The Gospels of Luke and Matthew tell us the story of the events concerning the birth of Jesus, son of Mary and Joseph. If you read both accounts, you will find different key events. The Sacred Author Luke tells us that there was a census and for that reason Joseph took Mary from Nazareth, in […]

A favorite passage from the bible is the Good Shepherd account in John chapter 10. Jesus tells this story while standing on the steps of the outer courtyard of the temple in Jerusalem. To modern readers the story that Jesus unwinds is very generic – Jesus is to the disciples what the Good Shepherd is […]

This topic is challenging because the term “covenant” occurs more than 300 times in the Pentateuch and Hebrew Scripture. It is usually translated from the Hebrew term b’rit and the Greek term diatheke. Even to say that the first covenant was made with Abraham is inaccurate, since God made an agreement both with Adam and […]

“My covenant with you is this: you are to become the father of a host of nations. No longer shall you be called Abram; your name shall be Abraham, for I am making you the father of a host of nations. I will render you exceedingly fertile; I will make nations of you; kings shall […]