The Life of Jesus: God’s Extreme Consideration for Humanity

He did not shun; he chose. He did not shun the virgin’s womb; he chose a mother. He did not shun the human body; he chose flesh and blood. He did not shun the angel’s name; he chose a destiny. He did not shun the circumciser’s knife; he chose purity. He did not shun God’s law; he chose obedience. He did not shun John’s baptism; … Continue reading The Life of Jesus: God’s Extreme Consideration for Humanity

The Triumph of Palm Sunday

Yesterday we celebrated the Proper Liturgy for the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday. One of the primary themes of this day is the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. This year the story of the triumphal entry came from Mark 11:1-11. The triumphal entry also marks our entry into Holy Week. During the blessing of the palms we prayed: On this day he entered the holy … Continue reading The Triumph of Palm Sunday