Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jesus’ Inaugural Address

  When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the … Continue reading

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Meeting St. Paul Again for the First Time

After he was in prison for some time, Paul was permitted to state his case before King Agrippa. Paul said to the king, ‘Indeed, I myself was convinced that I ought to do many things against the name of Jesus … Continue reading

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More Than One Way to Witness

Each of us was given grace according the measure of Christ’s gift. Ephesians 4:7 It had been my intention to write this week about the major themes I will address in greater detail at next weekend at the yearly gathering … Continue reading

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Prayers and the Presidency

Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. Jeremiah 29:1-7 On the day after the national election, we … Continue reading

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  Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. Isaiah 42:1-2 Peter began to speak to them: “I truly … Continue reading

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The Middle Space

And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased. Matthew 3:17 In the midst of the world’s uncertainties and our own personal challenges, whatever they may be, we enter the Christian … Continue reading

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