Archive for November 2017

To Be Fishers of Men

Matthew 4: 18-22 Rom 10:9-18 / Ps 19 “Come, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed Him. (Matthew 4:20) Thank You, Jesus for helping us see What once was hard to comprehend: That in this sea of humanity, You call us to be fishers […]

Giving Witness

Luke 21: 12-19 Dn 5:1-6,13-14,16-17,23-28 / Dn 3 This will result in your giving testimony. (Luke 21:13) Pray for the grace of fortitude When we are called to testify, With a heart full of gratitude, Our Lord God let us glorify. “Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you. They will hand […]

Signs of the Coming Apocalypse

Luke 21: 5-11 Dn 2:31-45 / Dn 3:57-61 They asked, “Teacher, when will these things happen?” (Luke 21:7) No stone upon a stone or throne Can last on earth in God’s design, Have faith upon God’s Word alone, ‘Twill stand until the end of time. Some of the disciples were speaking about how the temple […]

Resurrection is Life

Luke 20: 27-40 1 Mc 6:1-13 / Psa 9 Moses. . . calls the Lord the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. He is not the God of the dead but of the living; for to Him all are alive. (Luke 20: 37-38) We have hope in eternal life […]

The Cleansing of the Temple

Luke 19: 45-48 1Mc 4:36-37,52-59 / 1 Chr 29 My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves. Luke 19:46 As God’s Word pours out like concrete To build our “temple’s” foundation Our prayers and good works complete Our spiritual transformation Jesus entered the temple area and […]

Joy and Tears of Sorrow

Luke 19: 41-44 1 Mc 2:15-29 / Psa 50 As Jesus drew near and saw the city, He wept over it, saying, “If only you knew today what makes for peace! But now it is hidden from your eyes.” (Luke 19:41) If Christ could weep for all our sins And even died for our salvation, […]