Archive for 'Generosity'

For God’s Eyes Only

Matthew 6:1-6;16-18 2 Kings 2:1,6-14 / Ps 31:20,21,24 Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father. (Matthew 6:1) When we part with our possession Our gift is but a fleeting token, But given with humble intention, By God ‘twill […]

Sampling God’s Generosity

Matthew 15: 29-37 Is 25: 6-10 / Ps 23: 1- 6 He gave thanks, broke the loaves, and gave them to His disciples… (Matthew 15:36) Lord, You provide for all peoples A feast of rich food and choice wine*; You multiply Your disciples As we partake Your Bread divine. Great crowds came to Jesus bringing […]

Greed Grasps, Generosity Gains

Luke 12:13-21 Rom 4:20-25 / Lk.1 Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for though one may be rich, a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. (Luke 12:15) All wealth in life is an illusion, Gold here on earth is in heaven dross; If your faith lies in […]

Who is the Greatest?

Matthew 20: 17-28 Jer 18: 18-20/ Ps 31:5-6,14-16 Whoever would be great among you must be your servant. (Matthew 20:26) When we serve for our salvation Don’t put your seat above the rest; To be meek in our intention, Is to be sure we serve Him best. Jesus and His apostles were on the way […]

The Golden Rule

Matthew 7: 7-12 Est C:12,14-16,23-25/ Ps 138:1-3,7-8 Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the Law and the Prophets. (Matthew 7:12) Whatever we seek in prayer, We are confident we shall find; Jesus said, trust God our Father, What we give we’ll receive in kind. “Ask and it shall […]

Seeking the Lost

Matthew 18: 12-14 Isa 40:1-11 / Psa 96 Your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones be lost. (Matthew 18:14) To save us did He count the cost? Or ask only what we have received? To seek and lead those who are lost, Back to Christ in Whom they once […]