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Sharing the Word for August 31, 2017

All Christian ministry is directed toward sanctification. The life of the individual Christian believer is directed toward growth in love.

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Sharing the Word for August 30, 2017

To some extent each of us is a hypocrite because none of us expresses in our actions the full limitations of our hearts.

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Sharing the Word for August 29, 2017

Authentic preachers of the gospel exercise their ministry for the love and affection that they can put into it.

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Sharing the Word for August 28, 2017 – Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

Paul's first Letter to the Thessalonians is the oldest extant writing of Christianity. For the first time we hear of the triad of faith, hope, and love.

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Sharing the Word for August 26, 2017

Ruth, the faithful foreigner, proves to be an essential link in the family chain that led to the Messiah.

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Sharing the Word for August 25, 2017

The affection between the Israelite widow Naomi, and Ruth, her Moabite daughter-in-law, leads to results that no one could have foreseen.

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Sharing the Word for August 24, 2017

We all have a place in the splendor of the city described in Revelation. We offer our thanks to the city’s architect.

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Sharing the Word for August 23, 2017

The Israelites set up a king, and the results proved to be catastrophic. Following God’s will is always best.

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Sharing the Word for August 22, 2017

“I can’t possibly carry out what God is asking,” we tell ourselves. God responds, “Go with the strength you have. It is I who send you.”

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Sharing the Word for August 21, 2017 – Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

Followers of Christ are called to stewardship because we need to give. Giving away our resources has to be part of our Christian spirituality.

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