Archive for 'Forgiveness'

Prodigal in Love

Luke 15:1-3,11-32 Mi 7:14-15,18-20 / Ps 103 ‘My son, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.’ (Luke 15:31) Who can measure up to God’s love? How can we repay His graces? They come down like rain from above, Let’s just shout with joy His praises! Now the tax collectors and sinners […]

How to Judge

Luke 6:36-38 Dn 9:4b-10 / Psa 79:8-9,11,13 For the measure with which you measure, will in return be measured out to you. (Luke 6:38) The good in some we may discount If we always tend to criticize; We all shall be called to account At the judgment seat of Jesus Christ. Jesus said, “Be merciful, […]

Penance Before Healing

Luke 5: 17-26 Is 35: 1-10/ Ps 85: 9-14 When Jesus saw their faith, He said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” (Luke 5:20) Seek forgiveness, and be purified, Let our spirit first be made clean; Our pleas for healing will be denied If we are paralyzed by sin. One day, while Jesus was teaching inside […]

Correction and Forgiveness

Luke 17: 1-6 Wis 1: 1-7 / Ps 139If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him. (Luke 17: 3) Believe firmly in God’s forgiveness, And discover what compassion means. Forgive fully and be a witness To God’s power to erase all sins. Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people […]

Releasing Resentment

Matthew 18:21—19:1 Jos 3:7-10a,11,13-17 / Psa 114 I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (Matthew 18:22) We forget what forgiveness means When we’re offended or betrayed; Lord, remind us of our own sins, And Your mercy in times we strayed. Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive […]

Forgiveness and Healing

Matthew 9: 1-8 Gen 22: 1b-19 / Psa 115 Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven. (Matthew 9:2) In times when we are suffering, Doubts and fears do not entertain; Just believe God is forgiving, His mercy makes us whole again. Jesus stepped into a boat, crossed over and came to His own town. Some […]