Archive for March, 2010

Urgent to Repent – Lent 3C – Mar 7 2010

Posted in Messages - Year C - Nov 09 - Nov 10 on March 15, 2010 by classicchinny

The 1931 floods in China had over a million victims as a multitude of horrible weather patterns hit the country including 7 cyclones and two feet of rain was recorded at weather stations.  Listed as the worst natural disaster in history according to Wikipedia, the death toll is staggering.  What did these people do wrong?  Were they sinful?  Did they make God angry?  What did they do to make God so angry with them?

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Prove It – Lent 1C – Feb 21 2010

Posted in Messages - Year C - Nov 09 - Nov 10 on March 15, 2010 by classicchinny

As Jesus finishes his 40 days in the wilderness, the devil finds Him when He is weak.  Thirsty, famished and emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually exhausted.  Jesus had just been baptized where His identity has been revealed to us as God’s Son the beloved and that same Spirit that descended on Him like a dove led him into the wilderness.  The devil tests him three times, once to turn a rock to bread to satisfy His hunger, once to  give him the kingdoms of the world to satisfy the human side of Jesus and its desire for power and once to throw himself off the pinnacle of the temple to prove that He is the Son of God.  I can just see it, the devil taunting Jesus.  “If you’re so power and magical turn this rock to bread.  Come on your hungry aren’t you?  Turn this stone to bread.  What can’t you do it?  Prove it.”  Continue reading

The Company – Epiphany 5C – Feb 7 2010

Posted in Messages - Year C - Nov 09 - Nov 10 on March 15, 2010 by classicchinny

Peter made his living in the sales department of a major advertising company in the centre of the huge metropolis.  Peter always managed to get just enough work done so that his supervisors couldn’t complain about his work ethic or socializing.  The first to leave and the last to arrive, he wasn’t the most ambitious employee; he was not the apple of his supervisor’s eye, but he did just enough so that he wasn’t a speck in his supervisor’s eye either.
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