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One Bread, One Body - Reflection for September 14, 2011

Posted by Site Webmaster on Thursday, September 15, 2011, In : Daily Meditations 

Mass Readings: September 14

First: Numbers 21:4-9
Resp: Psalm 78:1-2,34-38
Second: Philippians 2:6-11
Gospel: John 3:13-17

THE CROSS, THE FATHER, AND LOVE

"He humbled Himself, obediently accepting even death." –Philippians 2:8

"God put Abraham to the test" (Gn 22:1). Abraham obediently brought his son Isaac to offer him up to the Lord (Gn 22:3). "Abraham took the wood for the holocaust and laid it on his son Isaac's shoulders" (Gn 22:6). He placed Isaac upon t...


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Philippians

Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Catholic Bible Study 

Phil 1  —  JOY ON DEATH ROW

"I long to be freed from this life and to be with Christ, for that is the far better thing; yet it is more urgent that I remain alive for your sakes." —Philippians 1:23-24

Philippians seems to be a collection of letters for the purpose of encouragement. Paul tells the Philippians that he thinks of them all the time. He thanks God for them and the way they "have all continually helped promote the gospel from the very first day" (1:5). He loves them "w...


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