Archive for 'Wisdom'

His Ways Are Way Above Ours

Matthew 11: 16-19 Is 48:17-19 / Psa 1:1-4,6 Wisdom is vindicated by her works. (Matthew 11:19) Who judges by appearances Can’t see the fruits the wise discern; Work to resolve our differences, And God’s wisdom the prize we’ll earn. (Jesus said), “To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the […]

Who Is Jesus To Me?

Luke 9:18-22 Ecc 3:1-11 / Ps 144 But what about you? Who do you say that I am? (Luke 9:20) What Christ means in my life matters More than what I want my life to be; What I am and do for others Show how real my Jesus is to me. Once when Jesus was […]

Breaking the Silence

Mark 7: 31-37 1 Kgs 11:29-32;12:19 / Ps 81 He looked up to heaven and with a deep sigh said to him, “Ephphatha!” (which means, “Be opened!”). (Mark 7: 34) To His words let my ears be opened, For His kingdom let my lips proclaim; By His love may this heart be softened, That my […]

The Wise and the Foolish

Matthew 25: 1-13 1 Thes 4:1-8 / Ps 97 … the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. (Mt. 25:1-2) In leisure men are prone to sin, The good life often leads to wrong; […]

Our Models of Stewardship

Matthew 21: 33-43, 45-46 Gn 37:3-4.12-13.17-28 / Ps 105 ‘The stone which the builders rejected has become the main cornerstone. This was the LORD’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’ (Matthew 21: 42) Our life’s a vineyard on a lease, We must share part of its produce; We can’t just squander as we […]

The Privilege of the Innocent

Luke 10: 21-24 Is 11:1-10/ Ps 72:1-2,7-8,12-13,17 . . . you have hidden these things from the wise and learned . . . (Luke 10: 21) Life’s mysteries God will reveal To those whose hearts are undefiled, We’ll come to know our Father’s will If we have the faith of a child. At that time, […]