Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 14, 2019
Jesus’ determination to travel to Jerusalem is the pivot on which Luke’s Gospel turns.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 14, 2019
Taking up the proclamation of God’s reign placed the disciples in an unexpectedly rich relationship with God and the world.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 31, 2019
With a faith like that of our biblical ancestors, we can find in Christ’s body, blessed and broken for us, the source of everything we need.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 31, 2019
Christians who continue Christ’s mission make the divine presence felt in even the most hostile of places.
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Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 17, 2019
The disciples’ mission is now ours, and Christ is ready to share with us the same power he gave them.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 17, 2019
In Luke’s mind, the Spirit that had once dwelt in the Temple had now taken up residence among Christ’s disciples.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 03, 2019
One might have expected a statement of disappointment or regret. Instead, Jesus speaks to his disciples of love.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 03, 2019
As the first disciples trusted in the Advocate, they found a love that gave peace to their hearts.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 19, 2019
The Twelve were servants of Jesus’ mission. Now, after the resurrection, they have become Jesus’ friends.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 19, 2019
This Sunday’s Gospel calls us to create that quiet place in the midst of the world’s distractions,
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 05, 2019
We are like the angel messengers at the tomb: to interpret the signs of Christ’s presence and activity.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 05, 2019
Vengeance, retribution and pitiless justice only amplify the power of sin.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMarch 22, 2019
Do you treat God’s law as a tool for conversion or for retribution?
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMarch 22, 2019
How can you emulate Jesus’ unwavering obedience to God?
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMarch 08, 2019
Good things happen to bad people because God hopes for their transformation.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMarch 08, 2019
In this parable, Luke presents a complex study of the interplay of freedom, duty and love.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneFebruary 22, 2019
The transfiguration requires us to let go of our masks and let others catch a glimpse of God in us.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneFebruary 22, 2019
Jesus overcame temptations to use divine grace for himself, so Christians must continue to seek God’s purpose in every gift they receive.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneFebruary 08, 2019
Living the Gospel makes us like the Father; this is what it means to be a child of God.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneFebruary 08, 2019
It is not enough for disciples to believe; their behavior must reveal God as the model for every deed.