Posts tagged redemption

Christ, the Light of the World

Friday 31 December 2021

This Christ-child in his nativity unites heaven and earth, the divine and human, the temporal and eternity and invites us to participate in his great work of redemption.

Christ among the Doctors, Paolo Veronese (1528–1588), c.1560; Museo del Prado, Madrid

The Son of the Father

Monday 1 February 2021

Our Lord speaks with profound authority, not through the loudness of his voice or the manner of his presentation, but because he speaks as Son of the Father — as God himself.

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?

Sunday 2 August 2020

Even if we fall and fall badly, our Lord always provides a way back for those willing to take it.

Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom

Sunday 21 June 2020

It was to address our fallen nature that Our Lord came, to free us from the reign of evil, sin and death and make possible our reconciliation with God, the Father. Fear of what the implications might be for our lives or relationships, and the changes it may well require, should not impede our embracing of the way of reconciliation with our Lord.