Monthly Archives: November 2016

This advent is meant to be different 

​Friends, First Sunday of Advent (A) 2016 THIS ADVENT IS MEANT TO BE DIFFERENT This Advent is different from every other Advent that we have ever lived, ever. It is different because we are different. In the past year, we … Continue reading

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Is there anything holding you back from the joy and freedom of the Lord? 

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  Is there anything holding you back from the joy and freedom of the Lord?  Friends, God wants our hearts for him and for his kingdom of peace, joy, and righteousness (Romans 14:17). But … Continue reading

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Do you believe that the world as we know it is going to end just as Jesus foretold? 

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  Do you believe that the world as we know it is going to end just as Jesus foretold?  Friends, Jesus’ prophetic description of the destruction of the holy city Jerusalem, the destruction of … Continue reading

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Are you ready to lay down your life for Christ and to bear witness to the joy and freedom of the Gospel?

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  Are you ready to lay down your life for Christ and to bear witness to the joy and freedom of the Gospel? Dear friends, if the Gospel message is good news, then why … Continue reading

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Jesus foretells the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem 

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  Jesus foretells the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem Dear friends, in today’s gospel, Jesus’ prophecy of the destruction of the temple at Jerusalem was a two-edged sword, because it pointed not only … Continue reading

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Do you know the joy of selfless giving and generous love for others? 

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P)  Do you know the joy of selfless giving and generous love for others?  Dear friends, true love doesn’t calculate – it spends lavishly! Jesus drove this point home to his disciples while sitting … Continue reading

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God is King and Ruler over all

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  God is King and Ruler over all Dear friends, today we end the liturgical year with the celebration of Christ the universal king and our procession in this recession might well be template … Continue reading

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Is your life earth-bound or heaven-bound? 

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P) Is your life earth-bound or heaven-bound?  Dear friends, the Sadducees came to Jesus with a test question to make the resurrection look ridiculous. Jesus retorts by dealing with the fact of the resurrection. … Continue reading

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Jesus honors the Father’s house of prayer by cleansing it of unholy practices

​Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.)  Jesus honors the Father’s house of prayer by cleansing it of unholy practices Dear friends, Jesus took a swift action of cleansing the temple of those who were using it to exploit the … Continue reading

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God judges, pardons, heals, and restores us to new life

Today’s Word and Prayers (W. A. P.) God judges, pardons, heals, and restores us to new life Dear friends, when God visits his people he comes to establish peace and justice by rooting out our enemies – the world (which stands in … Continue reading

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