1 John 4:19 – October 27, 2018

We love because he first loved us. 1 John 4:19 NABRE      John in his first letter provides detail calling us to love one another. Then he goes into a deeper meditation on what love is, where it originates and how it must be expressed. Love originates in God, because God is love, and love is manifested above all in the gift of God’s Son who dies for us. We must love one another, in fact…

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Luke 6:27-28 – October 26, 2018

But to you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. Luke 6:27-28 NABRE      The gospel writer Luke is sharing what has been referred to as the Sermon on the Mount. It is a long teaching by Jesus to a crowd that starts off by telling them what will make them “blessed” which means fortunate or happy. The…

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