This Sunday's Gospel tells us about the resurrection and about our rebirth into the new spiritual life when we leave this world. The answers were given because the Sadducees were questioning Jesus. Some of their beliefs were: There is no fate.God does not commit evil.Man has free will; "man has the free choice of good … Continue reading Second Life
In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus again uses a "sinner" like Zachaeus to tell us that he has come to save everyone in this world. Including those we deem are living a lifestyle that is wrong. In the first place, its not for us to judge others. Zachaeus was a chief tax collector and he was … Continue reading Open house
This Sunday's Gospel is about humility and how we are to be humble especially in front of God. The Pharisees were known to obey the law of the time to the latter and even more, for example they fasted twice a week whilst the requirement was only once a year. But obeying the law is … Continue reading Humility and love
This Sunday's gospel is a straight forward message. Pray ceaselessly and be persistent. The analogy used is an unjust judge who eventually gives in to widow's demand for justice so that she does not bother him anymore. What more would God do for his children? Well the way I see it, whenever we're in need, … Continue reading Don’t give up
This week's Gospel is a simple reminder to us to be thankful for all that we have been blessed with. Do we identify with the 9 lepers that did not return to thank Jesus or do we identify with the one that did? Myself, after going through the whole experience of having a heart issue … Continue reading Thank you
This week's Gospel talks about faith. He says that all we needed was a tiny speck of faith and we can do incredible things like move a sycamine tree to be planted in the sea. It also talks about however hard we think we've worked in God's vineyard, we are just duty bound. Even if … Continue reading Move any mountain
This Sunday's Gospel seems pretty harsh to those who are rich. But if you dig into it, its not really about being rich that will send you to hell. Its the indifference to those around you that is damning. What I learnt as the homilist broke this sermon down academically was several intriguing pieces: Firstly, … Continue reading What’s your name?