Friday, April 30, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 30, 2010

30 April
Friday TODAY'S READINGS:

DIDACHE | COMPANION | SABBATH
DIDACHE

VALENTINE SURPRISE

"In my Father's house there are many dwelling places… I am going to prepare a place for you." – John 14:2

When Tommy brought me home from our first Valentine's date, a wonderful surprise awaited me.
The first thing I noticed was the wonderful scent of flowers when I opened the door of my bedroom. One look at my bed explained why — it was covered with balloons and rose petals! A big bouquet lay in the middle alongside his Valentine's gift and a note.
My dad told me later that Tommy arrived at our house in the afternoon and asked permission to go to my room. He then proceeded to lovingly redecorate my bed before fetching me for our date. Is it any wonder that I married this guy?
If Tommy's love for me brought about such amazing results, imagine what awaits us when Jesus prepares a place for us in His Father's house.
We must remember not to get too attached with what we have in this earthly life. Living our lives faithfully for God and serving others will bring greater treasures. I'm sure that you'll be in for a marvelous surprise when you see Jesus' preparations made just for you. Cecilia Lim (cez_lim@yahoo.com)

REFLECTION:
Are you ready for your date with Jesus?

Bring me to where You are, Lord Jesus.

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COMPANION

1st READING

We are the begotten children of God through His Son, Jesus. It means that we cannot go over, under or around the person of Jesus, only through Him. The only way I know of going through something or someone involves getting to know that person or thing intimately. In this case, going through Jesus means that we need to have an intimate relationship with Him in order to become a child of God.

Acts 13:26-33
26 When Paul came to Antioch in Pisidia, he said in the synagogue: "My brothers, children of the family of Abraham, and those others among you who are God-fearing, to us this word of salvation has been sent. 27 The inhabitants of Jerusalem and their leaders failed to recognize him, and by condemning him they fulfilled the oracles of the prophets that are read sabbath after sabbath. 28 For even though they found no
grounds for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him put to death, 29 and when they had accomplished all that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and placed him in a tomb. 30 But God raised him from the dead, 31 and for many days he appeared to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. These are now his witnesses before the people. 32 We ourselves
are proclaiming this good news to you that what God promised our ancestors 33 he has brought to fulfillment for us, their children, by raising up Jesus, as it is written in the second psalm, 'You are my son; this day I have begotten you.'"

P S A L M

Psalm 2:6-7, 8-9, 10-11ab
R: You are my Son; this day I have begotten you.
6 "I myself have set up my king on Zion, my holy mountain." 7 I will proclaim the decree of the LORD. The LORD said to me, "You are my son; this day I have begotten you." (R) 8 "Ask of me and I will give you the nations for an inheritance and the ends of the earth for your possession. 9 You shall rule them with an iron rod; you shall shatter them like an earthen dish." (R) 10 And now, O kings, give heed; take warning, you rulers of the earth. 11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice before him; with trembling rejoice. (R)

G O S P E L
Jesus tells His disciples that He is the Way, the Truth and the Life. What a wonderful sense of consolation these words bring to us as believers. All that remains is for us to take them to heart and live them to the full. Jesus is the Way in the midst of all the ways of the world; Jesus is the Truth amidst the lies of the modern materialistic world; and Jesus is the Life that goes on forever and does not come to an abrupt end when we die our mortal deaths.

John 14:1-6

1 Jesus said to his disciples: "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. 2 In my Father's house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back again and take you to myself, so that where I am you also may be. 4 Where I am going you know the way." 5 Thomas said to him, "Master, we do not know where you are going; how can we know the way?" 6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."

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SABBATH

DO NOT LET YOUR HEARTS BE TROUBLED

We will experience many things in our lives that will unsettle us or at least have the potential to do so. Jesus reminds us today that this does not have to be the case. He tells us not to let our hearts be troubled, but to allow them to rest in the sure knowledge that He is with us no matter what is happening around us or to us, and that ought to be enough to allow us to trust that His grace will be sufficient to see us through anything.
Jesus Himself will experience the difficulty of entrusting all to God when He prays in the Garden of Gethsemane. Does He falter? No. He entrusts all into His Father's hands, and what does St. Paul tell us in the fifth chapter of his Letter to the Romans? Nothing other than that by the glory of the Father, Jesus was raised from the dead. The pattern of Jesus' life is the pattern of our own lives through the Sacrament of Baptism. We can therefore be sure that we will endure all things unto the gift of eternal life if we trust in God and do not allow the worries of the world to overcome us.
Yes, this is easier said than done, but no one ever said being a disciple of Jesus was going to be easy. What we have to do is learn how to trust God in all things. This will require being soaked in the truth and the Word of God. This requires that we regularly read the Word of God and submit our lives to the Holy Spirit. This means that we have to prioritize our spiritual lives over material ones. It is all about the choices we make. That is clearly within the purview of each of us — maybe not always easy, but certainly simply a matter of developing a healthy discipline of prioritizing our spiritual lives.Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
Perhaps the fundamental question we need to ask ourselves is, "How important to me is the gift of eternal life?" My answer to this question will set the tone for the rest of my life decisions.

Father in Heaven, do not allow me to be confused by the offers of the world. Help me to be able to see my choices clearly and thus discern well the decisions I will make.

St. Adjutor, pray for us.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 27, 2010

27 April
Tuesday TODAY'S READINGS:

DIDACHE | COMPANION | SABBATH
DIDACHE

THE REAL MIRACLE

"The works I do in my Father's name testify to me, but you do not believe because you are not among my sheep." – John 10:25-26

When I was a child, the magic of David Copperfield was all the rage. While my siblings and I marveled at the show, my older cousin would be busy making side comments on how the trick was probably being done.
It makes me think of the way the unbelievers must have explained away the miracles in Jesus' time. Even though no trickery was involved, they refused to trust their senses and even concocted a story about how the apostles must have stolen Jesus' body during the resurrection.
I guess that's why, with all the powers at His disposal, Jesus never used miracles as the focus of His ministry. He cured physical ailments but His aim was to heal diseased souls beset by sin.
Author Philip Yancey put it this way: "Jesus never met a disease he could not cure, a birth defect he could not reverse, a demon he could not exorcise. But he did meet sceptics he could not convince and sinners he could not convert."
The real miracle is God's forgiveness and our subsequent repentance and conversion. Are you letting Jesus work His miracle in you?Cecilia Lim (cez_lim@yahoo.com)

REFLECTION:
"Faith does not spring from the miracle, but the miracle from faith." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Lord, I do believe. Help me overcome my unbelief!

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COMPANION

1st READING

Persecution has scattered the first Christians as they flee for their lives from those who would kill them. This forced missionary movement suddenly discovers that in the previous diaspora of the Jews there is a ready basis upon which to proclaim the Gospel in the towns and places where they now find themselves. God does indeed use suffering and even evil and turn it around for the good of the Gospel.

Acts 11:19-26
19 Those who had been scattered by the persecution that arose because of Stephen went as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to no one but Jews. 20 There were some Cypriots and Cyrenians among them, however, who came to Antioch and began to speak to the Greeks as well, proclaiming the Lord Jesus. 21 The hand of the Lord was with them and a great number who believed turned to the Lord. 22 The news about
them reached the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to go to Antioch. 23 When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord in firmness of heart, 24 for he was a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and faith. And a large number of people was added to the Lord. 25 Then he went to Tarsus to loo for Saul, 26 and when he had found him he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a
large number of people, and it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.

P S A L M

Psalm 87:1b-3, 4-5, 6-7
R: All you nations, praise the Lord.
1 His foundation upon the holy mountains 2 the LORD loves: The gates of Zion, more than any dwelling of Jacob. 3 Glorious things are said of you, O city of God! (R) 4 I tell of Egypt and Babylon among those that know the LORD; Of Philistia, Tyre, Ethiopia "This man was born there." 5 And of Zion they shall say
"One and all were born in her; and he who has established her is the Most High LORD." (R) 6 They shall note, when the peoples are enrolled: "This man was born there." 7 And all shall sing, in their festive dance: "My home is within you." (R)

G O S P E L
It is partially true to say that a Good Shepherd is somewhat dependent upon faithful sheep who do indeed listen and respond to His voice. This is something to think about. How much priority do I give to listening to God's will in my life? God is always leading and guiding us. The most probable explanation to lack of guidance in our lives is lack of attentiveness on our part. Let us pray for the grace that we will never suffer from this problem.

John 10:22-30
22 The feast of the Dedication was then taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter. 23 And Jesus walked about in the temple area on the Portico of Solomon. 24 So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, "How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly." 25 Jesus answered them, "I told you and you do not believe. The works I do in my Father's name testify to
me. 26 But you do not believe, because you are not among my sheep. 27 My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can take them out of the Father's hand. 30 The Father and I are one."

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SABBATH

LAYING A STRONG FOUNDATION

We live in a world where there is an "instant" version of almost anything: instant coffee, instant messaging, etc. In fact, we tend to think that something that cannot be delivered immediately is either not worth the effort or broken in one way or another. How wrong we are if we give in to this sort of thinking, particularly when it comes to relationships. Many youth of today have absorbed this mentality and apply it to their relationships. As Christians, we need to work against this mentality by laying strong and lasting foundations for our faith communities so that we can weather the storms and difficulties that may come our way.
Paul spent a year building the community of faith in Antioch and the same experience happened in many of the communities he founded. Today, there are too many supposedly Christian Churches sprouting up here and there with very little foundation to them other than the founder cannot seem to get along with one of the leaders in his previous Church. I find it very difficult to see how such a reality can be claimed to be a "work of the Holy Spirit" as the Spirit is a spirit of unity, not division. The greater challenge, and the one that will bear infinitely more fruit, is found in working through difficulties to build a stronger and more lasting
foundation to the original community. This is what the Catholic Church has done and she still endures 2,000 years later, as strong as ever.
The biggest problem with the proliferation of Christian Churches is the scandal of division that it witnesses to others. It also makes it much easier for the devil to overcome the work of these Churches as they are already divided. The only way for us to combat this problem is to work for the unity of all Christians such that we can all return to the one foundation — Christ and all that He wills for His Church. Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
How can I help in laying a stronger foundation for my faith community in the Church? How do we, as a community, offer service to the wider Catholic Church?

Jesus, You are the rock, the cornerstone upon which the Church is built. Help me to focus and build my life upon You and thus be a part of the Church You desire and started 2,000 years ago.

St. Zita, pray for us.

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Monday, April 26, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 25, 2010

25 April
Sunday TODAY'S READINGS:

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DIDACHE

let god wipe away your tears

… God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. – Revelation 7: 17

A lot of things that happened to my life only made sense when I found God.
Before, they just seemed to be unexplainable, unwanted and undesirable events.
My parents separated when I was just a kid. I was sick of epilepsy when I was in high school. My father died when he and my mom were about to reconcile. And a host of painful, traumatic events happened one after the other. The heaviest was when I almost died of a possible incurable disease.
Yet, now I always proclaim, "I have a great life!"
I really do.
Because when I found God, my life changed — from seeing only the sad, ugly and painful things to noticing the happy, beautiful and victorious events that were also happening to me. I just didn't see it until God wiped away my tears.
With God in your life, the tears from your eyes will be tears of hope, peace and joy! Alvin Barcelona (alvinbarcelona@gmail.com)

REFLECTION:
Are you shedding tears of sorrow and pain, anger and bitterness? Let God wipe them away. Today.

Lord God, I offer to You my past. Let me live in the present in Your Presence! And let me be excited about the glorious future You have for me forever. Amen.

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COMPANION

1st READING

The Gospel is beginning to take root in the Gentile community as well as among the Jews. This will become a challenge for the Early Church as they try to discern how the Gospel is to be lived by those who have not come from a Jewish background. Although faith is the key, this understanding was still being developed — the Gospels were not yet written. Slowly the Traditions and Doctrine of the Christian Faith begin to develop and solidify in the community of the faithful.

Acts 13:14, 43-52
14 Paul and Barnabas continued on from Perga and reached Antioch in Pisidia. On the sabbath they entered the synagogue and took their seats. 43 After the congregation had dispersed, many Jews and worshipers who were converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who spoke to them and urged them to remain faithful to the grace of God. 44 On the following sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord. 45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and with violent abuse contradicted what Paul said. 46 Both Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first, but since you reject it and condemn yourselves as unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles. 47 For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I have made you a light to the Gentiles, that you may be an instrument of salvation to the ends of the earth.' " 48 The Gentiles were delighted when they
heard this and
glorified the word of the Lord. All who were destined for eternal life came to believe, 49 and the word of the Lord continued to spread through the whole region. 50 The Jews, however, incited the women of prominence who were worshipers and the leading men of the city, stirred up a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their territory. 51 So they shook the dust from their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium. 52 The disciples were filled with joy and the Holy
Spirit.

P S A L M

Psalm 100:1-2, 3, 5
R: We are his people, the sheep of his flock.
1 Sing joyfully to the LORD, all you lands; 2 serve the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful song. (R) 3 Know that the LORD is God; he made us, his we are; his people, the flock he tends. (R) 5 The LORD is good: his kindness endures forever, and his faithfulness, to all generations. (R)


2nd READING

In heaven there will be no more sorrow. We will all be happily praising God together. This is the life for which God has created us. Boring? Self-absorbed on the part of God? Not really. In praising God, the reason for our being, we will be brought to true fulfillment.

Revelation 7:9, 14b-17
9 I, John, had a vision of a great multitude, which no one could count, from every nation, race, people, and tongue. They stood before the throne and before the Lamb, wearing white robes and holding palm branches in their hands. 14 Then one of the elders said to me, "These are the ones who have survived the time of great distress; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 15 "For this reason they stand before God's throne and worship him day
and night in his temple. The one who sits on the throne will shelter them. 16 They will not hunger or thirst anymore, nor will the sun or any heat strike them. 17 For the Lamb who is in the center of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to springs of life-giving water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."

G O S P E L

Listening to the voice of the Good Shepherd is critical for a disciple. Only when we obey His Word and calling will we graze on green pastures and discover the fullest meaning of life. We may be able to get part of the way all on our own, but deep down inside something will always be missing when we are not living in obedience to God's Word.

John 10:27-30
27 Jesus said: "My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can take them out of the Father's hand. 30 The Father and I are one."

my reflections
t h i n k : Only when we obey His Word and calling will we graze on green pastures and discover the fullest meaning of life.

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God's special verse/thought for me today________________
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Things to be grateful for from the past week
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SPECIAL NEEDS
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HIDDEN TREASURE
Most important word God told me this week
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SABBATH

GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY

The fourth Sunday of Easter is always Good Shepherd Sunday. We are invited to reflect upon the image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd and we as His sheep. This is a very important image from the point of view of God as the sheep are totally dependent upon the shepherd for their care. It is the shepherd who leads them to good pasture and to water, and protects them from wild animals and thieves. The same is true in our spiritual lives — we will never find true contentment and satisfaction apart from allowing Jesus to guide us into the arms of our loving Father in Heaven.
The opening line of the Gospel today captures a very important aspect of the shepherd-sheep relationship. It speaks of the sheep listening to the voice of their shepherd. In reality, the sheep are able to distinguish the voice of their shepherd from all the other foreign voices that may be giving instructions at any one time. It is that voice they follow; it is that voice that they trust.
We, too, must become adept at distinguishing between the voice of God and the many other voices in the world that could lead us astray. It takes time and effort on our part to learn to recognize the voice of God in the midst of the maelstrom of voices we encounter every day. It is a matter of life and death that we are able to do this or we will find ourselves developing a life plan that leads us away from eternal life rather than closer to it.
In his Letter to the Colossians, Paul warns them to avoid the empty philosophies of the world (Colossians 2:8-9) and thus place their lives under the grace of God and His wisdom — a wisdom and truth that lead to everlasting life. We have choices to make in our lives and surely they have consequences — and sometimes the consequences could lead to either eternal life or eternal death. Let us pray for the wisdom and grace to listen to the right voices and to be guided well in making our life choices.Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
Which are the voices I give authority to in my life? Are they voices that guide me along the path of eternal life or are they more concerned with matters of this world?

Jesus, help me to learn to recognize Your voice and that of the Father and the Holy Spirit so that I will be guided well in all my actions.

Blessed William Marsden, pray for us.

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Saturday, April 24, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 24, 2010

24 April
Saturday TODAY'S READINGS:

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DIDACHE

A DIFFERENT KIND OF HEALING

He gave her his hand and raised her up. – Acts 9: 41

Jean has made it her mission to help cancer patients. Her parents, father-in-law and, more recently, her husband passed away with the same illness. She now uses her own experiences to comfort others who are in a similar situation.
She goes out of her way to counsel those who are terminally ill. She listens. She cries with them. Her presence eases the pain and suffering. Moreover, she helps prepare them for what is to come.
Many are in denial. Some are angry. Others bargain with God. Still others just give in to hopelessness and say, "I don't care anymore." Jean helps them through these stages. She should know. She went through the same.
She is an avenue of non-physical miracles: relationships with God are restored; emotional needs are understood; and prayer life is re-discovered. The promise of heaven for those who are about to face death renews their spiritual life.
God made Jean an instrument for a different kind of healing.
What kind of healing can you give to the world?Jun Asis (mabuting.balita@gmail.com)

REFLECTION:
Look out for those people you are called to heal.

O Divine Physician, use me to become a healer. Make me Your conduit of healing love.

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COMPANION

1st READING

Peter works extraordinary miracles in the name of Jesus. Let us pray for a reawakening of the gift of miracles in the Church today so that we will see more of this incredible power God makes available through faith. The gifts of the Spirit are for all people of all time; they were not just given in order to get the Church started. How could God give something so powerful and blessed for only a few generations and not for the rest of history? He gives His all at all times in order that we may be saved and become His disciples.

Acts 9:31-42
31 The church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria was at peace. It was being built up and walked in the fear of the Lord, and with the consolation of the Holy Spirit it grew in numbers. 32 As Peter was passing through every region, he went down to the holy ones living in Lydda. 33 There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been confined to bed for eight years, for he was paralyzed. 34 Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and make your bed." He got up at once. 35 And all the inhabitants of Lydda and Sharon saw him, and they turned to the Lord. 36 Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated means Dorcas). She was completely occupied with good deeds and almsgiving. 37 Now during those days she fell sick and died, so after washing her, they laid her out
in a room upstairs. 38 Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him with the request, "Please come to us without delay." 39 So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they took him to the room upstairs where all the widows came to him weeping and showing him the tunics and cloaks that Dorcas had made while she was with them. 40 Peter sent them all out and knelt down and prayed. Then he turned to her body and said,
"Tabitha, rise up." She opened her eyes, saw Peter, and sat up. 41 He gave her his hand and raised her up, and when he had called the holy ones and the widows, he presented her alive. 42 This became known all over Joppa, and many came to believe in the Lord.

P S A L M
Psalm 116:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
R: How shall I make a return to the Lord for all the good he has done for me?
12 How shall I make a return to the LORD for all the good he has done for me? 13 The cup of salvation I will take up, and I will call upon the name of the LORD. (R) 14 My vows to the LORD I will pay in the presence of all his people. 15 Precious in the eyes of the LORD is the death of
his faithful ones. (R) 16 O LORD, I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your handmaid; you have loosed my bonds. 17 To you will I offer sacrifice of thanksgiving, and I will call upon the name of the LORD. (R)

G O S P E L

Many of Jesus' disciples leave Him. This indicates that there has been a real struggle to understand this teaching. It is not just symbolic talk that we are dealing with here. Jesus talks in the present active tense meaning what He is saying "is." Only a literal understanding of the text with a sacramental twist to that understanding will suffice to hold its true meaning.

John 6:60-69
60 Many of his disciples who were listening said, "This saying is hard; who can accept it?" 61 Since Jesus knew that his disciples were murmuring about this, he said to them, "Does this shock you? 62 What if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before? 63 It is the spirit that gives life,
while the flesh is of no avail. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and life. 64 But there are some of you who do not believe." Jesus knew from the beginning the ones who would not believe and the one who would betray him. 65 And he said, "For this reason I have told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by my Father." 66 As a result of this, many of his disciples returned to their former way of life and no longer accompanied him. 67 Jesus then said to the Twelve, "Do you also want to leave?" 68 Simon Peter answered him, "Master, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. 69 We have come to believe and are convinced that you are the Holy One of God."

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think: Let us pray for a reawakening of the gift of miracles in the Church today so that we will see more of this incredible power God makes available through faith.
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LORD, TO WHOM WILL WE GO?

The question with which Peter responds to Jesus' own question if they, His apostles, would stay or leave, is one that we would do well to ponder every time we think about abandoning our faith for anything else. It is the most sobering of all questions as the answer is frighteningly stark. If Jesus is not the answer, then God help us, if there is a God. To abandon faith in Christ is really to abandon the understanding that there is a God because if Jesus, the one sent by the Father to redeem humanity, is not worthy of being followed and obeyed, it is impossible to conceive of a better option!
Yes, people reject belief in God all the time these days but I tend to think that a lot of them are rejecting a particular concept of God they have constructed that is not worthy of belief in the first place. To have full knowledge of God, of who He is and what He offers us, and then reject Him, is virtually inconceivable to me. There are people who seem to walk this path as well, but they are very few and their salvation is in grave doubt. It is not a path to be recommended to or by anyone.
Peter's answer tells us that deep down, he and the other disciples have realized that there is something in their faith in Jesus that has become irrefutable to them and they are willing to stake their lives on it. And they will, as the opportunity for martyrdom arises in all of their lives except John. We capture here something of the essence of faith — that it is a relationship with a living person, God. It is neither an abstract concept nor an optional extra for our lives. Faith is essential to our humanity and until we discover it personally there will always be a type of restlessness within. It is quite easy to see this restlessness
within the lives of so-called atheists; how I wish it were just as easy to be able to reveal it to them and show them the solution. Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
What part does faith play in my life? Have I really given over everything I am to my faith response to God or do I still seek to control certain aspects of my life?

Father, You have created us to be in relationship with You and we will be restless until we respond in faith to Your love.

St. Egbert, pray for us.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Fw: choi, God's Message For You Today, April 22, 2010

22 April
Thursday TODAY'S READINGS:

DIDACHE | COMPANION | SABBATH
DIDACHE

HEARING AND LEARNING

"Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from Him comes to me." – John 6:45b

I was invited to attend a Gender Sensitivity Seminar by a nun. Most of the participants were nuns from different congregations. On the third day, when we prayed the Lord's Prayer, instead of saying "Our Father," they changed it to "Our Mother."
After the prayer service I reacted to it. What they said revealed to me one thing. I was with a feminist group. I told a priest about my "discovery" after the seminar and he confirmed that they were rebel nuns. No one can discount the fact that these "religious" people heard the Lord's teachings. Apparently, it's one thing to "hear the Father" and another thing to "learn" from the Father.
Today's Gospel is very explicit. "Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from Him comes to Me" (italics mine).
The Lord teaches us many things through His Word, but only if we truly grow and learn from them do we come to Jesus.Cristy Galang (cristy_cc@yahoo.com)

REFLECTION:
Do I open my heart and mind to the Spirit so that I learn and grow from His teachings? Or do I listen to Him with a prejudiced heart?

Lord, please instill in me a pure heart, free from all biases and human needs that can stand in the way of Your expectations from me. As I listen to You, guide me towards Your truth. Guide me towards You. Amen.

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COMPANION

1st READING

The Holy Spirit is free to do whatever He wants. His power is beyond anything we can imagine. Yet we know He will exercise it only in the service of the Gospel. Let us learn to call on the power of the Holy Spirit to help us in our works of evangelization. We are not working alone. He is always with us waiting for us to ask for His help.

Acts 8:26-40
26 The angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, "Get up and head south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, the desert route." 27 So he got up and set out. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, that is, the queen of the Ethiopians, in charge of her entire treasury, who had come to Jerusalem to worship, 28 and was returning home. Seated in his chariot, he was reading the
prophet Isaiah. 29 The Spirit said to Philip, "Go and join up with that chariot." 30 Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?" 31 He replied, "How can I, unless someone instructs me?" So he invited Philip to get in and sit with him. 32 This was the scripture passage he was reading: "Like
a sheep he was led to the slaughter, and as a lamb before its shearer is silent, so he opened not his mouth. 33 In [his] humiliation justice was denied him. Who will tell of his posterity? For his life is taken from the earth." 34 Then the eunuch said to Philip in reply, "I beg you, about whom is the prophet saying this? About himself, or about someone else?" 35 Then Philip opened his mouth and, beginning with this scripture passage, he proclaimed Jesus to him. 36 As they traveled along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "Look, there is water. What is to prevent my being baptized?" [37] 37 38 Then he ordered the chariot to stop, and Philip and the eunuch both went down into the water, and he baptized him. 39 When they came out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, but continued on his way rejoicing. 40 Philip came to Azotus, and went about proclaiming the good news to all
the towns until he reached Caesarea.

P S A L M

Psalm 66:8-9, 16-17, 20
R: Let all the earth cry out to God with joy.
8 Bless our God, you peoples, loudly sound his praise; 9 he has given life to our souls, and has not let our feet slip. (R) 16 Hear now, all you who fear God, while I declare what he has done for me. 17 When I appealed to him in words, praise was on the tip of my tongue. (R) 20 Blessed be God who refused me not my prayer or his kindness! (R)

G O S P E L

The work of the Father and Son, while distinct, are indivisible. What does this mean? It simply means that without each other their efforts would not amount to much, if anything. Alone, the work of salvation is incomplete. With the Holy Spirit there is nothing lacking in the provision for our salvation.

John 6:44-51
44 Jesus said to the crowds: "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day. 45 It is written in the prophets: 'They shall all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from him comes to me. 46 Not that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God; he has seen the Father. 47 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life. 48 I am the bread of life. 49 Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; 50 this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die. 51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and
the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world."

my reflections
t h i n k : L et us learn to call on the power of the Holy Spirit to help us in our work of evangelization.

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THE GOSPEL DEMANDS A RESPONSE

One of the important points we can reflect on in this story is how Philip acts immediately upon the response of the person with whom he is sharing the Gospel. He stops the coach and they find a body of water and he baptizes him. Personally I believe that the Gospel demands a response from those who hear it. At the very least, when we read the Gospel we must give assent to its truth and maybe have to go further than simple intellectual assent. To delay responding to a call from the Gospel because it might be inconvenient or embarrassing is to risk losing a moment of grace in our lives. This would be very unfortunate.
Similarly, when we hear a call to respond to God's grace in our lives in a particular way, we should not delay in doing so as we might be risking the way that the grace would work. It is important for us to "move with the Spirit of God" when He is working in our lives. If we don't, the Spirit will lose immediate contact with us as He moves on with the plan of God. It is we who will lose the most from our reluctance to obey when called.
God's grace does not hover around us waiting for us to respond in our own good time. God moves on with His plan whether we want to be a part of it or not, whether we are willing to move in time with Him or not. Unfortunately we will often discover at a later date what might have been if only we had responded earlier! "What ifs" are scattered along the way of the lives of those who seek comfort over obedience.
There are times when we have to simply trust in God's goodness and throw a bit of caution to the wind. There is a time for prudence and preparation; there is also a time for adventure and trust. Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
When was the last time you took a risk in responding to what you believed God was calling you to do in a particular situation?

Holy Spirit, give me the wisdom to know when to hold back and be cautious, and when to trust in God and live the adventure of faith.

St. Miles, pray for us.

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Preacher: Vic Espanol

Makati
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
AIM Conference Center, Benavidez cor Paseo de Roxas
Preachers: Randy Borromeo and George Gabriel

Manila
Friday, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cinema 4, SM Manila (near City Hall), Manila
Preacher: Obet Cabrillas

Angeles
1st & 3rd Friday, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Professional Bldg., Angeles University Foundation, Angeles City Preacher: Marvin Tan

Laguna
Saturday, arter the 4:00 pm Mass - 6:30 pm.
2/F Activity Center, Pavillion Mall, Km. 35 San Antonio, Binan, Laguna
Preacher: Hermie Morelos

Marilao
Saturday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cinema 2, SM Marilao, Bulacan Preacher: Alvin Barcelona


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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

PAYO NG ISANG AMA

Alam kong medyo may kahabaan pero sana pagtiyagaan niyong basahin :-)

Anak, sa maniwala ka o sa hindi, ikaw ang pinakamagandang nangyari sa buhay ko.. Kahit hindi kami naging mag-asawa ng nanay mo, sana huwag kang magtatampo kung ikasal kami sa iba at magkaroon ka ng mga bagong kapatid. Magmahalan kayo bilang magkakapatid, at huwag ninyong gawing telenobela ang buhay ninyo dahil sa walang kakwenta-kwentang bagay.

Mahalin mo ang nanay mo. Wala siyang ibang inisip kundi kapakanan Mo. Kung paluin ka man niya o sigawan, ito ay dahil may nagawa kang hindi sang-ayon sa mga prinsipyo niya. Itanong mo kung bakit ka niya pinapagalitan. Kung mali naman talaga, huwag mo nang ulitin. Piliin mong mabuti ang mga kaibigan mo. Huwag sumali sa barkada na may iisang stereotype. Huwag sumali sa barkada na puro jologs, puro conio, puro bakla, puro nerd, puro manginginom, puro manyak, puro leadtech, puro equipment tech, puro Process engr, puro equipment engr, puro visor, puro manager, puro HR, puro IE o puro nasa taas lang ang kaya mong batiin! Siguraduhin mong nakikita mo ang lahat ng klase ng tao sa barkada mo. Mas marami kang matututunan sa kanila kesa sa TV o sa bahay mo. Marami silang maituturo sa yo na hindi namin kaya, o hindi appropriate na kami ang magturo.

Maging fluent ka sa written and spoken English. Pag-aralan mong mabuti ang subject-verb agreement. Huwag kang matakot mag-consult sa dictionary o thesaurus kapag may hindi ka naiintindihan. Kasi anak,darating ang araw, makakaapak ka sa ibang bansa, at sigurado akong marami kang makakausap na hindi makakaintindi ng Tagalog. Kahit saang sulok sa mundo, makakahanap ka ng nagsasalita ng English. Kung wala ka namang makuhang trabaho eh pwede kang pumasok sa call center at dun mo gamitin ang english mo!

Gawin mo ang lahat para matuto kang mag-gitara. Pag-aralan mo ding kumanta ng nasa tono. Kahit saan mo kasi dalhin ang gitara, maaaliw ka e. Isipin mo yung mga bulag. Hindi sila nakakapag-PSP. Hindi sila nakakapag-Internet. Hindi sila nanonood ng TV, at hindi sila nakakapag-enjoy sa mall. Pero bigyan mo sila ng gitara at pakantahin mo, matutuwa sila. May kuryente man o wala, mapapasaya ka ng gitara.

Makinig ka sa mga kanta ng Beatles. Kapag naging aware ka na sa pag-develop ng musical style ng Beatles, kahit anong genre kaya mong i-appreciate. Sa kanila ka matututong magsulat ng poetry, at sa kanila mo rin matututunan kung paano lagyan ng music ang poetry na ito. Saan ka nakakita ng banda na lampas 30 years nang naghiwalay, patay na ang ilan sa mga miyembro, pero sikat at ginagaya pa rin? Beatles lang ang makakagawa nun, anak. Kung di mo naman trip ang Beatles eh pwede kang makinig ng EMO, grunge rock, heavy metal, indie, punk o alternative! Basta wag ka makikinig sa Cueshe at kay April Boy!

Pagdating mo ng college, huwag mong kakalimutang subukan lahat ng kalokohan sa mundo. Bakit college? Kasi kung high school ka magiging sira ulo, mawawalan ka ng options sa college. Baka sa walang kwentang money-centric computer institute ka bumagsak. Mag-aral ka ng mabuti sa elementary at high school. Dapat makapasok ka sa UP, Ateneo, La Salle , o UST, AdU, Mapua or PUP. Dapat maganda yung course mo. Mas maganda kung engineering ang course mo! Pero kung gusto mong yumaman, Nursing na lang kunin mo! Matatagalan kasi pagyaman mo kung engineer ka! Sa college, balansehin mo yung academics mo tsaka kalokohan.

Gumimik ka pero pasukan mo lahat ng klase mo kinabukasan. Huwag magpakalasing kung wala kang siguradong uuwian at kung walang aalalay sa yo pag sumusuka ka na. Wag maadik sa droga. Sumubok kang mag-marijuana pero subok lang. Kung dadating yung panahong hindi mo na mapigilang makipag-sex, siguraduhin mo lang na gaganda ang lahi natin kung sakaling mabuntis mo yung makaka-sex mo. Siguraduhin mo rin na babae ang partner mo! Marami kasi sa Bora at Puerto eh mga bakla! Practice safe sex. Wag mong kakalimutang mag-survey ng lugar kung may camera o wala. Kawawa naman ang nanay mo kung malalaman niyang may scandal ka. Kung gagawa ka naman ng scandal, make sure na nasa separate na Memory Card sya, iwasan mo na ma-corrupt para mai-blutooth mo sakin!

Huwag mong gawing trial and error ang pagkakaroon ng girlfriend. Alamin mo muna kung ano ang kaya mong ibigay sa isang relationship, at kapag nalaman mo na, doon ka maghanap ng isang babaeng magiging masaya sa mga maibibigay mo. Pakinggan mong mabuti ang mga kuwento ng girlfriend mo. Alamin mo kung ano ang mga gusto niya at mga ayaw niya. Huwag mong sisigawan. Dahil ang babae, kapag pinakinggan mo siya at alam niyang nirerespeto mo siya, mamahalin ka nun habambuhay.

Pagka-graduate mo, iwanan mo na ang mga araw na umaasa ka pa sa Ibang tao para mabuhay. Pumasok ka sa Sunpower para malaman mo ang value ng pera! Mahirap ata kitain ang 9300 sa isang buwan! Dose oras na Load Unload yun! Matuto kang mag-ipon. Alamin mo kung tama yung kinakaltas sa sweldo mo. Pinaghirapan mo yang pera na yan. Huwag mong hayaang kunin na lang ng kung sinu-sino. Bago ka gumastos, lagi mong itanong sa sarili mo kung ang bibilhin mo ay isang NEED , isa lamang WANT, isa lamang YABANG, o isa lamang SUNOD SA USO! Sana maging accountable sa lahat ng ginagawa mo.

Oo, hindi maganda ang sitwasyon nung dumating ka sa mundo. Pero sana sa paglaki mo, huwag mong sisisihin ang mga pangyayaring ito kaya ka nagrerebelde o nalulugar sa masamang landas. Ang buhay mo ngayon ay dahil sa desisyon namin na mabuhay ka. Pero tandaan mo to: lahat ng mangyayari sa buhay mo e dahil sa mga desisyon mo.

Anak, marami pa akong gustong sabihin sa iyo. Buti na lang naitanong ko sa isang kaibigan ko kung ano ang kaisa-isang advice na maibibigay niya sa anak nya, at eto yung nasabi niya sa kin. Sa lahat ng maibibigay kong advice, eto ang pinakamahalaga:

LEARN.Huwag kang matakot matuto. Matuto ka sa Discovery at National Geographic channels. Matuto ka sa library. Matuto ka sa Internet. Matuto ka sa news. Matuto ka sa Bible, Koran, at teachings ni Buddha. Matuto ka sa mga pagkakamali namin ng nanay mo. Matuto ka sa mga kaibigan mo. Higit sa lahat Matuto ka sa mga pagkakamali mo.

** a forwarded email from anonymous blogger, 'di ko alam kung sino ang pasasalamatan, wala kasing nakalagay kung sino ang may-akda. gayunpaman, batid kong isa siyang kool na ama :)

Monday, April 19, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 19, 2010

Daily Bible Reflections
for April 19, 2010

Dear choi,
Conquer this new week with God's Word in your heart!

Praying for you,

Bo Sanchez

19 April
Monday TODAY'S READINGS:

DIDACHE | COMPANION | SABBATH
DIDACHE

NO TO FREEBIES

"You are looking for me, not because you saw miraculous signs but because you ate the loaves were filled." – John 6:26

I'm often given "freebies" such as free dinner, a fully-paid airfare or gift items, usually as an incentive for me to get a credit card or join a seminar where they sell membership for hotels.
I used to take advantage of such offers until I realized that I cancel the credit card anyway and end up not buying the membership. After a while, the freebies lost their appeal and I now prefer to turn them all down.
Jesus knew very well that pleasing the crowd is not the way to elicit faith. He recognized that they are after Him not because they believe in Him, but only because of what He can provide for them. It's such a shame that people do not realize that by taking the time to listen and accept Jesus, they would gain the richness of His kingdom and not just plain bread and fish.
Similarly, our faith should not be dependent on signs and wonders. Like the freebies, they might someday cease to be interesting and we'll be much poorer for losing the message that the Giver is sharing. Cecilia Lim (cez_lim@yahoo.com)

REFLECTION:
When you look at the signs, are you getting the message?

Lord, nourish us with food that endures for eternal life.

Didache | Companion | Sabbath | Top
COMPANION

1st READING

It is difficult to refute the truth. I remember as a student I liked taking the contrary position in class discussions as it was fun to fight and argue against the obvious. Classes would have been boring without this challenge. However, this is not an advisable course to take when dealing with the Gospel. The truth of the Gospel is the truth of life and salvation and nothing good will be gained by challenging it for the sake of pure argument.

Acts 6:8-15
8 Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people. 9 Certain members of the so-called Synagogue of Freedmen, Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and people from Cilicia and Asia, came forward and debated with Stephen, 10 but they could not withstand the wisdom and the spirit with which he spoke. 11 Then they instigated some men to say, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God." 12 They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, accosted him, seized him, and brought him before the Sanhedrin. 13 They presented false witnesses who testified, "This man never stops saying things against this holy place and the law. 14 For we have heard him claim that this Jesus the Nazorean will destroy this place and change the customs
that Moses handed down to us." 15 All those who sat in the Sanhedrin looked intently at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

P S A L M

Psalm 119:23-24, 26-27, 29-30
R: Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord!
23 Though princes meet and talk against me, your servant meditates on your statutes. 24 Yes, your decrees are my delight; they are my counselors. (R) 26 I declared my ways, and you answered me; teach me your statutes. 27 Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate
on your wondrous deeds. (R) 29 Remove from me the way of falsehood, and favor me with your law. 30 The way of truth I have chosen; I have set your ordinances before me. (R)

G O S P E L
What motivates our spiritual lives? What do we want to get out of them? A simple question to answer but I dare say our motives are fairly mixed up with all sorts of desires and wants that are based in the world rather than heaven. If this be true, let us own up to it and seek purification so as to not confuse our motives in loving God with the things of the world.

John 6:22-29
22 [After Jesus had fed the five thousand men, his disciples saw him walking on the sea.] The next day, the crowd that remained across the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not gone along with his disciples in the boat, but only his disciples had left. 23 Other boats came from Tiberias near the place where they had eaten the bread when the Lord gave thanks. 24 When the crowd saw that neither
Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into boats and came to Capernaum looking for Jesus. 25 And when they found him across the sea they said to him, "Rabbi, when did you get here?" 26 Jesus answered them and said, "Amen, amen, I say to you, you are looking for me not because you saw signs but because you ate the loaves and were filled. 27 Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.
For on him the Father, God, has set his seal." 28 So they said to him, "What can we do to accomplish the works of God?" 29 Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent."

my reflections
t h i n k : The truth of the Gospel is the truth of life and salvation and nothing will be gained by challenging it for the sake of pure argument.
_________________________________________________________

God's special verse/thought for me today________________
_________________________________________________________

T O D A Y ' S BLESSING LIST
Thank You Lord for:____________________________________
_______________________________________________________
READ THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR Numbers 16-18


Didache | Companion | Sabbath | Top
SABBATH

DESTROYING A GOOD MAN'S REPUTATION

The destruction of a person's good reputation is a terribly cynical action to be involved in. It is totally repulsive that anyone would seek to destroy another person's good reputation simply because they do not share what he believes. Sure, enter into a debate about ideas with that person, but do not attack the dignity of the person. Stephen is a good man trying to respond to the Gospel call of love by preaching and living the Good News. However, he runs into opposition with the leading Jews of his time and they set out not only to destroy him but kill him.
Martyrdom for the sake of the Gospel always takes on this sort of structure — the unjust and violent persecution of the innocent. The Church teaches that every human person has an innate right to their own opinion about spiritual matters. It is something that flows from their human dignity and it is perfectly legitimate to argue with someone about their beliefs so long as we respect their right to hold to what they believe in. In fact, we must defend their right to this.
In the past, neither the Church nor general society has managed to universally respect this right. There are many examples of forced conversions to the faith. Such a program does not ultimately bear good fruit. We cannot change what happened in the past but we can seek to ensure that it never again happens in the future. We must respect a person's right to freedom of faith and religion. Of course, this does not mean we have to accept everything that is done in the name of religion. For example, if someone supports abortion because it is a part of their religion, we do not have to support their
implementation of such a belief. Indeed we are morally obliged to counter it as best as we can. Freedom to believe what we believe does not override the Natural Law.Fr. Steve Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
Do I tend to attack the person when they disagree with me or my ideas/beliefs?

Holy Spirit, open my heart to a true understanding of the dignity of the human person so that I will always give due respect to the fact that all people are made in Your image and likeness.

St. Anthony of Pavoni, pray for us.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

God's Message For You Today, April 15, 2010

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15 April
Thursday TODAY'S READINGS:

DIDACHE | COMPANION | SABBATH
DIDACHE

earthly matters

"… The one who is of the earth… speaks of earthly things." – John 3:31

Do you know the newest love interest of Piolo Pascual? How about the latest twist in the telenovelas of the Kapuso and Kapamilya channels?
Aahh… these are earthly matters. No connection whatsoever to my spiritual growth. But you know what? I know of a priest who's so in-the-know with these so called "earthly matters." And he gets people's attention. He makes them laugh as he talks of common things his parishioners easily relate with. And then, slowly, beautifully and masterfully he works his way to the message of the Gospel with his listeners now glued to him.
Jesus spoke of heavenly matters but using "earthly stories." He spoke about sheep, birds, fish, nets, the yeast, the mustard seed and other trivial and common things. People easily related to these things because they were part of their daily, ordinary lives. And then Jesus related them to the Kingdom of God. Beautiful! Masterful!
Talk about earthly matters and end there and, yes, you may just be one worldly person. But talk about these earthly matters because they can lead you to understand God's Kingdom better, then by all means, let's be "worldly."Alvin Barcelona (alvinbarcelona@gmail.com)

REFLECTION:
Are you preoccupied with worldly matters just for their own sake or do they lead you to understand God more and bring His message effectively to others?

Lord Jesus, help me to focus my heart, mind and soul on heavenly things, yet see what I have now around me as a means to show You to others more effectively. Amen.

Didache | Companion | Sabbath | Top
COMPANION

1st READING

Should the apostles have obeyed the command of the Council? Authority is an interesting reality in that it can be used well or easily abused. The Council honestly thinks it is doing the right thing and yet the apostles know they are the ones doing the right thing. The solution? We have to leave each person to act according to his or her conscience. It is difficult for the authority figure to deal with such a situation as they have to set aside their power and respect the authority of conscience.

Acts 5:27-33
27 When the court officers had brought the Apostles in and made them stand before the Sanhedrin, the high priest questioned them, 28 "We gave you strict orders did we not? to stop teaching in that name. Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and want to bring this man's blood upon us." 29 But Peter and the apostles said in reply, "We must obey God rather than men. 30 The God of our ancestors raised Jesus, though you had him killed by hanging him on a tree. 31 God exalted him at his right hand as leader and savior to grant Israel repentance and forgiveness of sins. 32 We are witnesses of these things, as is the Holy Spirit that God has given to those who obey him." 33 When they heard this, they became infuriated and wanted to put them to death.

P S A L M

Psalm 34:2, 9, 17-18, 19-20
R: The Lord hears the cry of the poor.
1 [2] I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall be ever in my mouth. 8 [9] Taste and see how good the LORD is; blessed the man who takes refuge in him. (R) 16 [17] The LORD confronts the evildoers, to destroy remembrance of them from the earth. 17 [18] When the just cry out,
the LORD hears them, and from all their distress he rescues them. (R) 18 [19] The LORD is close to the broken-hearted; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves. 19 [20] Many are the troubles of the just man, but out of them all the LORD delivers him. (R)

G O S P E L

John the Baptist reminds his listeners that there is a great difference between his ministry and that of Jesus. They are linked and connected but Jesus brings with Him a power from above that takes the ministry to a whole different level and category of faith. As we follow the Gospel let us realize that we follow a divine being and not just a good idea. This is the difference between the ministry of a person and the Son of God.

John 3:31-36
31 The one who comes from above is above all. The one who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of earthly things. But the one who comes from heaven is above all. 32 He testifies to what he has seen and heard, but no one accepts his testimony. 33 Whoever does accept his testimony certifies that God is trustworthy. 34 For the
one whom God sent speaks the words of God. He does not ration his gift of the Spirit. 35 The Father loves the Son and has given everything over to him. 36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains upon him.

my reflections
t h i n k : A s we follow the Gospel, let us realize that we follow a divine being and not just a good idea.

_________________________________________________________

God's special verse/thought for me today________________
_________________________________________________________

T O D A Y ' S BLESSING LIST
Thank You Lord for:____________________________________
_______________________________________________________
READ THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR Numbers 4-6
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Didache | Companion | Sabbath | Top
SABBATH

ONLY JESUS HAS COME DOWN FROM HEAVEN

There are many men and women who have claimed to have had some of the secrets of heaven revealed to them but there is only one person who can actually claim to have come from heaven to reveal to us the truth of the Father's love — and that is Jesus. His revelation is unique as He is one with the Father. John the Baptist gets it right when he clearly distinguishes between the two levels of revelation — that of earth and that of heaven.
As we seek to develop in our faith response to Jesus and His call, it is imperative that we give the greater import to the revelation we receive from Jesus and not from any other source. The Church speaks of the revelation of Jesus being definitive; there is nothing stronger or more fully explicative of the nature of God. We need to reflect upon all that Jesus has to say to us about our faith, and make sure that we do not lose sight of the focal point of our faith — Jesus Christ. This is why we say in the doxology (the concluding part of the Eucharist prayer that is normally sung by the priest), "Through him, with him and in him
…" This prayer emphasizes the centrality of Jesus to all we believe and do.
Even if the understanding of the revelation of the Old Testament is carried over into the Christian era, it is at the very least more fully known with greater certainty than before the advent of Jesus. Let us remember that the life of Jesus, His words and deeds, have something to say to every aspect of our lives. If we have difficulty hearing Him speak, it simply means we have to listen more carefully. Jesus holds nothing back from us — He shares everything with us that the Father has given to Him. It is now up to us to respond to this revelation. Fr. Steve
Tynan, MGL

Reflection Question:
How diligent am I in seeking out the wisdom of Jesus for my life and particularly the issues I face in being His disciple?

Jesus, open to me the fullness of life that You offer to all who believe in You and follow Your Word. Let me never doubt that You will reveal to me all that I need to know to be Your disciple.

St. Hunna, pray for us.

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