Archive for 'Humility'

The Humblest are the Greatest

Matthew 18: 1-5,10,12-14 Ez 2:8—3:4 / Psa 119 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:4) If like a child we seek God’s embrace, Empty our hearts of the sin of pride; And if we want it filled with His grace, Let Christ’s humility there reside. One […]

The Gentle Way of Jesus

Matthew 12: 14-21 Mi 2:1-5 / Psa 10:1-4,7-8,14 And in His name the Gentiles will hope. (Matthew 12: 21) If we must serve the Prince of Peace The Word of God we must proclaim; And if our Lord we aim to please, Let’s live our lives in Jesus’ Name. The Pharisees went out and conspired […]

The Centurion’s Faith

Matthew 8: 5-17 Lam 2:2,10-14,18-19 / Ps 74:1-7,20-21 Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed. (Matthew 8:8) By submitting to Christ’s dominion We shall win a place of honor; Just as Christ praised the Centurion Whose faith and love were […]

Dealing with Conflicts

Matthew 5:20-26 1 Kgs 18: 41-46 / Ps 65: 10-13 Go first and be reconciled with your brother, then come and offer your gift. (Matthew 5:24) For the sake of peace, may I be meek, To yield what is right as Jesus would, And even offer the other cheek, And understand, than be understood. Jesus […]

Be Like Little Children

Mark 9: 30-37 James 4:1-10 / Psa 55 Whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me; and whoever receives me does not receive me but the One Who sent me. (Mark 9:37) Blessed are the poor and the meek, Unlike the proud, God hears their call. Those who serve the small […]

Prejudice and Humility

Matthew 13:54-58 Gn 1:26–2:3 / Ps 90 ‘Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?’ they asked. ‘Isn’t this the carpenter’s son?’ (Matthew 13:54-55) Let us exalt the humble worker On this special day remember: God, our Lord and Almighty Maker Made Himself a lowly carpenter. Coming to his hometown, Jesus began […]