Archive for 'Loyalty'

Testing and Betrayal

Matthew 26: 14-25 Isa 50: 4-9a / Psa 69 I offered my back to those who beat me, my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard; I did not hide my face from mocking and spitting. Because the Sovereign LORD helps me, I will not be disgraced. (Isaiah 50: 6-7) Lord, we trust that […]

How Faithful am I to Jesus?

John 13: 21-33, 36-38 Is 49: 1-6/ Ps 71: 1-6, 15 and 17 Will you lay down your life for me? Amen, amen, I say to you, the cock will not crow before you deny me three times. (John 13:38) God tempers our fidelity In the fire of tests and trials. He’ll turn to good […]

Tears of Rejection

Luke 19: 41-44 1 Mc 2: 15-29 / Psa 50 …they will not leave one stone upon another in you; because you did not know the time of your visitation.” (Luke 19:44) If Christ could weep for all our sins And even died for our salvation, Should we not wonder what it means To recognize […]

The God Who is Faithful and True

John 13: 21-33, 36-38 Is 49: 1-6/ Ps 71: 1-6, 15 and 17 Will you lay down your life for me? Amen, amen, I say to you, the cock will not crow before you deny me three times. (John 13:38) God tempers our fidelity In the fire of tests and trials. He’ll turn to good […]

Making a Stand for Jesus

John 7: 40-53 Jer 11: 18-20/ Ps 7: 2-3, 9-12 No man ever spoke like this man! (John 7:46) Your will, O Lord, is our command In our quest for transformation; Grant us wisdom to understand Your divine plan of salvation. When they heard these words, some of the people said, “This is really the […]

Conflicts and Compassion

Matthew 10:34 –11:1 Ex 1:8-14.22 / Ps 124 Whoever does not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy of me. (Matthew 10:38) As we have been shown by Jesus, May God’s love be our life’s mission. For the poor, live out the Good News; This should be our prime profession. Jesus said, […]