningfully live with hope. It is no… Continue Reading Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection

Incarnation

Jesus of Nazareth: Week 2 Incarnation Thursday, January 25, 2017 (Feast of St. Paul) Incarnation should be the primary and compelling message of Christianity. Through the Christ (en Christo), the seeming gap between God and everything else has been overcome “from the beginning” (Ephesians 1:4, 9). [1] Incarnation refers to the synthesis of matter and… Continue Reading Incarnation

Universal Resurrection

Heaven Universal Resurrection Monday, December 18, 2017 For Christians, Jesus Christ is the ultimate symbol of the universal pattern of union with the divine: “When Christ is revealed, and he is your life, you will be revealed in all your glory with him” (Colossians 3:4). God’s clear goal and direction for humanity is mutual indwelling,… Continue Reading Universal Resurrection

The Pattern for Everything

Resurrection The Pattern for Everything Friday, May 12, 2017 Jesus both reveals and identifies with humanity in all its stages, and even reveals the trajectory of all history—at its beginning, at its lowest points, and at its fulfilled end. Jesus, the Christ, illustrates “The One, Single New Man” (Ephesians 2:15), an Archetype, a Stand-In for… Continue Reading The Pattern for Everything

Love Is Stronger than Death

Resurrection Love Is Stronger than Death Thursday, May 11, 2017 I believe the meaning of the Resurrection of Jesus is summed up in the climactic line from the Song of Songs, “Love is stronger than death” (8:6). If the blank white banner that the Risen Christ usually holds in Christian art should say anything, it… Continue Reading Love Is Stronger than Death

The True Self Says YES/The False Self Prefers NO

Resurrection The True Self Says YES/The False Self Prefers NO Wednesday, May 10, 2017 The great wisdom teachers and mystics say in various ways that you cannot truly see or understand anything if you begin with a no. You have to start with a yes of basic acceptance, which means you do not too quickly… Continue Reading The True Self Says YES/The False Self Prefers NO

From Infinite Love to Infinite Love

Resurrection From Infinite Love to Infinite Love Tuesday, May 9, 2017 We all want resurrection in some form. Jesus’ resurrection is a potent, focused, and compelling statement about what God is still and forever doing with the universe and with humanity. Science strongly confirms this statement today with different metaphors and symbols: condensation, evaporation, hibernation,… Continue Reading From Infinite Love to Infinite Love

Grace Is Key

Resurrection Grace Is Key Monday, May 8, 2017 (Feast of Lady Julian of Norwich) The goodness of God fills all the gaps of the universe, without discrimination or preference. God is the gratuity of absolutely everything. The space in between everything is not space at all but Spirit. God is the “Goodness Glue” that holds… Continue Reading Grace Is Key

Dying into Life

Resurrection Dying into Life Sunday, May 7, 2017 The Resurrection is not a one-time miracle that proved Jesus was God. Jesus’ death and resurrection name and reveal what is happening everywhere and all the time in God and in everything God creates. Reality is always moving toward resurrection. As prayers of the Catholic funeral Mass… Continue Reading Dying into Life

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