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Adam, David, and Jesus

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 21, 2014 .

Adam had a kingly mission. However, he became a bad king. David was meant to restore kingship to its proper form. However, he failed too. But Christ, the Lord, is the King who sets everything aright and restores creation. His kingdom rivals all others.

Mark’s Gospel and the Victory of God

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 12, 2014 .

The beginning of St. Mark's Gospel contains, in a sense, the whole Gospel message. It expresses the euangelion, the good news of Christ the King, whose victory over death brings salvation to God's people. Everyone is invite to come under the reign of this newborn king.

A Not Very Cozy Advent

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 14, 2014 .

Christ proclaims himself as the King of everything. This is a bold claim for it puts everything under him. However, he is a very different King than what we typically expect. So with the arrival of this King, we must change all our expectations.

We Need a Savior

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 30, 2014 .

The single biggest challenge of the Advent season is to feel our need for a savior. The truth is, we can't solve our problem through an act of the will, because the perversion of the will is the problem. We need help. We need the intervention of a loving God who will shape us anew. We need a savior.

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