Monthly Archives: December 2016

18 12, 2016

Sunday 18th December – O Adonai

2019-05-28T15:16:49+00:00December 18th, 2016|

Adonai is the Old Testament’s way of writing the name of God. Via its Greek equivalent, Kyrios, it is best translated into English as Lord. That same title includes the connotation of Israel’s Lawgiver and Leader. Israel’s Lord manifested His presence to Moses on Mount Sinai. Moses perceived the divine presence as something which suggested the likeness of a burning bush. This was [...]

10 12, 2016

The Great Thaw

2019-05-28T15:17:59+00:00December 10th, 2016|

Christ said that John the Baptist was the greatest man ever born of woman. That makes John greater than Isaiah, or Jeremiah, or any of the other prophets. Why? Because those earlier prophets had foretold that Christ would come. But John correctly identified Him when He finally did arrive, pointing to him and saying "Behold the Lamb of God!"   The [...]

3 12, 2016

Tota Pulchra

2019-05-28T15:20:02+00:00December 3rd, 2016|

The Almighty gave this world into our charge as His stewards. He gave us a garden of surpassing loveliness to care for. What a mess we have made of our stewardship. Spiritually and morally we have turned the garden into a jungle. Since the Fall from grace of our primordial parents, all human beings come into the world fatally flawed, [...]