Sharing the Word for October 25, 2021 – Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

October 25, 2021
Daily Reading from the USCCB: Romans 8:12-17

Who’s in charge of our life? To whom are we to be submissive? We are under no obligation to the flesh–i.e., to the selfish demands of sin-prone human nature. We belong to God, and if we follow the spirit of God we become God’s very own children.

We enter a family relationship with God. We become capable of relating to him as our own father. We are children of the Father. We belong to him as Christ does. We are at home with the Father as Christ is. We are called to share Christ’s sufferings, but also his glory.

How breathtaking that we are called to be members of God’s family with Christ. May God keep us conscious of his gifts to us.

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