Archive for March 2015

Betrayal and Perseverance

John 13:21-33,36-38 Is 49: 1-6 / Ps 71:1-6,15,17 Very truly I tell you, one of you is going to betray me. (John 13:21) In every sin Christ we betray, But His grace keeps us from despair; Just persevere, and do not stray, Our hope is in God’s loving care. After He had said this, Jesus […]

Stark Contrasts

John 12: 1-11 Isa 42:1-7 / Ps 27:1-3,13-14 You will always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me. (John 12:8) True Love can bear life’s losses and pain, It can endure all tears and sorrow; For we have hope in a greater gain: God’s promise of bliss in the morrow. […]

The Fulfillment of a Covenant

John 11: 45-56 Ez 37: 21-28/ Jer 31: 10-13 …it is better for you that one man should die instead of the people, so that the whole nation may be saved. (John 11: 50) Many things may not be understood, Such is the mystery of God’s plan; But all things will work out for the […]

The Divine Trait of Man

John 10: 31-42 Jer 20:10-13 / Psa 18:2-7 Is it not written in your Law, ‘I have said you are gods’? (John 10:34) To everyone reverence is due, As each person is truly divine. All our actions and words must be true, According to God’s will and design. Again the opponents of Jesus picked up […]

The Word of Jesus is Life

John 8: 51-59 Gen 17:3-9 / Psa 105:4-9 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death. (John 8:51) Life here is but a drop of water In the ocean of eternity. If we want to live forever, Let God’s Word guide our life’s destiny. (Jesus said), Amen, amen, I […]

The Feast of the Annunciation

Luke 1: 26-38 Is 7: 10-14; 8: 10 / Ps 40: 7-11 / Heb 10: 4-10 ‘I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.’ (Luke 1:38) Her virtues that we emulate Will shield us from all tribulation; Today let’s pause to meditate Her ‘Yes’ that led […]