Saint Paul wrote these words in the first reading for Mass today: “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus.” This statement alone is enough to think about for the rest of the day. Saint Paul has such confidence in God, and in Jesus Christ.
“Draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power. Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the Devil. For our struggle is not with flesh and blood, but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness …”
Someone asked Jesus in today’s gospel, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” This is a topic most Catholics are concerned about as well. It is a difficult subject to think about and we would rather not think about […]
Jesus needed to make an important decision in today’s gospel, about which of the disciples he should choose to become his Apostles. There were practical decisions to be made. How many Apostles did he need? How should he prepare them for their mission?