Victory!

Today’s Reading: Matthew 28:2-4, 8-20; Mark 16:1-9, 15-18, 20; Luke 24:4-11, 13-53; John 20:2-19, 21-31; 21; Acts 1:6-26 Hello everyone! You can feel winter quickly approaching, eh? Wow! There is a lot in today’s passage. There is so much to take in. I mean, to read that Jesus has risen

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Final Hours

Today’s Reading: Matthew 27:39-49, 51-56, 59-60, 62-66; Mark 5:23, 25, 27-28; 15:39-45; Luke 23:32-37, 39-43, 46-49, 55-56; John 19:19-42 The Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians when he found them being detracted into considering our faith to be like a religion, “… but may it never be that I should

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Kangaroo Court

Today’s Reading: Matthew 27:2, 11-14, 19-25, 27-31; Mark 15:6-11, 20-22; Luke 23:1-2, 5-16, 18-25, 27-31; John 18:28-38, 40; 19:1-17 As the introduction points out, the Jews know right well that their request to kill Jesus will be refused – I suspect that the charge of calling Himself the Son of

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Human Will vs. Divine Will

Today’s Reading: Matthew 26:40-46,50-54,69-74; 27:1,3-10; Mark 14:32-34,37-39,43-47,50-52,55-64; Luke 22:41-71; John 18:1-27 Did you know that Jesus had two wills? He had a human will (“I don’t want to suffer and die”) and a divine will (May the Lord be glorified in all things). We, too, have two natures: a human

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The King is Coming

Today’s Reading: Matthew 24:3-51; 25:1-46; Mark 13:1-31, 34-37; Luke 21:8-36 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen! I hope that everyone enjoyed a special Remembrance Day with family and friends. Imagine that you and some friends were going to a magnificent ball or a fancy dinner. You are carpooling with nine other

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Truth Through Parables

Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:20-22, 28-32, 42-46; 22:1-33, 41-46; 23:1-39; Mark 11:20-33; 12:1-9, 28-37, 41-44; Luke 20:9-16, 20-26 I suspect that I am like the disciples were when they saw the fig tree withered up – surprised – when I read that any mountain (of a problem) can be removed with

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The Beginning of The End

Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:1-7, 10-11, 14-16; Mark 11:1-19; Luke 19:29-44, 47-48; John 12:12-36 Somehow, there is something very special about the last week spent together with a loved one before they die! So do you find the details of the last days of His life as fascinating as I do?

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Family

Today’s Reading: Matthew 19:3-12,27-30; 20:20-23; 26:6-13; Mark 10:10-27,32-52; 14:3-9; Luke 18:31-19:28; John 11:55-57; 12:1-11 Matthew 19 talks a lot about the family. It reiterates the sanctity and importance of marriage bonds, and implies the preciousness of children. In our highly individualistic culture, family can be easily neglected. Yet, the Lord

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Rollercoaster

Today’s Reading: Matthew 16:13-23; 17:1-21; 17:24-27; 18:1-35; Mark 8:34-9:1; 9:14-45; Luke 9:46-48; 17:3-4; 17:7-10 It is the privilege of us all, like Peter to confess that Jesus is the Son of the living God! And Jesus confirms how foundational such a confession to our Christianity is! But our reading continues

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Worrying About The Superficial

Today’s Reading: Matthew 15:21-31; 16:1-12; Mark 7:24-8:26 “Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not see or understand?… And don’t you remember? When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand…?” Mark 8:17-19 The disciples had just recently witnessed Jesus miraculously provide food for a

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