CHIESA GALED

MEDITATIONS

of the Word of God

WHAT WAS THE ROLE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST?

WHAT WAS THE ROLE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST?

“He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.” Giov 1:23 John was Jesus’ cousin, but categorically denied that he was the Christ that everyone was waiting for. The really important thing that John B.…

WHO IS AND WHAT DOES THE LAMB OF GOD DO?

WHO IS AND WHAT DOES THE LAMB OF GOD DO?

John B. saw Jesus come to meet him and said: “Behold the Lamb of God”. The Jews understood well what it meant: the lamb, in fact, was a sacrificial animal. The lamb was a substitute and his spilled blood was used to obtain forgiveness of sins. The sacrifices of the…

WHO IS THE WORD?

WHO IS THE WORD?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”¬† John 1:1 Why did John begin his Gospel by speaking of the Word? When John speaks of the “Word” does he refer to information, a concept, an idea or something else? John does…

WHY IS THE DRAMA OF INCREDULITY?

WHY IS THE DRAMA OF INCREDULITY?

“He came to his own, and his own received him not.” John 1:11 When one finds out who Jesus is and what he came to do here on earth, one should not “waste time” deciding whether or not to be on his side. The question arises: why are there so…

WRONG ATTEMPTS TO BECOME CHILDREN OF GOD

WRONG ATTEMPTS TO BECOME CHILDREN OF GOD

“Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.” John 1:13 Many have the illusion that in one way or another, we will all be saved in the end and, therefore, that we can all be children…