Sharing the Word

Sharing the Word for March 6, 2021

Mar 6, 2021 Sharing the Word
In the Book of Micah the author first prays for the prosperity of the people. Then in a kind of litany of forgiveness, he speaks of the blessings that God offers to them.

Sharing the Word for March 5, 2021

Mar 5, 2021 Sharing the Word
The suffering of the just man is a theme that calls for our greater attention as we approach the weeks of the liturgy that deal with the sufferings and death of the just man, Jesus.

Sharing the Word for March 4, 2021

Mar 4, 2021 Sharing the Word
Jeremiah tells us not to put our confidence in human beings. Only the Lord deserves our full trust.

Sharing the Word for March 3, 2021

Mar 3, 2021 Sharing the Word
Jeremiah has been preaching about the people’s sinfulness but they are not receptive. Today's reading is a foretaste of the response that Jesus would receive to his preaching.

Sharing the Word for March 2, 2021

Mar 2, 2021 Sharing the Word
God calls his people to repentance. At the same time, the Lord expresses his willingness to forgive. God is willing to forgive us if we are willing to abandon our sins.

Sharing the Word for March 1, 2021 - Second Week of Lent - Year 1

Mar 1, 2021 Sharing the Word
In today reading Daniel prays in the name of the people. They are ashamed of what they have done. Yet they know that God is compassionate and forgiving.

Sharing the Word for February 27, 2021

Feb 27, 2021 Sharing the Word
In the course of Psalm 119 the author uses no fewer than eight synonyms to express God’s gift of self-revelation. No matter how you say it, God’s intervention is a source of blessing.

Sharing the Word for February 26, 2021

Feb 26, 2021 Sharing the Word
God holds each of us responsible for our personal behavior. Good people will be rewarded for their goodness and bad people will be punished for their sinfulness.

Sharing the Word for February 25, 2021

Feb 25, 2021 Sharing the Word
The reason we have to pray is so that we don't lose sight of how much we depend on God’s goodness and how vulnerable we are without it.