Gospel Reflection for October 13, 2019, 28th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 2 Kings 5.14-17; 2 Timothy 2.8-13; Luke 17.11-19 “On their way the ten lepers found they were cleansed. One of them seeing that he had been healed, turned back, praising God in a loud voice. He fell at Jesus’ feet, thanking him. This man was a Samaritan.”  – Luke 17.14-16 A wise counselorContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 13, 2019, 28th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for October 6, 2019, 27th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Habakkuk 1.2-32.2-4; 2 Timothy 1.6-8,13-14; Luke 17.5-10 “Increase our faith, Lord.” – Luke 17.5 Faith is a setting of our hearts on what or who is ultimate. Faith has power. It lives in us. Like a seed it holds life and generates new life. A smidge can move mountains. The message speaks to ourContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 6, 2019, 27th Sunday Ordinary Time”

What power does faith have?

How does our faith strengthen us? According to Jesus in this Sunday’s Gospel even a smidgen of faith is enough. Our part is to live the faith we have. Sunday by Sunday has a reflection on faith that can hearten you. Consider becoming a subscriber. You will receive a reflection on the Sunday scriptures for the wholeContinue reading “What power does faith have?”

Gospel Reflection for September 29, 2019, 26th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Amos 6.1, 4-7; 1 Timothy 6.11-16; Luke 16.19-31 “Remember how well you lived when you were alive and how miserable Lazarus was. Now he has found comfort but you have found torment. He cannot help you. Between you and us is a great abyss that no one can cross.” – Luke 16.25-26 The greatContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 29, 2019, 26th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Amos 8.4-7; 1 Timothy 2.1-8; Luke 16.1-13 A rich man summoned his manager and said, “What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager anymore.” Then the manager said to himself, “What will I do now that my master is takingContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 15, 2019, 24th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Exodus 32.7-11,13-14; 1 Timothy 1.12-17; Luke 15.1-32 The tax-collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus, at which the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” – Luke 15.1 The parables that lure sinners and prostitutes to seek out Jesus feature a shepherd’s lost sheep, aContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 15, 2019, 24th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Bible Study. Faith Sharing. Small Christian Communities.

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Gospel Reflection for September 8, 2019, 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Wisdom 9.13-18; Philomen 9-10,12-17; Luke 14.25-33 “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, spouse and children, brothers and sisters, yes even life itself, cannot be my follower. Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.” – Luke 14.26-27 Our relationship with God comes first. It’sContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 8, 2019, 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 1, 2019, 22nd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Sirach 3.17-18, 20, 28-29; Hebrews 12.18-19, 22-24; Luke 14.87-14 “Then Jesus spoke to the one who had invited him to the meal: When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. They may invite you in return. But when you giveContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 1, 2019, 22nd Sunday Ordinary Time”