biblical freedom


The lesson I would like to offer here is one of the most valuable, but also one of the hardest to communicate to modern and postmodern Western people. We are all descendants of the French and American Revolutions, which did not have much use for “old” containers or even “containment” of any sort. Americans call it “freedom,” but we are going to see Jesus making the case for a much older and biblical freedom than mere freedom from restraints.

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Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent by FAN Board Member, Br. Paul Crawford, OFM Cap. This reflection was originally posted in our March 25th newsletter In the first reading from Joshua this week, we hear that God had removed the “reproach of Egypt from you.” After being freed from slavery, lost in the desert, […]

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