Archive for 'Mission'

His Love Makes Our Burdens Light

Matthew 11:28-30 Isaiah 26:7-9,12,16-19 / Ps 102 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me for I am gentle and humble of heart; and you will find rest. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:29-30) No burden is too heavy, In the service of Christ, our Lord. God makes […]

Christ First

Matthew 10: 34—11:1 Isa 1:10-17 / Psa 50 . . . whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because he is a disciple — truly I tell you, he will surely not lose his reward. (Matthew 10:42) Put no hope on what this world may bring, […]

Beware the long, wide Road

Matthew 7:6,12-14 2 Kgs 19:9b-21,31-36/ Ps 48 Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction . . . . (Matthew 7:13) Grant us the wisdom Lord to see The dangers that may lie ahead; Let caution be our priority, And prudence put us in good […]

Each to His Own Mission

John 21:20-25 Acts 28:16-20.30-31 / Ps 11 If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you? (John 21:22) When called, why look over your shoulder? Accept the responsibility . . . Don’t pass your mission to another When you hear His Words, “Come follow me.” Peter turned and […]

Giving Witness

Luke 21: 12-19 Dn 5:1-6,13-14,16-17,23-28 / Dn 3 This will result in your giving testimony. (Luke 21:13) Pray for the grace of fortitude When we are called to testify, With a heart full of gratitude, Our Lord God let us glorify. “Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you. They will hand […]

Accepting God’s Invitation

Luke 14: 15-24 Rom 12:5-16ab / Ps 131 Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God. (Luke 14:15) How we hurt God with our rejection When we spurn His invitation. Woe to those who have refused to come To the banquet of God’s kingdom. When one of those at the table […]