Archive for September 2013

The Least are the Greatest

Luke 9: 46-50 Zec 8:1-8 / Psa 102 For it is the one who is least among you all who is the greatest. (Luke 9:48) If serving God is our intention, Learn what desire for glory means; If greatness is our sole ambition, Beware: pride is the root of all sins. An argument started among […]

Listen Carefully

Luke 9: 43b-45 Zec 2:5-9,14-15a / Jer 31 Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men. (Luke 9:44) Lord, help me listen and keep still So that Your lessons I may learn, And this cup Your Spirit will fill […]

How Real is Jesus to Me?

Luke 9: 18-22 Hg 2:1-9 / Psa 43 “But what about you, who do you say I am?” (Luke 9:20) What my life for Jesus offers Defines what it means to be free; What I am and do for others Reveal how real Christ is to me. Once when Jesus was praying in private and […]

Seeing Jesus in Others

Luke 9: 7-9 Hg 1: 1-8 / Psa 149 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 weak. Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all […]

Proclaiming the Gospel

Luke 9: 1-6 Ezra 9: 5-9 / Tb 13 Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt. (Luke 9:3) We’re not asked to give up everything, Or be martyrs in some foreign land, The message that God wants us to bring: ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand!’ […]

Listening and Living God’s Word

Luke 8:19-21 Ezra 6:7-8,12b,14-20 / Psa 122 My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice. (Luke 8:19-21) Thank You Lord for inviting me As a member of Your family, I shall serve with fidelity Your kingdom in our community. Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see Him, […]