Being in the Church, Not of It

Archive: Oct 2018

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Being in the Church, Not of It

October 23

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Often we hear the remark that we have to live in the world without being of the world. But it may be…read…read more

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The Garden of the Saints

October 22

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The Church is a very human organization but also the garden of God’s grace. It is a place where great sanctity keeps…read…read more

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The Church, God’s People

October 21

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As Jesus was one human person among many, the Church is one organization among many. And just as there may have been…read…read more

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Superabundant Grace

October 20

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Over the centuries the Church has done enough to make any critical person want to leave it. Its history of violent crusades,…read…read more

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The Two Sides of One Faith

October 19

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Our faith in God who sent his Son to become God-with-us and who, with his Son, sent his Spirit to become God-within-us…read…read more

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Believing in the Church

October 18

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The Church is an object of faith. In the Apostles’ Creed we pray: “I believe in God, the Father … in Jesus…read…read more

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The Church, Spotless and Tainted

October 17

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The Church is holy and sinful, spotless and tainted. The Church is the bride of Christ, who washed her in cleansing water…read…read more

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Called out of Slavery

October 16

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The Church is the people of God. The Latin word for “church,” ecclesia, comes from the Greek ek, which means “out,” and…read…read more

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