It seems contradictory: Help others carry their burdens / You should carry your own burden. But when you apply law and gospel the passage, it makes sense. We love others best when we help them [...]
Higher Things® presents the Daily Reflections for Epiphany 2020. Reflections are available as a printable booklet and in a variety of formats for download or daily subscription.
Why exactly do we celebrate all of those feast days on the Church calendar? Who are all of these “saints” and why exactly should we care about them? And what does any of that have to do with ME? [...]
Churches are full of sinners who have flare-ups. They do stupid, hurtful things. The only hope they have is for you to show them mercy and love. Your pastor needs you to treat him (and the rest [...]
The truth is, we think we’re good people…but we’re not. We’re self-centered, we’re unfaithful, we’re…not good. If God really gave us what we deserved, [...]
The parable of the Workers in the Vineyard makes it clear that salvation is a gift given by God, not something that we earn and receive as payment. We are not saved by what we do or don’t [...]