The Testimony of God

If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater. 1 John 5:9 We are familiar with the story of St. Thomas, “one of the twelve,” who was not with his brothers when Jesus appeared to them on Easter day. “Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails,Continue reading “The Testimony of God”

Knowing the Lord

It is the “first day of the week,” and the first day of our Lord’s resurrected life (Lk. 24). Two of his disciples are walking on the road, “reason[ing] with themselves,” “and are sad” in their reasoning. It is fitting that Christ appears to them in earnest discourse, for Christ himself is the Logos (Reason)Continue reading “Knowing the Lord”

His Victorious Might

According to the Apostle’s Creed (see also 1 Peter 4:6 and Ephesians 4:9), the first thing Christ does after his crucifixion is to visit the realm of the dead. In anticipation of his resurrection, however, he does not intend to stay as their guest. Rather, he comes to liberate those destined to share in hisContinue reading “His Victorious Might”