Archive for November 2007

Giving Witness to the Good News

Luke 21: 12-19 Dn 5:1-6.13-14.16-17.23-28 / Dn 3:62-67 This will result in your giving testimony to them. (Luke 21:13) Be prepared for “persecution” When we are called to testify To the Good News of salvation, By which our Lord we glorify. “Before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will […]

Signs of the End Times

Luke 21: 5-11 Dn 2:31-45 / Dn 3:57-61 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven. (Luke 21: 10-11) No stone upon a stone or throne Can last on earth in God’s […]

A Poor Widow’s Offering

Luke 21: 1-4 Dn 1:1-6.8-20 / Dn 3:52-56 While Jesus watched the wealthy bringing their offerings to the temple, He noticed a poor widow go up to the treasury to put in two small coins. (Luke 21: 1) To those who practice charity, God’s blessings flow abundantly; With grateful hearts let’s strive to be God’s […]

Hope in the Resurrection

Luke 20: 27-40 1 Mc 6:1-13 / Ps 9:2-4,6,16,19 God is the God of the living and not of the dead, and for Him all are alive. (Luke:20:38) No one on earth can give direction The way that Jesus Christ has given; Our belief in the Resurrection Will assure our passage to heaven. Some Sadducees, […]

A House of Worship not a Den of Thieves

Luke 19: 45-48 1 Mc 4:36-37.52-59 / 1 Chr 29:10-12 My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves. (Luke 19:46) This temple has been purified By blood of Jesus crucified. Remember if it’s stained again, Christ’s death would then have been in vain. And he entered […]

Tears for Jerusalem

Luke 19: 41-44 1 Mc 2:15-29 / Ps 50 As Jesus drew near and saw the city (of Jerusalem), He wept over it, saying, “If only you knew today what makes for peace! But now it is hidden from your eyes.” (Luke 19:41) If Christ could weep for all our sins And even died for […]