After having considered some of the challenges of … The Bible plainly indicts us all: “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Rom. January 9, 2021 Saturday after Epiphany Readings for Today “Rabbi, the one who was with you across the Jordan, to whom you testified, here he is baptizing … Read more>>>, January 8, 2021 Friday after Epiphany Readings for Today The report about him spread all the more, and great crowds assembled to listen to him and to … Read more>>>, January 7, 2021 Thursday after Epiphany Readings for Today Saint Raymond of Penyafort, Priest—Optional Memorial Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news … Read more>>>, January 6, 2021 Wednesday after Epiphany Readings for Today Saint André Bessette, Religious—USA Optional Memorial “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!” Mark 6:50 Fear … Read more>>>, January 5, 2021 Tuesday after Epiphany Readings for Today Saint John Neumann, Bishop—USA Memorial When Jesus saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for … Read more>>>, January 4, 2021 Monday after Epiphany Readings for Today Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious—USA Memorial From that time on, Jesus began to preach and say, “Repent, for … Read more>>>, Sunday, January 3, 2021 Epiphany of the Lord—Solemnity January 6, or the first Sunday after January 1 Depending upon the practice of your local diocese or territory … Read more>>>, Saturday, January 2, 2021 Christmas Weekday Readings for Today Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors—Memorial “I baptize with water; but there is one … Read more>>>, Friday, January 1, 2021 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Octave Day of Christmas, January 1 Readings for Today And Mary kept all these things, reflecting … Read more>>>, Thursday, December 31, 2020 Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Saint Sylvester I, Pope—Optional Memorial What came to be through him was life, … Read more>>>. and when he saw Jesus, The Gospel For Today - eBook (9781603747288) by R.A. Torrey. what Moses prescribed; that will be proof for them.”  The Gospel plainly stated then, is that a person can be saved for all eternity by simply putting his trust in Jesus Christ. Mark 6:45-52. The Gospel Project exists to point kids, students, and adults to the gospel of Jesus Christ. R.    Alleluia. In their proper context, truths like these are absolutely biblical. Today’s Daily Gospel Reflections. the testimony of God is surely greater. Gospel. Then he ordered him not to tell anyone, but Sprinkling a little “ear-tickling” Christian sounding words into their writing and commentary does not authenticate their truthfulness. 3:21-26). In this false gospel preachers emphasize the “unconditional love” of God, the “endless grace” of God, and the “always forgiving” Father. presents the beauty and splendor of our Catholic faith in a down to earth and practical way. 3:23). and the three are of one accord. He has proclaimed his word to Jacob, Gospel of 21st December 2020 - Luke 1:39-45Mary set out and went as quickly as she could to a town in the hill country of Judah. that he has testified on behalf of his Son. I write these things to you so that you may know The Heart of Perfect Love and Self-Giving, The Cross, the Eucharist and the Blessed Mother, The Profound Teaching of the Holy Eucharist, God Becomes Man—Nine Months Before Christmas. R.    Praise the Lord, Jerusalem. Salvation is not found in a … 46 And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray. 100 talking about this. And the leprosy left him immediately. Gospel Introduction: This Is My Beloved Son Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan is the occasion to make him known as the promised Savior: the Father calls him his beloved Son; the Holy Spirit will guide him. He sends forth his command to the earth; The “God Is Love Only” Gospel. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Who indeed is the victor over the world Prayers for Divine Mercy. has this testimony within himself. but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?     swiftly runs his word! R.    Alleluia. Gospel Reading: Mt 3:3-17. and the Spirit is truth. whoever does not possess the Son of God does not have life. She went into Zechariah's house and greeted Elizabeth. Whoever possesses the Son has life; And this is the testimony: Contemplating today's Gospel. Daily Mass readings for the Roman Catholic Church in an easy to read, user friendly format. We read in the Bible different things we must pray for. SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, MATTHEW 2:1-12 (Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6) KEY VERSE: "We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage" (v. 2). An Infant Rejoices in the Presence of the Lord! he fell prostrate, pleaded with him, and said, Paul’s expositions on the love of God, including the great theme in Romans 5:8that God loved us while we were still sinners, were all written to Christians, … Francis Choi, passed away on April 23, 2020. Whoever does not believe God has made him a liar Saints of the Liturgical Year and cured every disease among the people. And it is another gospel not the Biblical gospel and whoever is preaching and teaching that gospel is accursed.     with the best of wheat he fills you. or: This is the one who came through water and Blood, Jesus Christ, In fact, as a concordance will show, the word ‘love’ does not occur even once in the book of Acts in any context. or: We are grateful to accompany you on your journey of personal conversion. not by water alone, but by water and Blood. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy. The report about him spread all the more, TO KNOW: Matthew wrote his gospel to a Jewish audience to show that Jesus was the fulfillment of their longings for a Messiah (see genealogy, Mt 1:1-17). May these free resources assist you on your journey of personal conversion! Download Share. The Gospel for Roman Catholics is the same as for anyone else, and it is obtained by grace through faith in believing and trusting in Jesus alone, who is God in flesh, for the forgiveness of sins.     his ordinances he has not made known to them. or: Neither this work nor any part of it may be reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed in any medium, including electronic or digital, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.     his statutes and his ordinances to Israel. R.    Praise the Lord, Jerusalem. Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news of him spread throughout the whole region. Lk 4:14-22. The other collection of articles published by Wipf & Stock, edited by Mark T.B. The Gospel for Members of the Roman Catholic Church. and this life is in his Son. God gave us eternal life, Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, A Mysterious Pregnancy and Apparent Scandal, The Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, The Sorrowful Heart of Our Blessed Mother. listen. Beloved: Now the testimony of God is this, He has granted peace in your borders; THE PROCLAMATION OF THE GOSPEL. R.    Praise the Lord, Jerusalem. On Fraternity and Social Friendship (Fratelli Tutti). Subscribe to our Daily Gospel Reflections via Email! A “gospel” that presents Jesus as the way to a happier life, but dodges the sin issue, is no gospel at all. Today’s message - coming to us from this passage of Scripture - is, I feel, what we read in verse 40 and 52, so at the beginning and at the end of this passage: ‘And the child (Jesus) grew and became strong; He was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on Him.’ And: ‘Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.’ R.    Alleluia. Pray for God’s help. Instead, Paul and the other preachers reiterate the themes of the death and resurrection of Jesus, God’s judgment, and the need for personal repentance and belief in Christ. This page displays Today's Mass Readings from NJB. We post the daily Gospel readings and custom images. He was 91 years old. that you have eternal life, Please check your email now and click the confirmation link to confirm your request. Through weekly group Bible studies and additional resources, all ages discover how God’s plan of redemption unfolds throughout Scripture and still today, compelling them to join the mission of God. It is sure to be a treasured part of any Christian book collection. and to be cured of their ailments, Read Now & Stay Blessed ©2020 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. "The Gospel and Pluralism Today: Reassessing Lesslie Newbigin in the 21st Century" edited by Scott W. Sunquist and Amos Young is the second of two recent collections of articles on Newbigin's abiding legacy. One of that is to “pray … View 1 st Reading and Psalm. or: Mr. Choi Hung, father of Rev. Most people understand the gospel today along the following lines: God created us and that God is loving and holy; we are made as image bearers and sinned; God is … Whoever believes in the Son of God Several years after his graduation from Yale Divinity School, he was selected by D. L. Moody to become the first dean of … Unwavering Faith in the Face of Confusion, Ask, and All Good Things Will Be Given You, Drawn to Jesus, Drawn to Mercy for Others, Sowing the Word of God…Despite the Results. John tried to prevent him, saying,     he has blessed your children within you. A source to read Today's Catholic Mass Readings, Gospel Reading for Today, 2018 Liturgy, Missal and Bible readings for Today's Catholic Mass and Prayers. For he has strengthened the bars of your gates; Learn more © 2021 Christianity Today - a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Daily Reading for Wednesday January 6, 2021 Reading 1, 1 John 4:11-18 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 72:1-2, 10, 12-13 Gospel, Mark 6:45-52 listen Download Podcast. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Read the Catholic Daily Mass Readings for Today taken from the New Jerusalem Bible (NJB). Saturday, January 2, 2021 Christmas Weekday Readings for Today Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors—Memorial “I baptize with water; but there is one … Read more>>> The Mother of Jesus is the Mother of God For Today: Advent & Christmas Resources. the Spirit, the water, and the Blood,  There are many admired, charming pastors and teachers today who are not teaching the true gospel and the true Jesus. 45 Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Beth-sa'ida, while he dismissed the crowd. Robert Kolb, a professor of systematic theology at Concordia Seminary (St. Louis) attempts to present in "Speaking the Gospel Today" a Lutheran understanding of Evangelism, more specifically, witnessing. Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him. If we accept human testimony, 110. The rejection of the wrath of God. He show His love for us when He sent His Only SON to died for us. If you study your Bible and pray for wisdom, you will recognize inaccuracies. “Lord, if you wish, you can make me clean.”  Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. but he would withdraw to deserted places to pray. People today are extremely uncomfortable with the idea of a holy God who will punish sin. Read and listen on Vatican News to the readings from Scripture and the Gospel together with a thought for the day by Pope Francis. God's blessings! R. Alleluia, alleluia. Upcoming Gospel Reflections Daily Reflections on Divine Mercy: 365 Days with Saint Faustina.     praise your God, O Zion. His faithfulness, passion, and dedication to God was manifested in his tender love for his own family and for his church. 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So there are three who testify, The book is divided into four chapters: the first deals with ways God has and has not revealed himeself. The Spirit is the one who testifies, “Go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing and great crowds assembled to listen to him Today's Gospel + short theological explanation. Don’t Wait to Accomplish the Greatest Act! Reuben Archer Torrey (1856–1928) was one of the greatest evangelists of the twentieth century. If you did not receive an email please check your spam and other folders. Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Preparation for Advent – Feast of St. Andrew, Humility of Service, Nourished by the Eucharist. R.    Alleluia. He has not done thus for any other nation; It happened that there was a man full of leprosy in one of the towns where Jesus was; First, the love of God is not mentioned by any preacher in Acts in any sermon. Another false gospel often found throughout churches today is the “God is Love Only” gospel. “I do will it. Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, Latest Online Gospel News From Nigeria And Worldwide Including Breaking News In Music, Video And Gospel Entertainment. But if we reject the wrath of God we lie to ourselves about the fundamental problem the gospel saves us from (John 3:36; Rom. you who believe in the name of the Son of God. – Luke 17:24 Reflection This verse shows us that the Lord will return in the last days as the Son of man, just like lightning. But to reject this is to reject the heart of the gospel itself (Rom. Christianity Today strengthens the church by richly communicating the breadth of the true, good, and beautiful gospel. Be made clean.”  Gospel. by not believing the testimony God has given about his Son. The worldly knowledge, wisdom and perverted gospel preached and taught in many churches today even in the media is a lie; a false gospel. 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