Category Archives: Jesus

Follow me!

In today’s Gospel, Mark 2:13-17, Jesus encounters “Levi, son of Alphaeus, sitting at the customs post.”  Jesus says to him, “Follow me!” And he gets up and follows Jesus.  Notice that he doesn’t spend time weighing all his options.  He immediately gets up, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ mission

The unclean spirit in today’s Gospel, Mark 1:21-28, is both perceptive and terrified.  He knows who Jesus is and what He can do.  “Have you come to destroy us,?  He says to Jesus – knowing full well the answer.  Jesus … Continue reading

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Epiphany

Epiphany – the visit of the magi to the new born Jesus, today’s Gospel, Matthew 2:1-12. The magi were seekers from afar.  They were guided to Bethlehem and finding the infant Jesus “They prostrated themselves and did Him homage.  Then they … Continue reading

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What are you looking for?

Jesus always goes to the heart of the matter.  In today’s Gospel, John 1:35-42, two of John the Baptist’s disciples start following Him.  He turns to them and poses a crucial question – a question that He also poses to … Continue reading

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Jesus comes to save us

In today’s Gospel, John 1:29-34, John the Baptist sees Jesus coming towards him and says, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world….” A few days ago, I was in conversation with a man who frequently … Continue reading

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