1 John 4:4 – March 2, 2019

You belong to God, children, and you have conquered them, for the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 1 John 4:4 NABRE      John writing to his community in this section of the letter discusses those who belong to God and those who belong to the world. John tells them there are opposing spirits and it is important to determine which spirits belong to God and which…

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1 John 4:5 – December 30, 2018

Whoever acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him and he in God. 1 John 4:5 NABRE      John in a letter to his community tells us that love comes from God and although we have never seen God, knowing Jesus we know God. From Jesus we learn about love and when Jesus returns to His Father love is what He leaves behind to help us reveal God to one another, Father…

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Let the word of Christ dwell in us richly – Obedience

This week in the Catholic Church the Sunday celebration is around the Holy Family; in fact it is titled, Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The readings and prayers incorporate family with order and obedience. We are all part of a family. Family is the place we come to and expect to be taken in, the door always opened for us. It can also be a place of struggle. Not everything…

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