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Forgiveness

Matthew 5:38-42 1 Kings 21:1-16 / Psalm 5 If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other one to him also. (Matt. 5:39) It doesn’t mean that we are weak If we should turn the other cheek; Remember when you feel aggrieved, Your best revenge is to forgive. (Jesus said), “You have heard […]

Love and Forgiveness

John 21: 15-19 Acts 25: 13b-21 / Ps 103 Simon son of John, do you love me more than these? (John 21:15) How much we love our Lord Jesus Depends on how we care for His sheep; From our sins His grace has freed us, His forgiveness a treasure we’ll keep. When they had finished […]

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 […]