New Testament

Sirach 4.11-19 – The Pursuit of Wisdom

Sirach 4:11-19 – We are reminded that the Wisdom books of the Deuterocanon presents a developed notion of Wisdom as

John Chrysostom

Sirach 4.1-10 – Compassion leads to Christ

For those of you are might me new to this blog, or this series, I began posting on Sirach some

Clement of Rome

From the Bible that is Rarely Read: Sirach 39.1-11

*I am not trying to design these as a commentary, but as a point for discussion and perhaps as a

Augustine

From the Bible that is Rarely Read: Sirach 5.1-7

Sirach 5:1-7 from the Revised Standard Version (1)  Do not set your heart on your wealth, nor say, “I have

Controversial

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 10.1-25

I have grown to enjoy these posts a great deal. (Here, here, here, and here) It is my blog, after

Devotional

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 15.11-20

Do not say, “Because of the Lord I left the right way”; for he will not do what he hates.

Controversial

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 15.9

Simply a thought… A hymn of praise is not fitting on the lips of a sinner, for it has not

Baruch

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 24:1-12

Wisdom shall praise herself, and shall glory in the midst of her people. In the congregation of the most High