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  • "The Messenger of the Covenant" (Advent sermon on Malachi 3:1-7b)

    12/10/2015 12:54:25 AM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 5 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | December 9, 2015 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    "The Messenger of the Covenant" (Malachi 3:1-7b) Which messenger is which? There are two messengers mentioned in our text for today from Malachi 3--in fact, three messengers, if you include Malachi himself. So which messenger is which? We'll try to explain and untangle all this now, and we'll direct our attention especially to the most important of these messengers, namely, "The Messenger of the Covenant." The messenger of the covenant--he certainly is prominent in our text. But there's a messenger who comes before him, and he's mentioned too--that's the messenger who will prepare the way before the Lord. So that...
  • The Sins of God’s People As Stated in the Prophet Malachi

    11/04/2015 8:35:23 AM PST · by Salvation · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-03-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Sins of God’s People As Stated in the Prophet Malachi Msgr. Charles Pope • November 3, 2015 • In yesterday’s post, we considered the sins of the priests (and they were numerous enough). Today we examine the sins of the people that the Lord sets forth in the Book of Malachi. Here, too, please understand that not everyone is guilty of all of these things. However, they are common human sins and sinful attitudes. So consider this inspired list (for it is from the Lord) and pray for conversion and repentance, for the picture here is all too familiar.I....
  • Abortion clinic defenders joke about aborted baby, tweeting Lunch for all

    07/16/2015 8:42:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | July 16, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Pro-lifers have gathered in Montgomery, Alabama where they are protesting abortion in that city. Also there are groups of abortion supporters who have taken to social media to mock efforts of the anti-abortion folks. The clinic: Reproductive Health Services Their Twitter Page Hangout: Pink House Defenders A few hours ago the pro-choice defenders began tweeting, wheres Malachi? Malachi was a 21 week aborted baby boy that was found frozen in a jar with three other little children at an abortion mill in Dallas, Texas, in February 1993. Malachi was buried at the Cemetery of the Innocents in Dallas, Texas, in...
  • The Fire Next Time -- A Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent

    12/07/2014 7:07:10 AM PST · by Salvation · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-06-14 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Fire Next Time – A Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent By: Msgr. Charles PopeAn old spiritual says, God gave Noah the rainbow sign, No more water, but the fire next time. The second reading in today’s Mass speaks to us of the “Fire next time” and again reminds of the need to be ready for the coming of the Lord. This homily focuses especially on that Second reading wherein St Peter reminds us of a passing that will come for us all, sooner or later. And since Advent is a time to prepare by prayer and repentance, we do...
  • The Dramatic and Final Words of the Old Testament. A fitting close to the Advent Season

    12/23/2013 2:02:30 AM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12/22/2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In this, the final full day of Advent, we read the closing words of the Old Testament, from the book of the prophet Malachi. These closing words, these final lines of the Old Testament are nothing short of astonishing. Terms like riveting and stunning also come to mind.While they ring with a promise, they also warn of great peril to those who do not lay hold of the promise. The words come forth almost like iron pellets. And though there is the way through, but it is only by being refined as through fire and by becoming fire.Consider the words:...
  • "The Day Is Coming" (Sermon on Malachi 4:1-6; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-28)

    11/16/2013 7:55:01 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 9 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | November 17, 2013 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    The Day Is Coming (Malachi 4:1-6; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-28)The Day Is Coming. The Day Is Surely Drawing Near. What day am I talking about? Thanksgiving? No, nobody cares much about Thanksgiving anymore, except for eating turkey and watching football and getting a head start on . . . Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday, the big shopping day of the season--now thats a day that lots of people get excited about! But no, thats not the day Im talking about. Oh, OK then, Christmas, that must be it. Only 37 shopping days left till Christmas! The...
  • Malachy's Prophecies - The Last 10 Popes

    02/25/2005 9:17:07 PM PST · by Ryan Bailey · 84 replies · 68,361+ views
    Malachy's Prophecies - The Last 10 Popes 1. The Burning Fire. PIUS X. 1903-1914. This Pope showed a burning passion for spiritual renewal in the Church. 2. Religion Laid Waste. BENEDICT XV. 1914-1922. During this Pope's reign saw Communism move into Russia where religious life was laid waste, and World War I with the death of millions of Christians who were carnage in Flanders Field and elsewhere. 3. Unshaken Faith. PIUS XI. 1922-1939. This Pope faced tremendous pressure from fascist and sinister powers in Germany and Italy, but he was an outspoken critic of Communism and Fascism which enraged Hitler....
  • "For Behold, the Day Is Coming" (Sermon on Malachi 4:1-6 and Luke 21:5-36)

    11/13/2010 8:27:53 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies · 2+ views
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | November 14, 2010 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    For Behold, the Day Is Coming (Malachi 4:1-6; Luke 21:5-36)For Behold, the Day Is Coming, says our Old Testament Reading this morning. And in the Holy Gospel, Jesus goes on to tell us more about that day--and the days leading up to it. What day are we talking about? When? What is going to happen when that day arrives? And what about those days leading up to it? What will they be like? And what does all this mean for us in the here and now? Thats where our lessons this morning are taking us. You see, its November. Were...
  • Lionizing an Anti-war Activist's Suicide

    11/27/2006 7:55:34 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 15 replies · 829+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 11/28/06 | Warner Todd Huston
    A man poured gasoline on himself on November 3rd and on the side of the road on Chicago's Kennedy Expressway he lit himself on fire. It caused a traffic jam, but little else. In fact, no one even knew who the suicide was for several days until a friend of his got a letter sent him by the dead man just before his final day. And still, few cared. It turns out this was supposed to be some kind of anti-war statement akin to a Buddhist monk's self-immolation in Saigon during Vietnam. Sadly, this protester didn't seem to know that...
  • 10-ounce newborn defying survival odds at Mobile. (Sympathy to the family on the Child's passing)

    03/05/2005 3:19:49 AM PST · by beaversmom · 2,158 replies · 41,332+ views
    Ledger-Enquirer ^ | March 4, 2005 | AP
    MOBILE, Ala. - A medical team at the University of South Alabama's Children's & Women's Hospital have closely monitored the progress of a newborn who weighed only 10 ounces at birth on Feb. 15. His parents, Phillip and Monica Whitlock, said tiny Malachi Andreas Whitlock is so far holding his own. "I feel he's got 100 percent chance of survival," his father said. They said they chose the name Malachi because it's one of the smallest books of the Bible, and Malachi means "messenger of God." "He's so small, and he's sent a message to us of what love is,"...
  • Connor Peterson, Laci Petersonand Malachi

    05/02/2003 2:59:32 PM PDT · by cpforlife.org · 5 replies · 636+ views
    NATIONAL AMERICAN HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL ^ | New York Lambs of Christ
    Connor Peterson, Laci Petersonand Malachi INTRODUCTION The many articles about the tragedy of Connor Peterson and his mom Laci Peterson have brought to mind another murder of a baby boy. His name was Malachi. His story is below and has done a tremendous amount of good in battling the demonic industry of abortion. Though we will never see Baby Connor or know him in this life, he has touched the lives of millions around the world. Lets pray that the death of Connor Peterson not be in vain, but that like Malachi-- God intended it for good to accomplish what...