Archive for 'Love'

The Feast of the Sacred Heart

Matthew 11: 25-30 Dt 7: 6-11 / Ps 103: 1-4, 6-7, 8, 10 / 1 Jn 4: 7-16 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29) No burden is too heavy, No task too hard to […]

The Difficulty of Loving

Matthew 5:43-48 2Cor 8:19 / Psa 146 “Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:44-45) God loves even those whom we reject For their perceived inequities; He wants our love to be perfect By praying for our enemies. “You have heard […]

All About Anger

Matthew 5: 20-26 2Cor 3:15–4:1,3-6 / Psa 85 . . . whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment. (Matthew 5:22) If it is peace that we must seek, Then first curb temper for our good; With hearts as tender as words meek, Understand, than be understood. “For I tell you, unless […]

No Love Without Obedience

Matthew 5:17-19 2Cor 3:4-11 / Psa 99 Whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) Those who prefer not to obey God’s laws forfeit heaven’s treasure, Those who submit will find the way; Obedience is love’s true measure. (Jesus said), “Do not think that I have […]

Loving God & Neighbor

Mark 12: 28-34 Tb 6:10-11,7:1,9-17,8:4-9a / Ps 128 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. (Mark 12:30) By His patience Christ made us feel The essence of His love so real, That in turn we too may reveal […]

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 […]