The Great Absolution: Father Forgive Them (Luke 23:34)

Our Lord’s first words from the cross are universally and foundationally meaningful. As his accusers and tormentors accomplished their goal by giving Him the appointment with death through the torturous Roman cross, the Savior called out the intercessory absolution,...

Hated for His Name (Luke 21:5-28)

A person’s name is not simply a vocable, but it is linked to especially two things.  It is linked to everything about that person’s identity and it is linked to what that person does (or did).   Simply put, your name is linked to who you are and to what you do. The...

Heretical Resurrection Beliefs (Luke 20:27-40)

At least three heretical beliefs about resurrection are associated with this Sunday’s Gospel. Verse 27 explains, “There came to him some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection.” This is the first of such wrong-headed beliefs associated with this...