Archive for 'Humility'

Humility and Faith

Mark 7: 24-30 1 Kgs 11:4-13 / Psa 106 Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs. (Mark 7:28) I must be blind, I couldn’t see The sin of pride has shackled me; Open my eyes and set me free With Your grace of Humility. Jesus left that place and went to […]

Faith and Humility

Mark 6:1-6 2 Sm 24: 2,9-17 / Psa 32 He could not do any miracles there, except lay His hands on a few sick people and heal them. He was amazed at their lack of faith. (Mark 6:6) Like Jesus we are not always free From the prejudice of our own kin; Contempt comes from […]

Reaching Out

Mark 3: 1-6 1 Sam 17: 32-51 / Ps 144 “Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?” (Mark 3: 4) May Jesus free us from our doubts, Give us the grace to understand That until we learn to reach out, Our faith is […]

Life’s Only Purpose

John 1: 19-28 1 Jn.2:22-28 / Psa 98:1-4 . . . among you stands One whom you do not know. It is He who comes after me, whose sandal straps I am not worthy to untie.” (John 1: 27) Who we are is not as important As the purpose of our mission; It must be […]

How to Be a Soldier of Christ

Matthew 8: 5-11 Is 2: 1-5/ Ps 122: 1-2. 3-4b. 4cd-5. 6-7. 8-9 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) What does it take to be Christ’s soldier To win the battlefield within? All it takes is […]

Humility in Service

Matthew 23: 1-12 Ruth 2:1-3,8-11;4:13-17/ Psa 128 The greatest among you must be your servant. (Matthew 23:11) If hope and confidence are crumbling, When all our prayers seem denied, Take heart, it’s just a little humbling To keep us from the sin of pride. In today’s Gospel, Jesus told His disciples to obey the teachers […]