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Taking God Seriously

We live in a big world. We’ve known that for a long time, and have been impressed. “How great are your works, LORD! How profound your designs!” (Psalms 92:6) But impressive as what we see is, God is greater: almighty, … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Parable Teller

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Wisdom 12:13, 16–19 Romans 8:26–27 Matthew 13:24–43 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 23, 2017 Deacon Dick Folger writes a simple little footnote to the readings of this … Continue reading

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Acting Like Truth Matters

Folks have thought truth is important for quite a while: “Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.” (Aristotle, “Nicomachean_Ethics” (349 BC)) “3 Love and truth will meet; justice and peace will kiss. “Truth will spring from the earth; … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy

I care about God’s mercy because I’m a sinner. What that means depends on who says it. I think and hope Jonathan Edwards meant well, and wish some of his imitators would be less enthusiastic. Or at least think about … Continue reading

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