Archive for July 2017

The Smallest for the Greatest

Matthew 13: 31-35 Ex 32:15-24,30-34/Ps 106:19-23 It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full grown it is the largest of shrubs. (Matthew 13:3) To make the bread of life expand, Mix a pinch of love as yeast, and knead, Christ’s parables we’ll understand With faith as small as a mustard seed. Jesus […]

The Faith of St. Martha

John 11: 19-27 1 Jn 4: 7-16 / Psa 34 I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world. (John 11:27) Like Martha we make the mistake Of doubting the Lord’s initiative; Why don’t we just give God a break, Trust in His design, and just […]

Sowing the Seed of God’s Word

Matthew 13: 18-23 Ex 20:1-17 / Ps 19 The man who hears the word and understands it — he produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. (Matthew 13: 23) The seed of God’s Word has been sown And has taken root in my heart. . . Christ’s teachings now […]

Hidden Truths in the Parables

Matthew 13: 10-17 Ex 19:1-2,9-11,16-20b/Dn 3 To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given. (Matthew 13:11) Life will be hard to understand Unless we seek God’s perfect plan, Read His Word, obey His command, This is His will for every […]

Seeing and Hearing Jesus

Mattthew 13:16-17 Sir 44:1.10-15 / Ps 132 Blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear. (Matthew 13:16) We’re more fortunate today, Who understand the Gospel. Those who lived in Jesus’ day Never got to know Him well. Jesus said, “But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, […]

The Ambition of James and John

Matthew 20:20-28 2 Cor 4: 7-15 / Ps 126: 1-6 “Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?” They answered, “We can.” Jesus said to them, “You will indeed drink from my cup . . .” (Matthew 20: 22-23) Lord, take away all my ambition, Desire for prominence, and my pride. . . […]