Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
October 11, A.D. 2002
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
Jesus went about His mission to spread the word of God, to forgive sin,
to feed the hungry, to heal the sick, to cure the blind and to drive out
demons. Those in power, the Pharisees, were the ones who were blind and
hungry for revenge. They could not accept that Jesus had the power from
God to free his people from bondage. The hearts of the leaders were hard
How do we react to the signs of God's saving power in our lives and the
lives of others around us? Do we go about our lives living in sin,
staying angry with someone we are supposed to love and neglecting our
baptismal promises? If we are, then we must turn to the Lord to ask His
forgiveness. Then, with grace from the Holy Spirit, we can spread God's
word, feed the hungry and pray for the healing of our sick - both
friends and enemies alike. The Kingdom of God is all around us in all
whom we meet each day.
You sent your Son Jesus to show us the way to your kingdom.
Help us to accomplish your work here on earth. Amen.
- Deacon Bill Powers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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