Archive for September 2008

Humility and Forgiveness

Luke 9: 51-56 Jb 3: 1-3, 11-17, 20-23 / Ps 88: 2-8 Jesus resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem. (Luke 9:51) He could have “called down fire from above,” To prove His own divinity, But Jesus’ power He used for love To teach us true humility; When the time for His being taken up was […]

Feast of the Archangels

John 1: 47-51 Dn 7: 9-10. 13-14 or Rv 12: 7-12 / Ps 138: 1-5 . . . you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man. (John 1: 51) God’s angels help us be aware That not all things are what they seem, And we […]

Listening to the Master

Luke 9: 43-45 Eccl 11: 9 – 12: 8 / Ps 90: 3-6, 12-14, 17 Pay attention to what I am telling you: The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men. (Luke 9:44) Jesus tells us to “pay attention,” And let His Word be our foundation, So that in times of […]

How Real Is Jesus To Me?

Luke 9: 18-22 Eccl 3: 1-11 / Ps 144: 1-4 But who do you say that I am? (Luke 9:20) 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. Once when Jesus was […]

Trying to See Jesus

Luke 9: 7-9 Eccl 1: 2-11 / Ps 90: 3-6, 12-14, 17 And he kept trying to see Him. (Luke 9: 9) Where can we find our Lord Jesus? From our troubles His face we seek, May His Word and Spirit lead us To see Him in the poor and meek. Herod the tetrarch heard […]

The Mandate for all Christians

Luke 9: 1-6 Prv 30: 5-9 / Ps 119: 29, 72, 89, 101, 104, 163 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 […]