On Today’s Gospel

Posted: September 26, 2015 by CatholicJules in Personal Thoughts & Reflections

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Did God our Father promise that life would be easy and smooth sailing for all His faithful? No! But He assured us that He would be with us every step of the way. And He has…

Jesus our Lord shows us by example that the road to eternal life is by way of the cross. Does that mean we all have to die horrific, painful deaths? No! It simply means that we take up our own cross to follow Him, and to do Father’s Will to the end. He is with us always and had gone ahead to prepare rooms for us.

Thank You Jesus, we praise You Jesus, we love You Jesus. Amen

First reading
Zechariah 2:5-9,14-15

Raising my eyes, I saw a vision. It was this: there was a man with a measuring line in his hand. I asked him, ‘Where are you going?’ He said, ‘To measure Jerusalem, to find out her breadth and her length.’ And then, while the angel who was talking to me stood still, another angel came forward to meet him. He said to him, ‘Run, and tell that young man this, “Jerusalem is to remain unwalled, because of the great number of men and cattle there will be in her. But I – it is the Lord who speaks – I will be a wall of fire for her all round her, and I will be her glory in the midst of her.”’
Sing, rejoice,
daughter of Zion;
for I am coming
to dwell in the middle of you
– it is the Lord who speaks.
Many nations will join the Lord,
on that day;
they will become his people.

Gospel
Luke 9:43-45

At a time when everyone was full of admiration for all he did, Jesus said to his disciples, ‘For your part, you must have these words constantly in your mind: The Son of Man is going to be handed over into the power of men.’ But they did not understand him when he said this; it was hidden from them so that they should not see the meaning of it, and they were afraid to ask him about what he had just said.

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