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Brother John's Reflections

The Present Given By God

The Present Given By God

When you were slaves of sin, you felt no obligation to righteousness, and what did you get from this? Nothing but experiences that now make you blush, since that sort of behavior ends in death. Now, however, you have been set free from sin, you have been made slaves of […]

by × October 26, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Original Calling and Community

Original Calling and Community

The first time I had to present my defense, there was not a single witness to support me. Every one of them deserted me—may they not be held accountable for it. But the Lord stood by me and gave me power, so that through me the whole message might be […]

by × October 18, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Obedience of Faith

The Obedience of Faith

Through him we received grace and our apostolic mission to preach the obedience of faith to all pagan nations in honor of his name. You are one of these nations, and by his call belong to Jesus Christ. To you all, then, who are God’s beloved in Rome, called to […]

by × October 16, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Listening and Receiving

Listening and Receiving

The Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled by many things. But there is need for only one. Mary chose the good part. It won’t be taken away from her.” Luke 10: 41-2 In his commentary on the stories of The Good Samaritan and of Martha and […]

by × October 10, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Gift of Tears

The Gift of Tears

Then Nehemiah, that is, His Excellency, and Ezra the priest-scribe and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all the people: “Today is holy to the Lord your God. Do not be sad, and do not weep” — for all the people were weeping as they heard the […]

by × October 5, 2017 ×