Christmas was in fact about the birth of a rebellion, a rebellion against the forces of oppression and the tyranny of human sin.
Fr. Alex Colautti, CC
Wherever Christ is victorious there is freedom and life. When he comes again, death and sin will be destroyed forever.
The only true kings in this world are those who submit to the King of kings. Who will you serve?
Bring this area of your heart, and your life, before Jesus and surrender it to him. Ask him for the grace, strength, and courage you need.
God wants a weak, broken church full of sinners. That kind of church is radically reliant on God’s grace.
What shall I return to the Lord for all his goodness to me?
It also reveals the depth to which God is willing to go in pursuit of the human heart. No matter where we find ourselves, nothing is beyond the redeeming force of God’s love.
Take the lowest place. In fact, race to the lowest place because that is where the grace is. God is constantly pouring out his grace and his life and it flows to the lowest place.
Suffering is a place of encounter for the Christian. If you have suffering in your life, if there is a burden that you are carrying, you are not alone. Look into it and fix your eyes on Jesus and experience the presence of God and receive the strength that only he can give you.
The sin of greed is actually making us miserable. The truth about greed is that it is a lie. How do we guard against it?