May our remembrance of St. Andrew draw us all into closer communion with each other, and with you.
Lord help us to recognize you in the stories of our daily lives. May we welcome you in our joys and sorrows, successes and failures, happiness and disappointments.
Lord we ask you today for strength. We ask you to grant unto us the motivation to push through whatever is holding us back from furthering your kingdom this week, this month, and this year
Praise and exalt him above all, forever” (PS 3:60)
"we thank the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth; fosters people's growth from their mother's womb, and fashions them according to his will!" (SIR 50:22)
Suffering and persecution exist. Yet, the Words of Christ bring comfort to the people because Jesus already lived the greatest sacrifice for all of us
“See that you not be deceived" (Lk21:6)
O Lord, it is so easy to get lost in our own world. Open our eyes to see your world, your children, open our hearts and fill them with your love.
Jesus our King, dying on the cross, was the victory of truth, of justice, of compassion and, above all, of love
“Once we were no people but now we are God’s people.” (1 Peter 2:10)
Lord, help me to remember the sacred in my life. Thank you for my church. Help me to move in it with reverence
Heavenly Father, we bring before you today the people of Syria and Iraq, asking you to be their defender and help in their time of need. Walk with them in their suffering and loss, and give them strength to face the days ahead.
"His fellow citizens, however, despised him and sent a delegation after him to announce, ‘We do not want this man to be our king.’ " (Luke 19:14)
“Behold, half of my possessions, Lord, I shall give to the poor, and if I have extorted anything from anyone I shall repay it four times over.” (Lk19:8)
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.” (Psalm 118:26)
"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake; some shall live forever, others shall be truly in disgrace. The wise shall shine brightly in the splendor of the light. Those who lead many to justice shall be like the stars forever." (DN 12:2)
"I tell you, he will see to it that justice is done for them speedily.
But when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” ( Lk18:8)
Lord we ask you to guide our hearts and minds as we navigate this world you have created for us.
“For Wisdom is mobile beyond all motion,and she penetrates and pervades all things by reason of her purity.” (Wis 7:24)
Dear Lord give us a heart of gratitude...... let us be the one who always returns to you to say thank you....
“We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do.” (LK 17:10)
“I have chosen and consecrated this house, says the Lord; that my name may be there forever.” (2 Chr 7:16)
"[The widow, her son, and Elijah were] able to eat for a year...the jar of flour did not go empty, nor the jug of oil run dry." (1 Kings 17:15b-16a)
"No servant can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” (Lk 16:13)
Lord Let this world and it’s attractions do not stop us to focus our attention on you and your kingdom.