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Greed Grasps, Generosity Gains

Luke 12:13-21 Rom 4:20-25 / Lk.1 Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for though one may be rich, a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. (Luke 12:15) All wealth in life is an illusion, Gold here on earth is in heaven dross; If your faith lies in […]

Blasphemy

Luke 12: 8-12 Rom 4:13,16-18/Ps 105:6-9,42-43 . . . he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven. (Luke 12:10) Those who see only evil in good Trap themselves forever in their sin; Like the scribes who never understood, ‘Tis the Holy Spirit they blaspheme. (Jesus said), “And I tell you, everyone who […]

Proclaim from the Rooftops

Luke 12: 1-7 Rom 4: 1-8 / Psa 32 “There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed.” (Lk.12:2.) All things in darkness come to light; No lie can ever be concealed. Who can hide secrets from God’s sight? In time the truth will be revealed. Meanwhile, so many people were crowding together that they […]

Charged with the Blood of Prophets

Luke 11:47-54 Rom 3: 21-30 / Psa 130 Alas for you lawyers who have taken away the key of knowledge! You have not gone in yourselves and have prevented others from going in who wanted to. (Luke 11:52) The sins our ancestors committed The prophets paid for at the stake. Woe to sinners who take […]

Messengers of Hope

Luke 10: 1-9 2 Tm 4:10-17b/Ps 145:10-13,17-18 The harvest is rich, but the workers are few; so you must ask the Lord of the harvest to send workers to His harvest. (Luke 10: 2) We must be bold heralds willing To share the Good News of the Lord; We are all called to bring healing […]

Alms for Atonement

Luke 11: 37-41 Rom 1: 16-25 / Psa 19 . . . give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you. (Luke 11:41) What rituals in our religion We seek for our purification, When all we need is compassion To the weakest for our salvation. After Jesus had spoken, a Pharisee invited Him to […]