In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away!
Life in Our Family
“Choose life, so that you and your descendants might live! You can make this choice by loving the Lord your God, obeying him, and committing yourself firmly to him. This is the key to your life.”
>Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom.
12th Sunday after Pentecost, 01 Sep 2019 -Lk 14:1, 7-14, ~ invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.
“invite your friends, brothers, relatives, and rich neighbors. For they will invite you back, and that will be your only reward. Instead, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. Then at the resurrection of the righteous, God will reward you for inviting those who could not repay you.”
“Note this: Some who seem least important now will be the greatest then, and some who are the greatest now will be least important then.”
Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I have come to divide people against each other! From now on families will be split apart, three in favor of me, and two against—or two in favor and three against.
“Be dressed for service and keep your lamps burning, as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast.”
“Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”