The Lamb of God Theme: Seventh Model

Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Model Seven: Malachi the Prophet – Malachi 1:11, 4:5 – 400 B.C. An Observation: As I was doing some research on Malachi’s prophecy, I was led back to the sacrifice of Melchisedech; that of bread and wine around 2000 B.C. Note that Melchisedech was the […]

The Lamb of God Theme: Sixth Model

Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Model Six: Isaiah, Draftsman for the Master Engineer – Isaiah Ch. 1-66 – Circa 750-675 B.C. Biography: He was born to the aristocracy of the tribe of Judah around the middle of the 8th century before Christ and is called the “Pearl of the Prophets.” […]

The Lamb of God Theme: Fifth Model

Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Model Five: The Scapegoat Sacrifice – Leviticus 16:20-22 – During the 40 Years in the Desert (Exodus) The Book of Leviticus: The name “Leviticus” was bestowed on the third book of the Pentateuch by the ancient Greek translators because a good part of this book […]

The Lamb of God Theme: Third Model

Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Model Three: Abraham and Isaac – Genesis 11:26 & 22:1-19 – Prehistory The psalmist sang of Abraham who probably wandered this world about the middle of the 2nd millennium B.C. “The princes of the peoples are assembled with the people of Abraham’s God. The rulers […]

The Lamb of God Theme: Second Model

  Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Model Two: Noah’s Altar, Ark and Rainbow – Genesis 5:28-7:28 – Prehistory The rainbow is a sign of the eternal covenant God made with mankind: that He would never again destroy the world’s creatures by flood as He did in the days of Noah. […]

The Lamb of God Theme: Intro, Preface and First Model

  Abridged from a work by: Rev. Msgr. Donald C. Hamburger Many years ago (17 years to be exact) I was privileged to help an old retired priest write a small booklet about something he had thought through for many years: the Lamb of God Theme in the Bible. I have searched high and low […]

One Lovely Blog Award

Being new to this whole thing, I had no idea that simply being nominated entitled me to display that picture on my website. I thank Terry of 8 Kids and a Business for the nomination and my very first award. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Now to fulfill the criteria of the […]

The Delicate Balance of the Masculine and Feminine in the Church

Maybe, after the article I wrote on the Mystical Body of Christ, it would be a good time to look at the Catholic Church through the lens of some of the other titles Christians have used for Her. Notice that I referred to the Church as Her, a feminine reference that might seem strange since […]

A Letter to My Friend’s Uncle Who Warned Him Against the Dangers of the Catholic Church

MY REPLY TO THIS AVID ANTI-CATHOLIC   Satan is a liar and it is he who, quite often, might confuse our thoughts. Thus my initial decision, to give you no answer, may have been tainted by his urging: for he despises Truth and wants desperately that we not spread it. But Christian charity or love moved […]