Archive for 'Faith'

Seeing with Faith

Luke 18: 35-43 1Mc 1:10-15,41-43,54-57,62-63 / Ps 119 Receive your sight; your faith has healed you. (Luke 18:42) God’s Word dispels the darkness of sin, By its power, evil takes flight; God alone heals our blindness within In our prayer receive His light. As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside […]

Stepping Out, Do Not Doubt

Matthew 14:22-33 Acts 28:11-16,30-31 / Ps 98 Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid. Matthew 14:27 Whenever storms may come our way, In God’s Word let us just abide, Though in the middle of the fray, Let us walk calmly by His side. Afterwards, Jesus made the disciples get into a boat to go […]

About the Kingdom

Luke 17: 20-25 Wis 7:22b—8:1 / Ps 119 . . . the kingdom of God is within you. (Luke 17:21b) May the Lord give us the wisdom To discern all that He’s designed, And the prize of heaven’s kingdom Be the treasure we hope to find. Once, upon being asked by the Pharisees when the […]

Purification of the Temple

John 2:13-22 Ez 47:1-2,8-9,12 / Psa 46 “Stop turning my Father’s house into a marketplace!” His disciples recalled the words of scripture: “Zeal for your house will consume me.” (John 2:16-17) May our church be a font of grace, Where we honor Christ’s sacrifice; Don’t treat it like a marketplace, True worship doesn’t have a […]

A Lesson in Sharing

Luke 14: 12-14 Rom 11:29-36 / Ps 69 Because they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” (Luke 14:12-14) All blessings in life we receive There’s no way that we can repay; In turn that’s the way we must give, As God’s Word has shown us today. At dinner, […]

Feast of the Faithful Departed

Matthew 25: 31-46 Wis 3:1-9 / Ps 23 / Rom 6:3-9 . . . whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:40) Who can deny the Great Divide? What will assure our final goal? How much we have loved will decide The ultimate fate […]