Archive for September 2007

The Feast of the Archangels

John 1: 47-51 Dn 7:9-10.13-14 or Rv 12:7-12 / Ps 138 Truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man. (John 1:51) May God’s angels keep us aware That not all things are what they seem, And we can only […]

Who Jesus is to Me

Luke 9: 18-22 Hg 1:15–2:9 / Ps 43 Who do the people say that I am? (Luke 9:18) What Christ means in my life matters More than what I want my life to be; What I am and do for others Show how real my Jesus is to me. Now it happened that as he […]

The Problem with Fame

Luke 9: 7-9 Hg 1:1-8 / Ps 149 Who, then, is this I hear such things about? And he tried to see him. (Luke 9:9) In our dealings for personal gain, Or in any material pursuit, Lord let no lies or malice obtain, Instead help us abide by the truth Now Herod the tetrarch heard […]

A Mandate for all Christians

Luke 9: 1-6 Ezr 9:5-9 / Tb 13:2-8 So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere. (Luke 9:6) Proclaim the Gospel everywhere; This is Christ’s mandate in our lives. For gold or tunic have no care, Just depend on what God provides. Jesus called the Twelve […]

Christ’s Family

Luke 8: 19-21 Ezr 6:7-8.12.14-20/Ps 122 My mother and my brothers are all those who hear the Word of God and obey it. (Luke 8:21) Blessed are those who hear the Word And act on it as Jesus said. They shall not lack for God’s reward, His heirs they shall become instead. Jesus’ mother and […]

Let Your Lamp Shine

Luke 8: 16-18 Ezr 1:1-6 / Ps 126 No one who lights a lamp conceals it in a vessel or puts it under a bed. Rather, he puts it on a lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light. (Luke 8:16) Let our lamps dispel the darkness, Live a life of truth and […]