Tag : Colossians 2:8-12

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Ascetical struggle also helps, as Paul suggests in today’s reading, to cultivate the habits of sober, righteous and godly living. sobriety, righteousness, and godliness are the fruits of Christian discipleship; of lives shaped around the Person and teaching of Christ. And the fruit of discipleship is the good work of a daily, hourly, witness to Christ and the Gospel.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017: Feasts of Circumcision of Christ & Basil the Great; New-martyr Peter of the Peloponnesos Epistle: Colossians 2:8-12 Gospel: Luke 2:20-21, 40-52 The Apostle Paul is never shy in his willingness to draw an unfavorable comparison between the wisdom of this world and wisdom of God. He does this in any number of places including his epistle …

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