Occam’s Razor and the Resurrection

The Reading from the First Epistle of St. John 1:1-7 We speak of Jesus of Nazareth, of His life and miracles and the miraculous claims that followed His life very often.  We think and meditate and ponder them to such a degree that at times it becomes difficult to regain the wonder and awe and […]

Did the disciples lie about the resurrection?

The reading is from the gospel according to St. John 20:19-31 As we reflect upon this passage for a few minutes let’s first consider the words of the Apostle St. Paul in 1 Corinthians chapter 15 when he writes “And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith also is […]

When God Changed His Mind.

The Reading from the Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 & The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 7:37-52; 8:12 Perhaps we should begin by saying that God never really changes His mind. He is a constant and unchanging presence in the universe and in our lives. Nevertheless it appears in Scripture and […]