“Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matt 4:19).
“Amen, amen, I say to you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.” (Jn1: 51
“[He] took a child and placed the child by his side and said to them, ‘Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest.’” (Lk 9:47-48)
“Do not prevent him. There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me.For whoever is not against us is for us. (Mark 9:39-40)
Lord we thank you for your Holy Spirit that provides for us some small understanding of your plan. We ask that you enlighten us upon our journey as we discover our own purposes and roles to play in building your kingdom and making it accessible here on Earth.
“But who do you say that I am?’ Peter said in reply, ‘The Christ of God.’ ” (Luke 9:20)
“Consider your ways! You have sown much, but have brought in little; you have eaten, but have not been satisfied; You have drunk, but have not been exhilarated; have clothed yourselves but have not been warmed; and whoever earned wages earned them for a bag with holes in it” (Haggai 1:6).
Loving God, give us the faith to believe that you can do great things through others and through ourselves
"My brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it." (Luke 8:21)
“Those who are well do not need a doctor. The sick do!” (Mt 9: 12)
“The Son of Man is to be handed over to men and they will kill him..." (Mark 9:31a)
"Lord, give us a true hunger for our Word
“God alone is simple by essence; those who become
as little children are most like to God”. -St. Joseph Cupertino
Loving God, give us the courage to profess our love for you. Let us not be afraid to do so.
"You should know how to behave in the household of God,which is the Church of the living God," (1Timothy 3:15)
O thou Mother! Fount of love! Touch my spirit form above , make by heart with thine accord.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life." (Jn 3:16)
“Who do people say that I am?” Some of the disciples respond John the Baptist, Elijah, or some other prophet of the area. (Mk 8:27-28)
“I praise you, LORD, for you raised me up and did not let my enemies rejoice over me. O LORD, my God, I cried out to you for help and you healed me. LORD, you brought my soul up from the grave; you let me live, from going down to the pit.” (Psalm 30: 1-3)
I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and an arrogant manb, but I have been mercifully treated (1 Tm 1: 13).
“Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you” (Luke 6:38).
He lists these for them. Just listen to the list: "immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, greed , anger, fury, malice, slander, obscene language." (COL 3: 5)
“Let me sing of the Lord, He has been good to me!” (PS 13:6C)
"Looking around at them all, he then said to [the man with the withered hand], 'Stretch out your hand.' ” (Luke 6:10ab)
“He has done all things well, he makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” (Mk 7:37)