Tag: Ephesians

  • Readings: Lent 3

    Jesus Overcomes the Strong Man Jeremiah was charged with speaking evil when he spoke the Word of the Lord (Jer. 26:1–15). So also, Jesus is accused of doing evil when […]

  • Readings: Epiphany 2

    Jesus’ First Miracle Reveals God’s Glory The coming of the Messianic kingdom means the restoration of creation. The sign of this restoration is that “the mountains shall drip sweet wine” […]

  • Readings: Epiphany

    The Lord God Is Manifested in the Incarnate Son The Feast of the Epiphany centers in the visit of the Magi from the East. In that respect, it is a […]

  • Readings: Christmas 2 (3-Year)

    Old Testament: 1 Kings 3:4-15 4 And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place. Solomon used to offer a thousand burnt offerings […]

  • Readings: St. Thomas (December 21)

    Old Testament: Judges 6:36-40 36 Then Gideon said to God, “If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said, 37 behold, I am laying a fleece of […]

  • Readings: Trinity 21

    God Declares Us Righteous Unsheathing His Word Against All Evil “‘Let there be light,’ and there was light” (Gen. 1:1—2:3). The Father speaks, and it is so. His Word accomplishes […]

  • Readings: Trinity 20

    Jesus Invites Us to His Wedding Feast to Receive Abundant Righteousness The Holy Spirit sounds forth the Gospel call: “See, I have prepared my dinner … Come to the wedding […]

  • Readings: Trinity 19

    Jesus’ Incarnation Secures for Us Life, Forgiveness, and Healing The Lord does not require us to ascend to Him; in mercy He descends to us (Gen. 28:10–17). The ladder in […]

  • Readings: Trinity 17

    Whoever Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted “Do not put yourself forward in the king’s presence” (Prov. 25:6–14). Rather, take the lowest position at the table. Humble yourself before Him. For […]

  • Readings: Trinity 16

    Jesus Calls forth Life from Death A large funeral procession carrying the only son of a widow is confronted by another large procession, Jesus and His followers. Death and Life […]