Lent | First Sunday in Lent (Year B)
Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15
Sustainable Lenten disciplines anticipate an Easter in which they will continue. But surely Easter hope is for something more.
by Ted A. SmithFebruary 13, 2013
Monastic vows sound familiar to anyone who's been to a wedding. In both marriage and celibacy, we promise to be faithful.
For some Christians the most important characteristic of God is God's "unchangeableness," God the same--yesterday, today and forever. For myself, I value those instances in which God changes God's mind, "repents," we might even say, of past behavior.