All of us who are followers of Jesus are called to clear the way for Him--to prepare the world around us for His coming.
There are times in our lives when an opportunity arises. Those moments of grace come to us unexpectedly. It's good if we are able to say yes to them from time to time.
Much of what we associate with guardian angels is based on spiritual imagination. But the reality is that God takes care of us in all kinds of ways.
At some time or other we all seek some degree of standing in the community of faith. The criterion of greatness, however, is childlike dependence on the Lord.
According to Christian tradition each of the archangels undertook one or more particular projects to carry out the providence of God.
In our association with Jesus we have to be sure that we are dealing with the full Jesus--the criminal on the cross as well as the risen Lord.
As we grow and develop spiritually we learn ever more about Jesus. He becomes one with whom we find ourselves sharing the whole experience of our lives.
When Jesus sent His apostles out they were not to worry about the equipment they would need or where they would stay. Proclaiming the kingdom is the primary consideration.
As children of God when we act and try to obey God's word in our lives, we are closer than ever to each other--even closer than blood relationships.
Jesus tells the crowd to be careful how they hear. They must listen with the expectation of passing on what they have heard.