Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
November 4, A.D. 2005
Psalm 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
"Prepare a full account of your stewardship"
There will come a time when we are asked to prepare a full account of what
we have done with all that God has given us. It will not be an easy task,
but it will happen all the same.
Where will we stand at that time?
If we have wisely used the things God has given us, if we have shared the
master's wealth with others, we'll find those who stand ready to help us.
The prayers of others will be heard and the Master will account our behavior
God demands very little from us. Among those things most important to Him
are a just and equitable division of His goods among His people. How do we
achieve this? Like the steward in this case, we take all that God has
given us and give it away -- and ask for less, or for nothing in return.
The Master is not jealous of His possessions, but rather of His people. The
goods of this world are squandered when we hoard them, but they grow in
effectiveness as they are shared.
Let us be ready when wešre called to show to God all the people whom we have
helped with the good things He has given us. It will not justify us, but it
will give glory to God.
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The Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time
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