Resources on Gerald Darring

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Listening to Jesus Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/2LentA031217/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Lent , Transfiguration , Listening to God , Love Source: The Sunday Website A Lenten reflection by Gerald Darring on Matthew 17:1-9. Darring echoes the voice from the Mount of Transfiguration, calling Christians to listen to Christ and hear what he says about love, peace, and liberty. Justice and Love Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4OrdA012917/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , Justice , God's Love , Love your neighbor Source: The Sunday Website The love of God is more powerful than all our sin, and the justice of God overcomes all the world’s injustice. Gerald Darring comments on Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; Psalm 146; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; and Matthew 5:1-12. Making Peace Possible Article by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PassionB032518/reflections_justice.html Article by Gerald Darring Topics: Peace , Jesus , Palm Sunday , Jerusalem Source: The Sunday Website Describing the violence that Jerusalem, the "city of peace," has traditionally encountered, Gerald Darring's article on Mark 11:1-10 takes inspiration from a Vatican II encyclical in describing the peace Christ brought through his suffering and death. Expand Your Neighborhood Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/30OrdA102917/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Justice , Love your neighbor , Love to God , Social Justice Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 22:34-40, Gerald Darring writes that one way we humans express our love for God is by loving our neighbor. The implication of this means looking after the marginalized, not just about being nice.... Heavenly Vision; More Human World Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/Transfiguration2017/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Transfiguration , Longing , Glory , Darkness Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 17:1-9, Gerald Darring says that we recognize that we have our citizenship in heaven, but in the meantime we exercise our citizenship on earth for the coming of the kingdom of God. The Joy of Liberation Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4AdvB122417/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Covenant , Incarnation , Reign of God , Church Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on 2 Samuel 7:1-16 and Luke 1:26-38, Gerald Darring writes that Jesus is to transform the Davidic covenant and occupy the throne as Emmanuel, God-with-us. He invites us to submit to God’s rule like Mary.... Authority Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/21OrdA082717/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Church , Ecclesiastical Authority , Power , Leadership Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 16:13-20, Gerald Darring writes that the purpose of authority in the church is not to control but to help people seek the values that will bring them lasting joy in this changing world. God's Justice Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/25OrdA092417/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , Work , Justice , Grace Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Jesus' parable of the workers in the vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16), Gerald Darring says that all workers are treated the same because in God's view of justice, all are entitled to a decent life. False Teachers Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4OrdB012818/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: False witness , Justice , Morality , Teaching Source: The Sunday Website The reading for today speaks of false teachers, however they aren't always people. Gerald Darring explains that sometimes they are culture, society, and institutions as well. The Brink of Self-Destruction Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/3OrdB012118/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Peace , Justice , Kingdom of God , God's Will Source: The Sunday Website In Jonah, Ninevah realized that "No greater challenge or higher priority can be imagined than the development and perfection of a theology of peace suited to a civilization poised on the brink of self-destruction” according to... Neglecting the Present Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/1AdvB120317/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Advent , Hope , Time , Social Justice Source: The Sunday Website In this Advent reflection, Gerald Darring echos the call for watchfulness described in Mark 13:33-37 for the Advent season as one anticipated the gifts that God offers. Perfected Revelation Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/EpiphanyB010718/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Epiphany , Revelation , Magi , King Source: The Sunday Website The “epiphany” of Jesus was his revelation to the world. Jesus is still being revealed in our own day, and like the magi in Matthew 2:1-12, we are to do him homage, writes Gerald Darring. Perfected Revelation Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/EpiphanyA16/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Epiphany , Revelation , Offering , Jesus Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on the epiphany of Jesus (Matthew 2:1-2), Gerald Darring sees each of the three gifts of the magi as representing a different aspect of Jesus' relating to the world. People of God Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Pentecost , Sin , Peace , Unity Source: The Sunday Website "The sinful spirit of the world divides and separates people; the Spirit of Christ unites people and brings them together." Gerald Darring discusses this common theme in Acts 2:1-11 and 1 Corinthians 12:3-13. Suffering Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PassionA040917/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Death , Suffering , Cross , Pain Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 27:11-54, Gerald Darring invites us “to welcome our suffering,” to bear witness to God by following Christ’s example of suffering and to pray for sharing with Christ in his resurrection and new life. Bringing Light Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4LentB031118/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Justice , Exile , Christ , Light Source: The Sunday Website God’s people are in exile. They are homeless, hungry, exploited, and abused. God sends prophets and liberators, but we ignore them. A brief reflection by Gerald Darring on 2 Chronicles 36:14-23. The Encounter Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/3EasterA043017/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Easter , Jesus , Conversion , Discipleship Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Luke 24:13-35, Gerald Darring writes that the disciples are so moved by their encounter with Jesus that they turn around to face risk and uncertainty. The Easter event can also turn around our lives. The Challenge of Forgiveness Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/24OrdA091717/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Forgiveness , Gospel , Mercy , Evil Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 18:21-35, Gerald Darring writes that "some of the social ills that we struggle against result in part from the refusal of people to forgive." Justice in the Trinity Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/TrinityB052718/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Unity , Trinity , Persons , Equality Source: The Sunday Website The Trinity is for us the model towards which we strive as a community: free individuals with total equality in complete unity. A brief reflection by Gerald Darring. He Who Is To Come Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/3AdvA121116/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Advent , Change , Messiah , Social Justice Source: The Sunday Website "One knows that the messiah has come because a real change has taken place in society," writes Gerald Darring, reflecting on Matthew 11:2-11.

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