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March 8, 2017 by jmar198013
The story of this fig tree receiving special attention—extravagant mercy and generosity—calls us all to see ourselves as that tree. Like Jesus said elsewhere: “Much will be demanded from everyone who has been given much.” We’ve been given much. Maybe we need to see a warning hidden in all our blessings: a judgment is coming if we don’t bear fruit worthy of repentance.
Making salvation known through the forgiveness of sins (Luke 1.68-79): an Advent Eucharist homily for 12.9.12Leave a comment
December 10, 2012 by jmar198013
The Lord’s Table reminds us that we are a forgiven people, whose vocation in the world is to make salvation known through the forgiveness of sins.