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Maker of Heaven and Earth

Please see this outstanding lecture by Cyril of Jerusalem, written in the mid to late 300's on the words from our Creed, "Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible." Not only is it spirituallyl uplifting, but it serves to counter the vapid notions of evolution with which we are inundated; and which serve to destroy faith in Christ, Christian hope, ...

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St. Ambrose on the Lord's Supper

This writing is from De Sacramentis, written of St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan in the last quarter of the 4th century.He is considered one of the greatest doctors of the church. You can read more about him here. This particular chapter is concerning the Holy Eucharist as it was taught to catechumens preparing for baptism. What a wonderful way these early church Fathers had o...

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Psalm 85

The 85th Psalm, assigned for Advent 3, is filled with Christian comfort, remission for our sins, and the promise that God will display his divine favor in our lives. Verses 10ff remind us that we are hemmed in on all sides by the Lord's own love, faithfulness, righteousness, peace, goodness and increase. All of this comes true for us by the Lord's ...

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