But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.Matthew 1:20 Thoughts on Today's Verse... Reassurance beyond understanding! That's the … Continue reading Daily Wisdom (1 Dec)
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!’” (Luke 10:40) Maybe it’s because apparently we both like to cook, but whenever I read … Continue reading Martha Got It Right.
And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross (Mar_15:21) His Physical Weakness Speaks of His Humanity I want you, please, to note the words that are employed in Mar_15:20-22. In this, the greatest hour of history, every word … Continue reading The Blessing of the Unexpected
Jesus Anointed at Bethany (John12:1-11) 12 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. 3 Then Mary took about a pint[a] of pure nard, an … Continue reading Extravagant love for Jesus
This morning we're looking at Luke chapter 1, beginning to read at verse 39: "Now Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah, and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, that the babe … Continue reading A Young Woman’s Faith
Question: I have a close friend who, after being a Protestant all of her life, has joined the Catholic Church. We have had some long discussions over this and the difference in beliefs. There are, obviously, some things with which we agree, but there are also some areas in which I really struggle with the … Continue reading Did Mary Have Other Children?
‘Now it came to pass, as they went, that He entered in to a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard His Word. But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to Him, … Continue reading Martha and Mary