Category Archives: humility

September 23rd-take the opportunities to serve and teach others when they arise

6Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper, 7a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 8But … Continue reading

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September 18th-Our main weapon against evil is prayer, and fasting adds another aspect to it

Matthew 17: 19Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not drive it out?” 20And He said* to them, “Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith … Continue reading

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September 17th-the crowd, in general, could recognize the source of what was happening; they praised God.

Matthew 15: 31So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel. While many stories had preceded Jesus, the people were not … Continue reading

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September 16th-We need always to check our hearts for the right motivation for our actions.

Matthew 12: 7“But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. Compassion is desired by the Lord because it usually is directed toward a specific person. Even … Continue reading

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September 15th- in the words of St Francis of Assisi, “preach the Gospel, if necessary, use words.”

Matthew 10: 32“Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven. 33“But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven. As … Continue reading

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September 14th-How many of us will go to meet the Lord one day with this kind of witnessing in our past?

Matthew 8: 5And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him, 6and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, fearfully tormented.” 7Jesus said* to him, “I will come and heal him.” 8But the centurion said, … Continue reading

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September 10th-We must try to approach the Lord from the best position possible if we expect our petitioning to have an effect

Malachi 2: 13“This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand. 14“Yet you say, … Continue reading

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