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Five Themes in Isaiah's Prophecies of Christ's Birth

First, there’s a sense of something wholly new. “See, I’m doing something new. Now it springs forth. Do you not perceive it?” So Isaiah 43:19 declares. Isaiah trembles with excitement at the sense of something wholly new and unexpected. The e...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 20, 2016

Homily for the Nativity of The Lord, (Christmas) December 25, 2016, Year A

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)My dear brothers and sisters, all of our ideals, all of our dreams of what we want to be, and of what our world can be… all of our visions and understandings of God,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Repost: Why Isn’t Jesus Named Emmanuel?

The following is reposted from December of last year. We present it here for your consideration:In Matthew’s Gospel, an angel appears to Joseph in a dream and tells him, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home.
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Rorate Coeli | The Advent Prose

The text of this hymn recited in the Mass and Divine Office during Advent comes from the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 45:8) in the Vulgate. It is a plea of the Prophets, the Patriarchs and the entire Church, who together await the Messiah. Speaking to the...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

come in from the cold: real fasting

God is for family. Even your in-laws (relatives).  Here is the reality God sees. “Shout with the voice of a trumpet blast. Shout aloud! Don’t be timid. Tell my people Israel[a] of their sins! 2     Yet they act so pious! They come to the...
by Narrow Gate to Heaven? on Dec 7, 2016

come in from the cold

“Shout with the voice of a trumpet blast.    Shout aloud! Don’t be timid.Tell my people Israel[a] of their sins!2     Yet they act so pious!They come to the Temple every day    and seem delighted to learn all about me.They act like...
by Narrow Gate to Heaven? on Dec 7, 2016

O Antiphons Overview

The liturgical season of Advent has two parts, both of which look to the coming of the Lord. The first part of Advent, which immediately follows the feast of Christ the King and ends on December 16, looks to his second coming — the return of Jesus...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 6, 2016

The Jesse Tree

Jesse Trees are a very old Christmas tradition dating from medieval times. They are used to tell the story of the Bible from creation to the Birth of Christ. Depictions of the Tree of Jesse are based upon the prophecy of Isaiah 11:1-2:But a shoot sha...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

Logos Free Book -How to Read Proverbs by Tremper Longman III

The Logos Free Book of the Month offer for December is How to Read Proverbs by Tremper Longman III (IVP, 2002). Longman is a well-know Old Testament scholar who has contributed a commentary on Proverbs in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament...
by Reading Acts on Dec 2, 2016

Music Video: Isaiah Rashad – 4r Da Squaw

Here’s a new video from Isaiah Rashad. This one is for his record “4r Da Squaw”. Directed by Dave Free & Christian Sutton. His new album ‘The Sun’s Tirade’ is available now. Watch the video on page 2.
by New Hip Hop Music on Sep 5, 2016

Album Stream: Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade

After battling a pills addictiton and revealing that he was almost dropped by TDE, Isaiah Rashad gives fans his new project ‘The Sun’s Tirade’. Featuring guest appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, SZA, SiR, Mike WiLL Made It, Ca...
by New Hip Hop Music on Sep 2, 2016

Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade 2016 Album Zip Download

  Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade 2016 Album Zip Download   Album Download 1. Where U At? // Download 2. 4r Da Squaw // Download 3. Free Lunch // Download 4. Rope / Rosegold (Ft. Sir) // Download 5. Wat’s Wrong (Ft. Zacari & Kend...
by Smartrena on Sep 1, 2016

The Road to Jesus Leads to God

The Israelites during Isaiah’s day, just like all humanity in every age, was separated from God by their sins (Isaiah 59:1-2). The Israelites had not respected the law of Moses, which God had given them (Isaiah 42:21, 24). That is … Continue...
by How to be saved on Aug 24, 2016

The 100 Season 3 Highlight Reel

Fans of THE 100 will want to check out this highlight reel from the action-packed third season of the hit series which was unveiled during its Friday, July 22, panel at Comic-Con 2016 and which included an all-new voice over by series star Eliza Tayl...
by Box Office Buz on Jul 25, 2016


“Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not.”- Isaiah Berlin...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 10, 2016

New Music: Childish Major Ft Isaiah Rashad & SZA – Happy Birthday

Producer Childish Major celebrates his birthday by releasing a new record aptly titled “Happy Birthday” featuring TDE’s Isaiah Rashad and SZA. Listen to the music on page 2.
by New Hip Hop Music on Jul 5, 2016

American Honey Trailer

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
by Box Office Buz on Jun 21, 2016

Industrial Revolution

Everything’s industry. It has haunted me for some years now that we’ve let our corporate greed run away with our imagination so that nothing but “industry” remains. We don’t wish to interfere with the gun industry. The guns we like …...


This is not a hen. She looks like a hen. She lays eggs like a hen. But I have a hunch she is a dog…or a person. She comes when she is called. She begs… Continue Reading… The post DOG, CHICKEN, OR HUMAN? appeared first on LET THERE BE PE...
by Let There Be Pets on Jun 17, 2016

a tale of two cities: a choice

This is the time to mourn. The church must wake up and mourn. I am talking to the church as a whole on earth, not just America, China, Europe, Africa, Asia, Third world or first world. I am calling out to both the traditional evangelical and the Spir...

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