IMPORTANCE OF MAN’S RELATIONSHIP TO THE FATHER (MATTHEW 10: 34-11: 1, JULY 13, 2020)

MATTHEW 10: 34-11: 1 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 13, 2020) Do not think that I have come to establish peace on earth. I have not come  to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set man against his Father, and a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in - … Continue reading IMPORTANCE OF MAN’S RELATIONSHIP TO THE FATHER (MATTHEW 10: 34-11: 1, JULY 13, 2020)

Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-23, JULY 12, 2020)

MATTHEW 13: 1-23 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 12, 2020) That same day, Jesus left the house and sat down by the lade-side. Many people gathered around him. So he got into the boat, and sat down, while the crowds stood on the shore; and he spoke to them in parables and about many things. … Continue reading Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-23, JULY 12, 2020)

IMPORTANCE OF A LEADING FIGURE (MATTHEW 10:24-33; 7/11/ 2020)

MATTHEW 10:24-33 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 11, 2020) A student is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master. A student should be content to become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. The head of the household has been called Beelzebul, how much more, those of his household!  So … Continue reading IMPORTANCE OF A LEADING FIGURE (MATTHEW 10:24-33; 7/11/ 2020)

MATTHEW 10:16-23 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 10, 2020)

Look, I send you out like sheep among wolves. You must be as clever as snakes and as innocent as doves. Be on your guard with people, for they will hand you over to their courts, and they will flog you in their synagogues. You will be brought to trial before rulers and kings because … Continue reading MATTHEW 10:16-23 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 10, 2020)

GOD IS JUST A PRAYER AWAY

A. CIRCUMSTANCES Sleep paralysis. A sleep disorder that lets you dream of something dreadful and your body won't respond the way you want it to. Alyssa has suffered sleep paralysis for God knows how many years. As she grows older, those terrifying dreams become more vivid than before.  B. STORY RESOLUTION A face as white … Continue reading GOD IS JUST A PRAYER AWAY

MATTHEW 10:7-15 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 9, 2020)

MATTHEW 10:7-15 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 9, 2020) Go and proclaim the message: The kingdom of heaven is near. Heal the sick, bring the dead back to life, cleanse the lepers, and drive out demons.  Freely have you received, freely give. Do not carry any gold or silver or money in your purses. Do … Continue reading MATTHEW 10:7-15 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 9, 2020)

MATTHEW 10: 1-7 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 8, 2020)

Jesus called his twelve disciples to him , and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to drive them out, and to heal every disease and sickness. These are the names of the twelve Apostles: first Simon, called Peter, and his brother Andrew; James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas … Continue reading MATTHEW 10: 1-7 GOSPEL READING AND REFLECTION (JULY 8, 2020)