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Tag Archive for ‘Knowing God’

Wednesday 13 July

Isaiah 10:5-7, 13-16; Ps 94; Matthew 11:25-27 The gift of wisdom Knowing God isn’t something we can just expect because we’re clever or study a lot or can debate the catechism with authority. This will certainly help us understand more about why we believe in God and can deepen our understanding and witness of our […]

Tuesday 3 December

Saint Francis Xavier, Priest Is 11:1-10, Ps 711-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17, Luke 10:21-24 True faith Faith is not knowing about God, but knowing God. The former is a function of the mind; the latter involves mind, heart and soul. The former is a product of intelligence; the latter is a product of grace. Only knowing […]

Tuesday 12 March

Psalm 46, Ezekiel 47:1-12 John 5:1-3,5-16 Relaxing on the ragged edge Our natural reaction, when life pushes us around, is to push back and defend ourselves. But God says, “Let go, stop struggling, relax.” It’s a vulnerable, risky position to take. Thankfully, God does say a little more. He says, “Be still and know …” […]

Friday 20 January

1 Samuel 24:3-21; Ps 57, Mark 3:13-19 Knowing God’s will We are asked to listen to God so we are ready to hear Him when He tells us what He wants – but knowing whether what you hear is God’s will or your own preference can be difficult to discern. David was fortunate as he […]