Walk in the Light – obedience in God

This week in the Church calendar begins Ordinary Time, which simply means the celebrations are not of any special events. Our message series “Walking in the Light” continues as we look at the readings from this weekend. We are called to be lights in the world and we are looking at different ways in which we are the light of Christ. Two weeks ago we celebrated the feast known as the Epiphany. A celebration of…

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Walk in the light – your light has come.

We continue to celebrate the Christmas season with a feast known as the Epiphany. This feast celebrates Three Wise Kings following the light of Jesus to his crib, in a stable in Bethlehem. Their presence acknowledges his Kingship. As a welcome to the new King they bring royal gifts. Light is significant in the life of Jesus. We read many places in the gospels about light, Jesus saying, “I have come as light into the…

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Matthew 5:14 – December 15, 2018

You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 NABRE      Jesus is teaching His blessings, things to make people happy, then and now. These teachings from Jesus are guidelines for followers living a Christian life. Jesus wants us to imitate His life, His spirit, to enter into communion with Him. Jesus has crowds following Him. He is always preaching or teaching to a multitude. His miracles…

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John 8:12 – November 24, 2018

Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 NABRE      In the Gospel of John Jesus is teaching in the temple area and has just forgiven a woman caught in adultery. Now he talks about light. Jesus has come to be the spiritual light in a world darkened by sin. Anything done in the…

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John 1:5 NABRE – October 20, 2018

the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 NABRE      The Gospel of John is about God, highlighting the relationship between Father and Son, how the Son is the incarnate Word and how they were together from the beginning and will be into eternity. It gives a view of Jesus ministry that is different from the other gospels. It presses the point that Jesus is God. It opens with…

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