Summer Vocation by Scott Hahn

“See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are” (1 John 3:1). I’ve often written and remarked on the astonishment that’s evident in that line. It seems to require an exclamation point: “And so we are!” After decades of preaching the Word—the same message […]

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Why Shepherds?

Micah also sees the coming King as a “shepherd” – another allusion to David, who a shepherd in the countryside around Bethlehem (see 1 Samuel 16:11). So as soon as Jesus is born, Luke, the master painter, shows us a field full of shepherds. This, too, may be a reference designed to stir the hopes of

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