The Power of Jesus Christ

Man’s Feeble Power Since the fall of Man in Eden, men have pursued power to fulfill selfish desires.  “Power” comes from the Latin, potis, meaning, “to be able” and “strength, vigor and control”.  Men seek power to in an attempt to control other men (political, economic), natural resources (land, resources) and even life itself (longevity, […]

The Power of Jesus Christ

Man’s Feeble Power Since the fall of Man in Eden, men have pursued power to fulfill selfish desires.  “Power” comes from the Latin, potis, meaning, “to be able” and “strength, vigor and control”.  Men seek power to in an attempt to control other men (political, economic), natural resources (land, resources) and even life itself (longevity, health). […]

Hell. “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.”

In the movie the Princess Bride, one of the heroes, Inrigo Montoya, responds to one of the villains’ continual use of the word “inconceivable”.  Each time the villian, supposedly a genius, says, “Inconceivable” what occurs actually is very conceivable.  Finally, Inrigo says the famous line, “You keep using that word.  I do not think it […]

Escaping from the Stone-Throwing Storm Troopers

In the Gospel from the Mass from yesterday (John 10:31-31), the Jews are preparing to stone Jesus to death because they believe that He has blasphemed.  After Jesus confounds them with with both logic and evidence, here is what happens: “Again they tried to arrest him, but he escaped from their hands.” (John 10:39). How […]

Complexity Explained

  In the Gospel reading from the Mass for today (Mark 12:28-34), Jesus demonstrates His great ability to synthesize complexity and distill Truth