Category: Year I

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IS YOUR HEART RICH ENOUGH FOR JESUS?

⏰Wednesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time 1 (30 Jan 2019) 📖Heb 10:11-18; Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4 (R.v.4bc); Mark 4:1-20 🎤IS YOUR HEART RICH ENOUGH FOR JESUS? The truth that we can never tired of speaking is that Jesus is all that we need. There is no achievement that we make in this life which can be compared to the glory and victory that is gained by being with him. Yes, nothing in this life satisfies. But Jesus has provided all we need. He says to us, “Come to me, all who labour and are overburdened, and I...

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WHO IS CHRIST TO YOU?

⏰Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time 1 (29 Jan 2019) 📖Heb 10:1-10; Ps 40:2 and 4ab, 7-8a, 10, 11 (R.v.8a, 9a); Mark 3:31-35 🎤WHO IS CHRIST TO YOU? Is he your son, or your brother or your friend? In Mark 3:31-35, the family of Jesus came to take him home since people were now feeling he was going out of hand. So Jesus used the opportunity to catechize the people on the nature of his relationship with them because they lacked proper understanding of him. So he taught them that his real relatives are those who do the...

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“SURELY I WILL BLESS YOU AND MULTIPLY YOU” (Heb 6:14)

⏰Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time 1 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (22 Jan 2019) 📖Heb 5:10-20; Ps 111:1b-2, 4-5, 9 and 10c (R.v.5b); Mark 2:23-28 🎤”SURELY I WILL BLESS YOU AND MULTIPLY YOU” (Heb 6:14) We are all children of Abraham, and so the promise that was made to him is equally ours. So I invite you to claim the above promise with a great faith. Whether the enemy wants it or not, the Lord is going to bless and multiply you as he did to Abraham. Amen. As you await the fulfilment of that...

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THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SHINE LIKE THE SUN IN THE KINGDOM OF THEIR FATHER (Matt 13:43)

⏰Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week of Ordinary Time 2 (31 July 2018 – Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola) 📖Jer 14:17b-22; Ps 79:8, 9, 11, 13 (R.v.9bc); Matt 13:36-43 Revelation 22:14 says, “Happy are those who wash their garments clean for they will have free access to the tree of life and enter the city through the gates.” The saints are those who have washed their garments clean. They belong to that “great crowd that no one could count…standing before the throne and the Lamb, clothed in white” (Rev 7:9). No one can really belong to that great crowd without...

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BE PATIENT! IT IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT!

⏰Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time 1 (02 Dec 2017) ????Dan 7:15-27; Dan 3:60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65 (R.v.60b); Luke 21:34-36 We have finally come to the last day of another liturgical year of the Church. By tomorrow, we shall be beginning a new liturgical year in the Church with the First Sunday of Advent. Were you able to achieve the spiritual target you did set for yourself in this past year? Get yourself ready for onward movement to the next level because you are a conqueror in Christ Jesus! Truly, things are generally very difficult these...

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ARE YOU READY FOR ETERNITY?

⏰Friday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time 1 (01 Dec 2017) ????Dan 7:2-14; Dan 3:53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59 (R.v.53b); Luke 21:29-33 Today is the first day in the month of December. The mention of the month already scares some people because of the too many demands that go with the time and the danger being posed by those who want to make it quick. But I pray for you today, that instead of sorrow, joy and laughter shall be visitors in this month. In place of drought, may you be blessed with plenty. Your life shall...

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“YOU WILL BE HATED BY ALL FOR MY NAME’S SAKE. BUT NOT A HAIR OF YOUR HEAD WILL PERISH” (Luke 21:17-18)

⏰Wednesday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time 1 (29 Nov 2017) ????Dan 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28; Ps 3:40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 (R.v.40b); Luke 21:12-19 Do you think you are suffering in this life? Are you hated by people? Why are you suffering? Why are you hated? Some of us suffer for wrong purposes. Consider the reason for the handwriting on the wall of the palace of King Belshazzar (cf. Dan 5). In this case, the king was not suffering for God’s sake but for standing against God. If your suffering now even when all your hope is...

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WHAT DO YOU SEEK IN LIFE?

⏰Tuesday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time 1 (28 Nov 2017) ????Dan 2:31-45; Dan 3:35, 37, 38, 39 (R.v.35b); Luke 21:5-11 The book of the prophet Daniel is one of the most often misinterpreted books of the Bible concerning the end time. In fact, there has been many interpretations that brings in the American government into the picture of Dan 2:31-45, all in the bid to explain the end time. Jesus warns us against listening to such end time false prophesies. Nonetheless, one sure message there is that the end is imminent for all of us. For me, it...

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YOU SHALL PROSPER BEFORE YOUR ENEMIES

⏰Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time 1 (27 Nov 2017) ????Dan 1:1-6, 8-20; Dan 3:29-30, 31, 33, 32, 34 (R.v.29b); Luke 21:1-4 My dear, in Dan 1:1-20, Daniel and his three Jewish countrymen were placed with other with other young men being trained in the King’s courtyard. The king is to choose the best of them for service in his court. The others were being fed from the King’s kitchen but Daniel and his countrymen had another provider – God. So in the end, they were chosen as the best. It is not about how much you work...

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THE WORD OF GOD SHALL FOREVER TRIUMPH!

⏰Saturday of the Thirty-Third Week of Ordinary Time 1 (25 Nov 2017) ????1 Mac 6:1-13; Ps 9:2-3, 4 and 6, 16 and 19 (R.v.15c); Luke 20:27-40 Does that not give you a cause to be joyous? That means that whatever the word of God says about you shall come to pass. And he says in John 20:19, “Peace be with you.” And in another place he says, “I have come that [you] may have life, life in all its fullness” (John 10:10). To you who are sick, “By his stripes, you are healed” (1 Pet 2:24). To the barren, “Be...