No, it is not a political statement, but a profound reality for the believer in Jesus.
We typically here Jesus' temptation in the wilderness as a lesson in how to resist temptation, but often we play the part of the tempter, seeking the same kinds of…
In the Jewish understanding, and in Jesus understanding especially, the laws of God are not just rules to obey but a guide to understanding God's character and larger questions of…
Jesus calls us to be Salt and Light, but how are we to be salt and light in such a divided time as this?
Jesus and his family were faithful to their religious community and our religious community today can give structure and discipline to our Christian lives.
Sometimes an obscure reference is just obscure, but sometimes it is full of meaning. There was meaning in the reference to Zebulun and Naphtali.
In "fulfilling all righteousness" Jesus was really identifying with us and demonstrating the importance of being a part of the community.
The Rev. Susan Davidson, Guest Preacher for the Epiphany
Fr. Terry Highland, Priest Associate