Keeping the Faith

The Lord Is My Chef Breakfast Recipe for the Soul

Wednesday, Week XXIV, Year I, 18 September 2019

1 Timothy 3:14-16 ><)))*> ><)))*> ><)))*> Luke 7:31-35

Cross atop Dominican Hills overlooking Baguio City, January 2019.

Lord Jesus Christ, how I wish we have a very reassuring and powerful St. Paul by our side these days when your Church comes under attacks from the outside and even from the inside.

Beloved: I am writing you, although I hope to visit you soon. But if I should be delayed, you should know how to behave in the household of God, which is the Church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of truth.

1 Timothy 3:14-15

How unfortunate that our leaders in the Church and other institutions seem to be so silent these days amid the ongoing attacks against your “household” by SOGIE Bill and the Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage Bill.

How unfortunate also is the growing indifference within your “household” with these raging issues today that we are like what you have described in the gospel:

“To what shall I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? They are like children who sit in the marketplace and call to one another, ‘We played the flute for you, but you did not dance. We sang a dirge , but you did not weep.”

Luke 7:31-32

Give us the strength and courage to stand for what is true in keeping our faith alive amid the rising tides of progressivism and modernity not only in the society but even within your household, Lord.

Let us follow more your voice, taking into our hearts the seriousness of these attacks on faith and morals that totally disregard your existence and plans. Amen.

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