Archive for 'Blessings'

The Ultimate Decision

Luke 6: 20-26 Col 3: 1-11 / Psa 145 Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. (Luke 6:23) Blessed are the poor and hungry, God will turn their tears to glory; Blessed are they now in sorrow, Theirs is God’s kingdom to follow. Looking at His disciples, […]

The Leaven of Petty Concerns

Mark 8: 14-21 Gen 6:5-8;7:1-5,10/Psa 29 Do you not yet perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened? Having eyes do you not see, and having ears do you not hear? (Mark 8:16-17) How does one fathom God’s kingdom? Its mysteries who can perceive? Let’s pray for the Spirit’s wisdom, To open our hearts and believe. […]

Feast of All the Saints

Matthew 5:1-12a 1 Jn 3: 1-3 / Ps 24 / Rv 7:2-4,9-14 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:3) Our Lord gave us the Beatitudes That like His saints we may be blessed. Today, praise God with all gratitude For the hope of eternal rest. When Jesus […]

Enriched by the Poor

Luke 14: 12-14 Phil 2: 1-4 / Ps 131: 1-3 Humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, each looking out not for his own interests, but also everyone for those of others. (Philippians 2: 3-4) All blessings in life we receive There’s no way that we can repay; In turn that’s the way we […]

Strive for the Eternal

Luke 6: 20-26 1Cor 7: 25-31 / Psa 45 Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. (Luke 6:23) Blessed are the poor and hungry, God will turn their tears to glory; Blessed are they now in sorrow, Theirs is God’s kingdom to follow. Looking at His disciples, […]

Blessing the Children

Matthew 19:13-15 Ez 18:1-10,13,30-32 / Ps 51 Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. (Matthew 19:14) If you want them to follow you As their model and example, Show your children a life renewed, Teach them to honor God’s temple. […]