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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Qualities

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/22/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI

QUALITIES

            In the study of any created being or thing, two ideas come to mind: the ontological nature (that is its beingness) and the qualities of that being or thing. So, for example when one wants to study the nature ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: the Days are Coming

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/15/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI

THE DAYS ARE COMING

            End-times messages always create mixed-feelings. For some people end-times messages send fear to their spine while for others they are just indifferent to them. But for the righteous, such messages are welcome because the righteous have ... Read More »

Fr. Michel's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Compromise

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/10/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA.

COMPROMISE

            When one checks his dictionary for the meaning of compromise, (s)he will probably come across two explanations. The first explains “compromise” as “an agreement or settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions” while ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Curiosity

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/02/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

CURIOSITY

            I would like to think that you have heard it said a thousand times that curiosity kills the cat but for some people curiosity may have brought them to encounter Christ. Curiosity carries the nuance of “eager desire ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Exhibitionism

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/25/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

EXHIBITIONISM

            Exhibitionism can be defined as a behaviour that tries to get people’s attention all the time. The term is at times used to described a sexual disorder but here the term will be employed to describe the spiritual ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Amalek

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/18/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

AMALEK

            What is your life’s “Amalek?” I pose this question with the first reading in mind. Exodus 17:8-13 is a biblical passage that carries a dual representation of an actual historical event and at the same time carries a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Thanksgivings

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/11/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

THANKSGIVINGS

            The Old Testament penmanship is modelled after Persian historiography (historiography is the study of ancient writings). One of the character traits of Persian historiography is arousal of the reader’s quest to follow a story to the end; and ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Spiritual Dryness

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/04/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

SPIRITUAL DRYNESS

            Life is not all rosy and jolly jolly. No! At times life’s situations can be simply unbearable. I have come across some just men/women whose faithfulness to God should have earned them a life of blessedness but ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Sin of Omission

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/27/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

SIN OF OMISSION

            Sin of omission is a sin that takes place because of not doing something that is right. Examples could include not praying, not standing up for what is right, or not sharing Christ with others. Another ... Read More »

Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Stewardship

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/22/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

STEWARDSHIP

            Stewardship is central in today’s second and gospel passages. The two share direct effects on the first reading. While the author to the second reading requested prayers for kings and those in leadership, Jesus uses the life and ... Read More »