There has been a lot of stuff going on the world.  Unfortunately, there is a lot of sad stuff.  Turn on the news and you can hear about the shooting at Newtown and the hurricane that devastated New York, New Jersey, and other parts of ...Read the rest

Redeem Christmas Reflection 3: The Greatest Gift
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Before we were born, before our parents were born, before the United States, and before this world was created, there was the Word.  This Word was with God and was God.  And through this Word, all things were made.  This Word is the light of ...Read the rest

17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.  

14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, “This was he of whom I said, ‘He ...Read the rest

10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. 12 Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his ...Read the rest

7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe. 8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.9 The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world. ...Read the rest

4 In him was life, and that life was the light of men. 5 The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. 6 There came a man who was sent from God; his name was John.  

The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  

Redeem Christmas Reflection 2: Mary’s Commitment
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Imagine being a poor 14 year old girl assigned a task.  This isn’t any task though.  This task will change the world.  This task will atler everything.  People, cities, and nations are relying on this task to come through.  This task will also frustrate and ...Read the rest

Jesus Presented in the Temple 21 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. 22 When the time of their purification according to the Law of Moses had ...Read the rest