Archive for 'Discipleship'

The Cross of Discipleship

Luke 9: 22-25 Dt 30: 15-20/ Ps 1: 1-2. 3. 4 and 6 What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself? (Luke 9: 25) Have no fear for problems or pain, Just hope for the blessings life will bring. Behind the trials, there’s a gain, God has […]

The Presentation in the Temple

Luke 2: 22-40 Mal 3:1-4 / Ps 24 / Heb 2:14-18 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God. . . (Luke 2:28) Like Simeon and Anna, may we see That Jesus Christ is life’s true goal; Lord, please be present constantly In the sanctuary of my soul. When the time of their purification […]

The Call

Mark 3: 13-19 1Sm 24:3-21 / Ps 57:2-4,6,11 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to Him those He wanted, and they came to Him. (Mark 3:13) Chant His praise across the nation! Let His Good News be heard by all! We’ve been chosen for salvation, All you faithful who heed His call. Jesus […]

Following Jesus

Mark 3: 7-12 1Sm 18:6-9;19:1-7 / Psa 56 Whenever the impure spirits saw Him, they fell down before Him and cried out, “You are the Son of God!” But He warned them sternly not to tell anyone who He was. (Mark 3:12) Of all the things in my concern, Where does my priority lie? To […]

When the Lord Comes Calling

Mark 2: 13-17 1Sm 9:1-4,17-19;10:1/ Ps 21:2-7 Jesus said, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.’ (Mark 2:17) We sometimes give a false excuse When the occasion doesn’t suit us; Take heed, this call you […]

The Fall and Rise of Many

Luke 2: 22-35 1 Jn 2:3-11 / Ps 96:1-3,5-6 “Behold this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign of contradiction, (while a sword will pierce your own soul) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.” (Luke 2:34-35) What was once a great […]