Quotations:

I am with you always until the end of this world - Jesus (Matthew 28:20).

Preach the Word in season and out of season reproving, rebuking or advising always with patience and providing instructions (2 Timothy 4:2).

Preach the gospel at all times use words if necessary. - St. Francis of Asisi

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly. - G. K. Chesterton

Thursday, September 4, 2008

My Gospel Reflections for Friday: September 5, Luke 5:33-39

My Reflections:
Jesus as usual was being criticized by the scribes and Pharisees because His disciples were not fasting often unlike the followers of John who were often fasting.

Jesus replied: “Can you make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? A very profound statement that pertains to the wedding guest as His disciples and the bridegroom as Himself.

Modifying this statement of Jesus a little bit to apply to us: “Can we still be afraid or lonely if we know that Jesus is with us? The answer is a big No! There’s no need to be afraid nor to feel lonely if our knowledge of Jesus is deeper than the usual superficial.

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