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Who is Jesus?

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June 29, 2020

He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” – Matthew 16:15 Who do you say that Jesus is?  Who do you know Jesus to be? Not just His name but who He is.  I have related to Jesus in different ways throughout my spiritual journey. There are times when I have… Read More ›

Jesus Knows Our Hearts

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.” – Matthew 2:21 Many like to give lip service to being a follower of Christ. Many like looking good, too. The question we need to ask ourselves is… Read More ›

Jesus is Peace

Even all the hairs of your head are counted. – Matthew 10:30 In this Sunday’s gospel reading, Jesus tells us to not be afraid. He tells us that we are worth more than sparrows. (Mt 10:31) These words come at the right time. (Of course, all of Jesus’ words come at the right time). But… Read More ›

Loving Our Neighbor

“The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31 It is easy to understand the verse before this one – to love the Lord your God with all your heart. It is easy to do, too, I might add. God is so good…. Read More ›

Peace

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”  – John 20:19 Peace be with you. The disciples were afraid. And Jesus gave them peace…. Read More ›

Jesus, Hold Us Close

I do not ask that you take them out of the world but that you keep them from the Evil One. – John 17:15 Jesus asks the Father to keep His apostles from the “evil one”. He asks that they be protected from evil. And consecrated in truth. He loves all of His disciples. He… Read More ›

Our Hearts Will Rejoice

So you also are now in anguish. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. – John 16:22 The present time is certainly a time of anguish and grief. So many deaths from this pandemic. So many separations as family members cannot… Read More ›

Come, Holy Spirit

But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go. For if I do not go, the Advocate will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. – Jn 16:7 I can understand the apostles not wanting to see Jesus go. They really do not… Read More ›

We Are Not Alone

I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you. – John 14:18 “I will not leave you orphans.” Jesus tells us that we are not alone. Not ever. Even though it sometimes feels like we are navigating through our world all by ourselves.  How do we know we are not alone? How do… Read More ›

Jesus Our Friend

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. – John 15:13 Think of how we feel when we are with our friends. Especially our best friend.  We love them and know we are loved by them. We are relaxed with our friends. We have no fear. We do… Read More ›

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