Archive for 'Redemption'

The Paradox of Redemption

John 8: 21-30 Num 21:4-9 / Psa 102 “I am going away, and you will look for me, and you will die in your sin. Where I go, you cannot come.” (John 8:21) Before Your cross, this is my reflection: In my trials and tribulation, Lord I share in your crucifixion As a process of […]

The Canticle of Zechariah

Luke 1: 67-79 2 Sm 7:1-5.8-11.16 / Ps 89:2-5,27,29 He has raised up a horn for our salvation within the house of David. (Luke 1:69) Be of good cheer, He is coming, Christ, the Horn of our salvation! A peaceful year He is bringing, The prize for our preparation. Zechariah prophesied, saying: “Blessed be the […]

Signs of the End Times

Luke 21: 20-28 Rv 18:1-2,21-23,19:1-3,9a / Ps 100 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. (Luke 21:27) From the endtimes no cause to fear, The Spirit makes us understand When signs reveal that Christ is near, Then our redemption is at hand. (Jesus […]

Conversion of Zacchaeus

Luke 19: 1-10 2Mac 6:18-31 / Ps 3:2-7 Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek and save the lost. (Luke 19: 10) Don’t let pass the opportunity To bring God’s Word to a hungry soul, We are sent […]

The King’s Invitation

Matthew 22: 1-14 Jgs 11:29-39a / Psa 40:5,7-10 The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. (Matthew 22:2-3) Our sins are like a harsh […]

Redemptive Suffering

John 16:20-23 Acts 18:9-18 / Ps 47 Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy from you. (John 16:22) Just as labor precedes a new life, We’ll find meaning in our suffering; Grief and pain in this world may be rife, But there’s always joy in the morning. Jesus said to […]