Archive for June 2018

The Centurion’s Faith

Matthew 8: 5-17 Lam 2:2,10-14,18-19 / Ps 74:1-7,20-21 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) By submitting to Christ’s dominion We shall win a place of honor; Just as Christ praised the Centurion Whose faith and love were […]

Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul

Matthew 16:13-19 Acts 12:1-11 / Ps 34 / 2Tm 4:6-8.17-18 Blessed are you, Simon, son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father. (Matthew 16:17) Thank Lord for the opportunity Of being stewards of Your kingdom; The Word of God as our ministry, With Your authority and […]

OBEDIENCE

Matthew 7: 21-29 2 Kgs 24: 8-17 / Ps 79:1-5,8-9 Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. (Matthew 7:21) Nothing to fear in evil’s wake, The Word of God our firm foundation; No rains or […]

False Prophets, Profiteers

Matthew 7: 15-20 2 Kgs 22: 8-13; 23: 1-3 / Ps 119: 33-34, 36-37, 40 Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath they are ravenous wolves. By their fruit you will recognize them. (Matthew 7:15-16) They claim this world as God’s kingdom, False prophets lead us from the truth; […]

Beware the long, wide Road

Matthew 7:6,12-14 2 Kgs 19:9b-21,31-36/ Ps 48 Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction . . . . (Matthew 7:13) Grant us the wisdom Lord to see The dangers that may lie ahead; Let caution be our priority, And prudence put us in good […]

Measure Up To What You Judge

Matthew 7:1-5 2Kings 17:5-8,13-15,18 / Ps 60 Do not judge, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you. (Matt.7:1-2) Rather than judging we should praise, Admiring more than criticize; We may not like each other’s […]