Tag Archives: Mariology

Intimacy of the Incarnation

August 15th is a holiday commemorating the Virgin Mary  (or, more specifically in the Roman tradition, her assumption into heaven at the end of her life).  This year, August 15th was also my wife’s due date, but as it turned … Continue reading

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Salvation Begins in Childbearing?

Today, December 8th, is a traditional holiday commemorating the conception of Mary, the mother of our Lord.  According to Roman Catholic teaching, she was born without the stain of original sin, so they call this feast the Immaculate Conception.  But … Continue reading

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Haggai part 2c: What is a Temple?

In my latest sermon on Haggai 2:1-9, I spoke about different Temples throughout history.  Here I’d like to focus on what a Temple actually is, and how they have been identified through biblical history.  To repeat what I said previously: … Continue reading

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Counting Down Advent

Christmas is approaching quickly!  And because this is such a busy time of year for many people, it’s easy to miss that thoughtful and excited sense of anticipation that the Advent season calls us into.  If you’re finding this month … Continue reading

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Blessed Mary’s Birthday

This is a devotional in observance of the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, September 8th. Call to Worship (Revelation 4:11) Worthy is the Lord our God; to receive glory and honor and power! Almighty God, to … Continue reading

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Welcome to God’s Family!

Welcome to God’s family!  Yes, that’s the whole sermon in one sentence – welcome to God’s family. Everything else that follows is detail on what that means. Specifically, we’re looking at these six verses from Romans 8, which are like … Continue reading

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The Minor Feast of our Lady of Walsingham

The Minor Feast Day of Our Lady of Walsingham is celebrated in Anglican calendars on October 15th.  I will be preaching the following homily this evening.  The Epistle reading is 1 John 4:7-16 and the Gospel reading is Luke 1:26-38.  … Continue reading

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