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Brother John's Reflections

Working In Hope

Working In Hope

As soon as they (the fig tree and all the trees) have put out shoots , you can see and know for yourselves that summer is already near. The same is the case for you. When you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near. Amen […]

by × December 1, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Gratitude and Service

Gratitude and Service

Hearken, you who are in power over the multitude and lord it over throngs of peoples!  Because authority was given you by the Lord and sovereignty by the Most High, who shall probe your works and scrutinize your counsels. Wisdom 6: 2-4 Jesus responded, “Were not ten people cleansed? Where […]

by × November 15, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love and Responsibility

Love and Responsibility

Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right? As you go to a magistrate with an adversary, try to make things up with him while still on the road. Otherwise he might drag you before the judge and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff and the […]

by × October 27, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Giving From The Inside

Giving From The Inside

“Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish. But your insides are full of greed and wickedness!  Fools!  Didn’t the one who made the outside also make the inside? So instead, give that which is inside as alms.” Luke 11: 39-41 Luke Timothy Johnson offers a quite […]

by × October 17, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Fear and Possessions

Fear and Possessions

Whenever a strong man is fully armed and guards his palace, his possessions are secure. But when a stronger than him breaks in and wins victory, he strips off the armor on which the man had relied, and distributes his spoils. The person who is not with me is against […]

by × October 13, 2017 ×