December 7, 2020
In today's passage we begin to dig into the Our Father. ¬†We say it at every Mass and probably in our personal prayer time, but what do these words mean?
December 3, 2020
In today's passage Jesus warns us against using empty phrases and using faithless prayer. ¬†The Father knows what we need so let's not be afraid to go to Him in prayer.
December 2, 2020
In today's passage Jesus warns about hypocrisy regarding prayer. ¬†What are our intentions in prayer? ¬†Are we trying to bring honor and glory to ourselves?
December 1, 2020
In today's passage Jesus implores us to do good deeds for the right reasons. ¬†Out of love for God and neighbor. ¬†Not to bring praise on ourselves.
November 30, 2020
In today's passage Jesus warns against wrong intentions regarding piety. ¬†Are we praying and doing good deeds for the right intention? ¬†Or just to get praise from the world?
November 23, 2020
In today's Jesus elaborates on the importance of loving one's enemies. Jesus is advocating for a higher morality than that found in the Old covenant.
November 18, 2020
In today's passage Jesus continues to discuss retaliation in a way that seems odd. ¬†He tells us to be generous.
November 17, 2020
In today's passage Jesus begins to tell us the rules about personal retaliation. ¬†We have the right to defend ourselves, but we also have to use right judgment.
November 16, 2020
In today's passage Jesus tells us to let our yes be yes and our no be no. ¬†Live in love and Truth.
November 12, 2020
In today's passage Jesus tells us not to swear. ¬†Basically he is condemning the use of private oaths. ¬†They were used for illicit purposes in his day, much like they are today.
November 11, 2020
In today's passage Jesus discusses the concept of divorce in the old and new covenants. ¬†He reiterates its sanctity.
November 10, 2020
In today's passage Jesus continues to discuss the severity of adultery and where it can lead. ¬†He uses figurative overstatements to warn us about the severity of sexual sin.
November 9, 2020
In today's passage Jesus talks about adultery. ¬†Not only does he condemn it, just like Mosaic law did, but he takes it a step further.
November 6, 2020
Today's passage is a continuation from what we read yesterday. ¬†Jesus tells us to make amends with our accuser before it is to late.
November 5, 2020
In today's passage Jesus challenges us to reconcile with those we have an issue with. ¬†It feeds into his future words where he teaches us the Lord's prayer.
November 4, 2020
In today's passage Jesus has very harsh words. ¬†In my opinion they are very timely for all of us. ¬†Watch the insults everyone.
November 3, 2020
In today's passage we read about Jesus saying that the unless our righteousness exceeds that of the Pharisees that we will not enter Heaven. ¬†We need to be changed not just on the outside, but on the inside. ¬†Jesus needs to penetrate our heart to transform us. ¬†Let him.
November 2, 2020
In today's passage Jesus says that he has not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill. ¬†What does this mean? ¬†What are its implications for us?
October 29, 2020
In today's passage we are told to let our light shine and not hide it.¬† Doing so is a testimony to the goodness of God and people will see it.¬† Live the faith.