Most of us are insignificant compared to the major players in this world, but all of us are called to obey, who knows what god has in store when we are willing to surrender to God's will-even when it puts us at risk, when we walk with the lord in light of his word, what glory he sheds our way while we do his goodwill. And came down to capernaun, city of Galilee,and taught them on the sabbath days. And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with power.
True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the causes which nourish false doctrines. False doctrines constrains the fearful and subdue, rejects life.
True generosity lies in striving so that these hands-whether of indivivduals or entire peoples need be extended in supplication, so that more and more they become human hands which work and working transform the world. As individuals or as peoples, by fighting for the restoration of their humanity they will be attempting the restoration of true generosity.Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil and when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungered and tempter came to him ,he said, it thou be the son of God command that these stones be made bread but he answered said it is written, man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedth out of the mouth of God.
Some of us may feel pressured to be perfect when we go to church so that people will think well of us metaphorically speaking. We work hard to make sure we have every hair in place. but a healthy church is a place where we can let down our hair and not hide our flaws behind a facade of perfection. In church, we should be able to reveal our weaknesses to find strength rather than conceal our faults to appear strong, worship does not involve behaving as if nothing is wrong, it is making sure everything is right-,right with God.
Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus,and wiped his feet with her hair.
But was led hither to that i might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles, I am a debtor both to the greeks,and to the barbarians both to the wise, and the unwise so ,as much as in me is , I am ready to preach the gospel to you.And he answered an said unto them my mother and my brethern are these which heart hear the word of God and do it.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.