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  • Let's Get Out Of This Place [The Harrowing of Hell]- Glory to God for All Things

    04/23/2019 1:44:29 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 175 replies ^ | April 22, 2019 · | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    The Saturday before Palm Sunday is known as Lazarus Saturday among the Orthodox, and they celebrate Christ raising him from the dead just prior to His entrance into Jerusalem (gospel of John). It is a feast that offers something of a preview of Christ’s resurrection, and a foretaste of the General Resurrection at the End of the Age. Some years back I sat in a cave that is purported to be the grave of Lazarus. I could not help but think of him – but of him in Hades rather than the tomb. It is said in the Fathers...
  • The Shroud Of Turin Is Not Jesus' Burial Cloths

    07/17/2018 1:36:35 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 62 replies
    Patheos ^ | March 2, 2015 | Kermit Zarley
    Tonight, CNN presented a one hour television documentary special entitled “Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery.” I thought this title was inappropriate because the entire episode was about whether or not the Shroud of Turin is the burial cloth of Jesus. Thus, the title should have had “Shroud of Turin” in it or the like. CNN did some advertising of this special, so I think they were a bit deceptive about whole thing. They interviewed some scholars, including Ben Witherington III who is a friend of mine. I am always surprised by the attention given the Shroud of Turin by many...
  • 'Look up here, I'm in heaven': David Bowie's 'parting gift'

    01/11/2016 5:52:17 AM PST · by nuconvert · 78 replies
    DailyMail ^ | Jan. 11, 2016
    (Full Headline) 'Look up here, I'm in heaven': David Bowie's 'parting gift' to his devastated fans - a haunting last video released just three days before he lost his secret 18-month battle with cancer David Bowie released a haunting video in which he declared 'look up here, I'm in heaven' just three days before he lost a secret 18-month battle with cancer. The star, whose new album came out just last week, passed away from the illness in New York yesterday surrounded by his family, according to an announcement posted on his official website and Facebook page today. His final...
  • What CATegory are you in? A Meditation on why the Lord “needs” our faith.

    04/07/2014 1:43:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/6/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    One of the main threads that ran through Sunday’s Gospel about the raising of Lazarus was faith, the need for faith and the Lord’s desire to draw others to a deeper faith. Jesus permits the illness and subsequent death of Lazarus, and even delays coming in order to increase their faith. He persistently questions both Martha and Mary about their faith and prays aloud that the crowd will come to come to greater faith. Yes, Jesus wants to grow everyone’s faith. This is something about which he is passionate – but why?Simply put, faith is the door that must be...
  • I’ll Take Back what the Devil Stole from Me. Msgr. Pope Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

    04/05/2014 2:38:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | April 5, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In today’s Gospel We hear the story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead. The story is a significant turning point in the ministry of Jesus for, as we shall see, it because of this incident that the Temple Leadership in Jerusalem resolves to have Jesus killed.As is proper with all the gospel accounts we must not see this as merely an historical happening to people 2000 years ago. Rather we must recall that I am Lazarus, I am Martha and Mary. This is also the story of how Jesus is acting in my life.Let’s look at this Gospel...
  • Your life is not about you

    06/22/2012 3:25:14 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | June 21, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I was meditating on John 11, for personal Bible Study earlier today. It is the story of the raising of Lazarus. And I was struck by the following lines:[Martha and Mary] sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.” When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.” Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. Therefore, when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days…..[Later. Jesus] told [his disciples] plainly, “Lazarus...
  • Tips on how to be a good "FReeper"

    12/26/2007 8:08:46 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 304 replies · 2,081+ views
    self ^ | 26 Dec, 2007 | Self
    It seems to me that we are getting a lot of new members and the following may be helpful to them. Live in a solid "red" state and when anybody complains about some asinine law in their blue state, tell them to "just move from there". The simplistic solution is always the best one. Refer to California as Californicate or Kalifornia. The people's republic of (insert state name here) is always good. When an article appears about something negative happening in public schools, proudly proclaim that all your kids are home schooled and geniuses to boot. Extra points if you...
  • Yankee Stadium vendor punished for ‘harassing’ Boston pitcher

    10/05/2011 6:59:54 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | Oct 03 2011 | David Brown
    That will teach beer vendor Steve Lazarus to get jocular with the jocks. No doubt under pressure by Major League Baseball's fraternization police, the New York Yankees recently threw down the dragnet on Lazarus, who got a little too chummy with the team's oldest and most-hated rival. -snip- Lazarus, 53, also works as a stand-up comedian when he's not vending, but he wasn't laughing after being humiliated and punished for doing, he says, nothing wrong. Lazarus was standing with co-workers near a freight elevator on the terrace level when they heard the clacketty clack of cleats on the floor. They...
  • The 2nd Death of Lazarus???

    01/25/2010 1:17:52 PM PST · by 2harddrive · 20 replies · 1,097+ views
    Vanity | 10/25/2010 | Vanity
    As most of you know, Jesus, in John 11:11, acknowledged the death of his friend, Lazarus. He then went on to wake him from the dead, four days later. NOW: does it say anywhere in the Bible, or in other historical documents, how or where Lazarus died, when he died the 2nd time? OR DID HE? Perhaps he is running a bagel shop somewhere in Jerusalem to this day?
  • Tales of Woe Ring True in L.A. Jewelry District [LA Merchants "Melting Jewelry To Pay Rent"!]

    12/23/2009 6:34:34 PM PST · by Steelfish · 17 replies · 927+ views
    LATimes ^ | December 23rd 2009
    Tales of Woe Ring True in L.A. Jewelry District Some merchants are selling gold as scrap just to survive David Lazarus December 23, 2009 I knew things would be bad even before I set out this week to see how jewelry stores were faring this holiday season. I knew owners of these small businesses were facing a triple whammy: the crappy economy, sky-high gold prices and a product that's a luxury and by no means a necessity. I expected to hear more than a few tales of woe. But I wasn't ready for the complete devastation I came across. "It's...
  • Accused LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus' court hearing postponed

    06/09/2009 2:54:12 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 65 replies · 1,823+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 9, 2009 | Andrew Blankstein
    LAPD Det. Stephanie Lazarus was led into L.A. County Superior Court at about 10 a.m. to formally face charges of premeditated murder in connection with the fatal shooting two decades ago of her ex-boyfriend's wife. Instead, her arraignment was continued to July 6. Lazarus, 49, was dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit; her curly hair was styled straight. She was represented by attorney Mark Pachowicz. She was wearing handcuffs chained to her waist, and sat in a chair with her legs crossed in the suspect pen. She spoke with her attorney through a narrow, barred window. Lazarus could face the...
  • Veteran detective's arrest in 1986 killing stuns the LAPD

    06/06/2009 5:27:16 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies · 1,317+ views
    LAT ^ | 06/06/09 | Andrew Blankstein and Joel Rubin
    Veteran detective's arrest in 1986 killing stuns the LAPD LAPD Det. Stephanie Lazarus had earned commendation for her work tracking stolen artwork and forgeries. Police allege Det. Stephanie Lazarus, 49, shot her ex-boyfriend's wife, then harbored the secret for more than two decades. By Andrew Blankstein and Joel Rubin June 6, 2009 Shortly after she sat down at her desk on the third floor of LAPD headquarters Friday morning, Det. Stephanie Lazarus was told a suspect in the basement jail had information on one of her cases. The 25-year police veteran went quickly downstairs. As Lazarus removed her firearm to...

    04/09/2009 11:16:55 AM PDT · by pobeda1945 · 2 replies · 441+ views ^ | 09 / 04 / 2009 | The Very Rev. Alexander Schmemann
    The Beginning of the Cross: Saturday of Lazarus "Having fulfilled Forty Days... we ask to see the Holy Week of Thy Passion." With these words sung at Vespers of Friday, Lent comes to its end and we enter into the annual commemoration of Christ's suffering, death and Resurrection. It begins on the Saturday of Lazarus. The double feast of Lazarus' resurrection and the Entrance of the Lord to Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) is described in liturgical texts as the "beginning of the Cross" and is to be understood therefore, within the context of the Holy Week. The common Troparion of these...
  • Lazarus Saturday (the messianic power of Christ)

    04/04/2009 4:18:19 AM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies · 340+ views
    USCCB ^ | April 4, 2009
    JohnChapter 11 1 1 Now a man was ill, Lazarus from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who had anointed the Lord with perfumed oil and dried his feet with her hair; it was her brother Lazarus who was ill. 3 So the sisters sent word to him, saying, "Master, the one you love is ill." 4 When Jesus heard this he said, "This illness is not to end in death, 2 but is for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it." 5 Now...
  • LAZARUS SYNDROME: Dead Wife Is Alive, Husband Sues Hospital

    10/08/2008 8:41:53 AM PDT · by Justice Department · 19 replies · 1,714+ views
    Wilmington, DE (AHN) - A man from Georgetown, Delaware has sued the Beebe Medical Center (BMC) in Lewes and its staff for allegedly wrongly declaring his wife dead in May last year. Johnson brought his wife to the hospital at 7:35 p.m. for treatment of indigestion but she soon suffered a heart attack at 8:05 p.m. Doctors called for Johnson, who was in the waiting room, and told him his wife did not respond to resuscitation and never regained a pulse so she was declared dead at 8:34 p.m. At 9:50 p.m., a nurse noticed Judith was still breathing and...
  • Lazarus and the Rich Man

    07/19/2008 8:36:59 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 50 replies · 176+ views ^ | Jan 98 | Bryan T. Huie
    LAZARUS AND THE RICH MAN The parable of Lazarus and the rich man has been the foundation for many of the erroneous beliefs about "hell" within traditional Christianity. Some have viewed it not as a parable, but as a true story Christ told to give details about the punishment of sinners in hell. Yet a thorough, unbiased examination of this story will show that the generally accepted interpretations of this passage of Scripture are fallacious and misleading. In this article, we will go through the parable verse by verse to determine what Christ was truly teaching. Those who insist that...
  • "Raising the Dead, Arousing Faith, and Rousing the Opposition" (Sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent)

    03/06/2008 3:36:46 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies · 956+ views
    March 9, 2008 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Raising the Dead, Arousing Faith, and Rousing the Opposition” (John 11:1-53)Our text today is the account of the raising of Lazarus, from John chapter 11. In this chapter Jesus does three things: He raises the dead. He arouses faith. And he rouses the opposition. Three things, and what he does, he does for you. The most obvious thing Jesus does is to raise a dead man. Think about that. Jesus raises a dead man. Who has ever heard of such a thing? The man’s name was Lazarus. He was a friend of Jesus and his disciples. His sisters you’ve heard...
  • "Who Will Help Poor Lazarus?" (Sermon on Luke 16:19-31)

    09/30/2007 10:59:17 AM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies · 815+ views
    September 30, 2007 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Who Will Help Poor Lazarus?” (Luke 16:19-31)Rich man, poor man--which would you rather be? Let’s look at an example of each in a story that Jesus tells. He begins: “There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man’s table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores.” Wow, quite a contrast, isn’t it? Rich man, poor man--which would you rather be? I think...
  • Lazarus Revisited

    01/23/2007 8:45:27 AM PST · by genefromjersey · 2 replies · 417+ views
    01/23/07 | vanity
    Lazarus Revisited Devout Christians believe Jesus of Nazareth raised Lazarus - brother of Mary and Martha of Bethany - from the grave – four days after his death and burial. One pious tradition has it that Lazarus subsequently wandered with a small band of early Christian followers to Marseilles, became the first Bishop of Provence, and was martyred by the Romans. Others say he remained in the holy land, lived a quiet and examplary life, and was buried as a saint in Constantinople. Ah, but “Biblical people” were real people : motivated by the same petty things we are –...
  • Shot Duck Survives 2 Days in Fla. Fridge

    01/20/2007 3:27:04 PM PST · by rawhide · 7 replies · 362+ views ^ | January 20, 2007 | Associated Press
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Neither gunfire nor two days in a refrigerator could slay this duck. When the wife of the hunter who shot it opened the refrigerator door, the duck lifted its head, giving her a scare. The man's wife "was going to check on the refrigerator because it hadn't been working right and when she opened the door, it looked up at her," said Laina Whipple, a receptionist at Killearn Animal Hospital. "She freaked out and told the daughter to take it to the hospital right then and there." The 1-pound female ring-neck ended up at Goose Creek Wildlife...