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Bible 1 Yr – Day 203 – The Bride of Christ

Still not convinced about the nature of the relationship of the Christ and his Church. St. Paul sets it out yet again. So far, the entire letter had had this theme running underneath the surface. In chapter 1, Paul wrote … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 202 – One Lord, one faith, one baptism

More poignant words from St. Paul today on the nature of faith, the Church and the Body of Christ. He starts Chapter 4 with the following: 1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 201 – The Church Will Teach the Angels

Today, Paul says something that if you think about it is truly mind blowing: 8 To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 200 – The most Protestant verse in the bible …

… is actually Catholic. When we started this journey some 200 days ago, the first time I ever mentioned works came the response, “What about Ephesians 2:8?!” Which says, 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 199 – THE LETTER OF PAUL TO THE EPHESIANS

Today we begin the Letter of Paul to the Ephesians. Some key background information about his book is that it was probably written between A.D. 60 to 62 while Paul was under house arrest in Rome. Paul had spent many … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 197 – If Paul is a Priest what Sacrifice is Acceptable…

Today in the Letter to the Romans, Paul is just wrapping up, making travel plans, etc and then he nonchalantly slips in this little nugget: 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 180 – Super Apostles

As a Catholic, I can’t help but be blown away by some of the verses in today’s reading. Paul takes on directly some of the other preachers who have lead the Corinthians astray. This is what he says: 4 For … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 174 – The Ministry of Reconciliation

So we are deep into 2nd Corinthians. Paul has been speaking much about the Resurrection. He has been emphasizing to the people that the resurrection will be bodily. This makes sense in that Corinth was a commercial city composed of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 170 – Second Corinthians

Today we begin Paul’s Second letter to the Corinthians. This letter was most likely written with a year or so of the first letter probably in the fall of A.D. 56 or 57. Several things are noticeable in the first … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 164 – The Body of Christ

There are many divisions in the Church at Corinth. Paul started this letter speaking about how some claimed their faith was superior because of the gravitas of the person who baptized them. Yesterday we read about divisions within the way … Continue reading

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