Archive for June 2011

Authority to Heal and Forgive

Matthew 9: 1-8 Gen 22:1b-19 / Psa 115 Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’? But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins….” Then He said to the paralytic, “Get up, take your mat and go […]

Christ’s Mandate

Matthew 16: 13-19 Acts 12: 1-10 / Psa 34 / 2Tim 4:6-8,17-18 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven… (Matthew 16:19) Who Jesus is in my life today Reflects the things I do and say. Lord, let me always display Your ways That others too may give You praise. When Jesus […]

Faith Against Storms

Matthew 8: 23-27 Gn 19:15-29 / Psa 26 You of little faith, why are you so afraid? (Matthew 8:26) Be firm of faith in Jesus Christ Who keeps us safe from storms in life; Let confidence in Him arise, And be calm in all kinds of strife. Then Jesus got into the boat and His […]

Commitment to Follow Jesus

Matthew 8: 18-22 Gn 18:16-33 / Psa 103 Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head. (Matthew 8:20) May the Holy Spirit’s fire fall And consume all our fears and doubt; So that it may be plain to all What commitment is all about […]

The Centurion’s Faith & Humility

Matthew 8: 5-17 Gn 18:1-15 / Lk 1:46-55 Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed. (Matthew 8:8) What does it take to be Christ’s soldier? Intelligence? Strength? Courage? Honor? No, it just takes complete surrender, With Faith for shield, meekness […]

Nativity of John the Baptist

Luke 1: 57-66, 80 Is 49: 1-6 / Ps 139: 1-3, 13-15 / Acts 13: 22-26 “What then will this child be?” For the hand of the Lord was with him. (Luke 1:66) To proclaim the Savior Jesus Was the purpose of his existence; Like St. John let us give witness In our words and […]