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Tag Archive for ‘Thank God’

Monday 23 April

Acts 11:1-18; Ps 42; John 10:1-10 or 10:11-18 Good or evil Once again Jesus offers us a choice, either follow him and receive eternal life or choose those who seek to destroy that which is good and holy. We are fortunate in Australasia that we have freedom to choose, whereas in many countries the option […]

Wednesday 23 August

Judges 9:6-15; Psalm 21; Matthew 20:1-16 In praise of generosity Today, my mother would have celebrated her 107th birthday. She died aged 89, and had been my mother for 58 years. Mothers make many sacrifices for their children. Hours and cost are not part of their reckoning. Families are the Lord’s favourite vineyards, with a […]

Thursday 23 April

Acts 8:26-40, Ps 66; John 6:44-51 There for others Today’s reading can be viewed from both sides – Philip’s and the Eunuch’s. For Philip, the Holy Spirit is directing his actions very explicitly, and he seems very in tune with God’s will. For the Eunuch, Philip’s presence changes his life and that of his family […]

Sunday 28 August

Twenty Second Week in Ordinary Time Jeremiah 20:7-9, Ps.63, Romans 12:1-2, Matthew 16:21-27 God’s call and our response We are called to give ourselves in loving service of God. It’s a big call. It means the way of the cross. Even Jeremiah was reluctant to respond to God’s call for him. Thank God that we […]