Archive for December 2018

Penitence and Healing

Luke 5: 17-26 Is 35:1-10 / Ps 85:9-14 Which is easier, to say ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk?’ (Luke 5:23) Be forgiven to be purified, Let your spirit first be made clean; Pleas for healing may be denied If we are paralyzed by sin. One day Jesus was teaching, and […]

The Immaculate Conception

Luke 1: 26-38 Gn 3: 9-15, 20 / Ps 98: 1-4 Eph 1: 3-6, 11-12 Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you. (Luke 1:28) Mary’s Immaculate Conception Was designed for man’s salvation. This doctrine may all Christians believe That Christ’s Mother was sinless conceived. In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent […]

Blind Without Faith

Matthew 9:27-31 Isa 29:17-24 / Psa 27 Let it be done for you according to your faith. (Matthew 9:29) Lord, in our sins we grope in the dark, Help us as we strive to believe; Grant us the grace to “see” with our heart What our eyes may fail to perceive. As Jesus went on […]

The Foundation of Our Faith

Matthew 7: 21, 24-27 Is 26:1-6/Ps 118:1,8-9,19-21,25-27 Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. (Matthew 7:24) What trials may come, all we can take, God’s Word is our firm foundation; No rains or flood, or winds can shake […]

The Multiplication of Bread

Matthew 15: 29-37 Isa 25: 6-10 / Psa 23: 1- 6 He gave thanks, broke the loaves, and gave them to His disciples… (Matthew 15:36) Lord, You provide for all peoples A feast of rich food and choice wine*; You multiply Your disciples As we partake Your Bread divine. Jesus left from there and went […]

The Folly of the Learned

Lk.10:21-24 Isa 11:1-10 / Psa 72 . . . “You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.” (Luke 10:21) It is in the faith of a child That His mysteries God will reveal; Therefore, stay always undefiled That we may know the Father’s will. At that time […]