Tag Archives: ten commandments

Love and marriage

Today’s readings include the golden calf incident during the Exodus, and the parable of the wedding banquet  You may have seen, as I did, the story this week of a young girl who chose a new, white suit in which … Continue reading

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Year A Epiphany 6: Choose life

Jesus said, “If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out.” Gruesome stuff. What does he mean by it? I remember when our eldest child was newborn, and sleeping in my arms in the living room in front … Continue reading

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Year B Lent 3: Superstitions and the first commandment

The rest of the sermon: God spoke these words: I am the Lord your God … you shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol … you shall not bow down to them or worship … Continue reading

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Superstitions and the first commandment

Looking towards Sunday, I read this in the Oxford Bible Commentary about the Exodus reading (Ex0dus 10: 1-17): “Modern preachers interpret this [the first] command in a moralistic way: anything which absorbs a person’s devotion is his/her god … But this is … Continue reading

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