All posts by Mitch East

Mitch East is Preaching Minister at University Avenue Church of Christ in Austin, Texas.

This Is My Body Given for You

On the night Christ was betrayed by Judas, Our Lord celebrated the Passover with all of his brothers, including the traitor himself. Other than the disciple Jesus loved, eleven of His chosen men would later abandon him. In light of...

/ July 20, 2022

In Defense of Dante

I read Dante for the first time in my ninth grade English class at McNeil High School. I have hazy memories of my teacher lecturing about the first few circles of Dante’s inferno, but the mental image of the ninth...

/ December 27, 2021

Vengeance is the Lord’s

In the Song of Moses, the dying leader of Israel preaches the word of God to God’s people. In Deuteronomy 32:35, God declares in this song, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay.” God’s vengeance is deadly: “I put...

/ August 2, 2021