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“Gospel: "Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete," says Jesus (Jn 16). The endpoint of the Christian life is joy. It is what the disciples felt when they were with the Risen Christ. Joy is deeper than happiness, because joy has an object, and that object is God”

James Martin, SJ on Twitter: "Gospel: "Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete," says Jesus (Jn 16). The endpoint of the Christian life is joy. It is what the disciples felt when they were with the Risen Christ. Joy is deeper than happiness, because joy has an object, and that object is God… https://t.co/bBnhAhWuiD"

“Wherever you are & whatever you do, at work or at home, may the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,the love of God & the sweet fellowship of the Holy Spirit rest & abide with us now and forever more, Amen.2 Corin 13:14. Come Holy Spirit & RENEW the face of the Earth. Happy Sabbath! https://t.co/48UsFEGGmV”

nelson chamisa on Twitter: "Wherever you are & whatever you do, at work or at home, may the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,the love of God & the sweet fellowship of the Holy Spirit rest & abide with us now and forever more, Amen.2 Corin 13:14. Come Holy Spirit & RENEW the face of the Earth. Happy Sabbath!… https://t.co/YfBZ6rsZA6"

“Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus gives us assurance about prayer. God indeed knows everything; yet like a good parent, he delights in hearing our requests—and like a good parent, he does not always respond the way we would like him to. https://t.co/x7IWNxbW5h”

Bishop Robert Barron on Twitter: "Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus gives us assurance about prayer. God indeed knows everything; yet like a good parent, he delights in hearing our requests—and like a good parent, he does not always respond the way we would like him to. https://t.co/x7IWNxbW5h… https://t.co/5UqZ7QiL6s"

“Care for nature is part of a lifestyle which includes the capacity for living together and communion. Jesus reminded us that we have God as our common Father and that this makes us brothers and sisters. #LaudatoSi5”

Pope Francis on Twitter: "Care for nature is part of a lifestyle which includes the capacity for living together and communion. Jesus reminded us that we have God as our common Father and that this makes us brothers and sisters. #LaudatoSi5"

In order to worthily sanctify the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Aleteia proposes this celebration of the Word of God at home. *Note: This guide is for those who have already celebrated the Ascension of…

How to celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter at home

In order to worthily sanctify the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Aleteia proposes this celebration of the Word of God at home. *Note: This guide is for those who have already celebrated the Ascension of…

How to celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter at home

Rarely is something as simple as it seems. After Jesus invited Thomas to touch his wounds, all the disciples had become bona fide Christians, right? Not quite. With the feast of the Ascension (formal...Rarely is something as simple as it seems. After Jesus invited Thomas to touch his wounds, all the disciples had become bona fide Christians, right? Not quite. With the feast of the Ascension (formal...

The Ascension of the Lord: Apostolic times | National Catholic Reporter

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Wilson encourages members: “God is going to use you to spread this precious Three Angels’ Messages of Revelation 14, and the fourth angel of Revelation 18”

Adventist Review Online | Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson’s Gives May 22 Address to the Adventist World Church

Readings: Acts 1:1-11, Psalm 47, Response: God mounts his throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord.; Ephesians 1: 17-23; Gospel—Matthew 28: 16-20 Many consider the Ascension and the Pentecost the completion of the Paschal Mystery. If the Cross and Resurrection spell the definitive victory of Jesus accomplishing the Divine Mission, the Ascension is the entrusting of this mission to us with the “tools” and the guarantee of the Spirit. This is our first theme as […]

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Prayer feeds the relationship of love and helps it to grow, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior. on this Sunday's Gospel, which encourages us to keep praying, to make the time for prayer, to enjoy the prayer -- for it is an act of love and life.

Jesus urges disciples, and us, to pray often to the Father – Catholic Philly

“Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves.” –2 Corinthians 13:5Last month I had the privilege of being at the bedside of a friend during his final moments here on earth.I remember a few years earlier when Carl asked to talk with me after one of our prayer meetings. We sat down in the front row and had a heart-to-heart.Carl had a burden that weighed on him. As a young man, he had sewn his wild oats and done some things he deeply regretted. Carl“Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves.” –2 Corinthians 13:5Last month I had the privilege of being at the bedside of a friend during his final moments here on earth.I remember a few years earlier when Carl asked to talk with me after one of our prayer meetings. We sat down in the front row and had a heart-to-heart.Carl had a burden that weighed on him. As a young man, he had sewn his wild oats and done some things he deeply regretted. Carl

On Religion: Can I lose my salvation? - Lifestyle - Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA - Yreka, CA

Dear Cindy,Dear Cindy,

Words of Faith: A letter to Cindy about love | Religion | fredericknewspost.com

I recently had the opportunity to watch season one of "The Chosen."I recently had the opportunity to watch season one of "The Chosen."

Living on Purpose: What will keep us from Christ? | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Believers are always called to remain focused and determined in a world that’s bend on tempting and enticing them to surrender God’s

You are shielded by God’s wings - NewsDay Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, a 6-year-old boy named Ryan sat in a kindergarten class. His teacher shared that other little boys and girls in Uganda were walking miles a day justIn the 1990s, a 6-year-old boy named Ryan sat in a kindergarten class. His teacher shared that other little boys and girls in Uganda were walking miles a day just

Word on the Street: Nothing is impossible | Religion | fredericksburg.com

Jesus spoke several times about certain things that would happen on ‘the last day.’Jesus spoke several times about certain things that would happen on ‘the last day.’

When do we get our resurrection bodies? | Religion | newsbug.info

Recently I used an electric trimmer to cut back some hedges around our church building. Afterwards as I was rolling up the extension cord I discovered it had a coupleRecently I used an electric trimmer to cut back some hedges around our church building. Afterwards as I was rolling up the extension cord I discovered it had a couple

ELDER: In our zeal, let’s not lose God’s perspective | Features | rockdalenewtoncitizen.com

Q: I am learning about the various religions of the world and most of them are very scary to me. It drives me to reject religion altogether. Is being anQ: I am learning about the various religions of the world and most of them are very scary to me. It drives me to reject religion altogether. Is being an

Belief in a divine power was universal | Community | glasgowdailytimes.com

Are you ready for the holiday? This time of the year, you might say, “Oh, yes, Memorial Day is coming! We’ll do the picnic or the barbecue or the campout. We’ll pay our respects at the cemetery to that service member who defended our country.” What other holiday could there be? Flag Day is not until June. Independence Day is not until July. But these are national holidays of temporary importance—holidays, “holy” days, only in the sense of beingAre you ready for the holiday? This time of the year, you might say, “Oh, yes, Memorial Day is coming! We’ll do the picnic or the barbecue or the campout. We’ll pay our respects at the cemetery to that service member who defended our country.” What other holiday could there be? Flag Day is not until June. Independence Day is not until July. But these are national holidays of temporary importance—holidays, “holy” days, only in the sense of being

Pastoral Commentary: Acended but still here - Opinion - Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS - Wellington, KS

Christ’s ascension gives hope to us all Fr Paddy ByrneLAST Sunday, we celebrated the solemnity of the ascension of the Lord, 40 days after his resurrection…Christ’s ascension gives hope to us all Fr Paddy ByrneLAST Sunday, we celebrated the solemnity of the ascension of the Lord, 40 days after his resurrection, when Jesus Christ ascended in glory into…

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By Dan Mielke Grace Baptist Church Does God love Satan?  This simple question was originally asked me by a 5 year old, yet it has huge ramifications.  What would you say to the question, “Does God love Satan?”  Suppose we turn the question around and look at it from another angle, “Does God hate Satan?” […]

Mielke: Does God love Satan? - Austin Daily Herald | Austin Daily Herald

“Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’” — John 8:31-32Jesus offers freedom from bondage to harmful habits, freedom from slavery to sin, freedom from always succumbing to the temptations of the world, the flesh, the devil. Jesus frees believers to love, serve and please God. The freedom Jesus offers everyone begins with believing in Him and leads to obeying Him. True belief in Jesus, the Word of God, leads to continuing in or abiding in His words. Notice, Jesus put the focus on His word without equivocation. Jesus repeatedly taught that He knew the Father, kept the word of the Father, and only MAY 23, 2020 - “Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’” — John...

Bible lesson for May 23

MAY 23, 2020 - “Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’” — John...

Bible lesson for May 23

Let us be the feet of God, go to those who are in need. Let us be the hands of God, share and give whatever little that you have to those who are most in need. Let us be the mouthpiece of God, denounce that which brings pain and sorrow to our brothers and sisters in the margins.

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Graduation vs Commencement. Congratulations to all who are graduating from one level of education or life, to another. Graduation is often referred to as “Commencement.” Graduate means complete or finish.Graduation vs Commencement. Congratulations to all who are graduating from one level of education or life, to another. Graduation is often referred to as “Commencement.” Graduate means complete or finish.

Rejoice and be glad in your days | Opinion | hiawathaworldonline.com

Listen to Today’s Program JD: Another disturbing part of this whole story is that some Christians here in the United States have also criticized the God TV Programing and I’m wonde…

Some American evangelicals say that Jews do not need to come to Jesus Christ to be saved – VCY America

I feel like we are enduring one long, hard test. Through the middle of March through today have been the longest couple of months for many of our lives inI feel like we are enduring one long, hard test. Through the middle of March through today have been the longest couple of months for many of our lives in

Become more like Jesus in the middle of the test | Life | The Brunswick News

Why does kindness have to be random?Why does kindness have to be random?

Random acts of kindness | Columns | valdostadailytimes.com

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Tomorrow, the Biblical focus in most churches around the world will include part of the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles.Tomorrow, the Biblical focus in most churches around the world will include part of the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles.

Houston McKelvey: We can learn lessons for today’s global crisis from Acts of the Apostles | Belfast News Letter

As I have navigated the drastic changes to my daily life these past months, I have regularly reminded myself that many things remain constant. There are still t

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For Roman Catholics there are two alternatives for this weekend’s Sunday Celebration, depending on whether the Diocese celebrates the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord on May 21 or holds the celebration on the Sunday Mass, May 23/24. Some of the archdioceses’ like Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia and even Nebraska have retained the celebration of the Ascension of the Lord on the actual day, while all of the other dioceses transferred this solemnity to the weekend.For Roman Catholics there are two alternatives for this weekend’s Sunday Celebration, depending on whether the Diocese celebrates the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord on May 21 or holds the celebration on the Sunday Mass, May 23/24. Some of the archdioceses’ like Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia and even Nebraska have retained the celebration of the Ascension of the Lord on the actual day, while all of the other dioceses transferred this solemnity to the weekend.

CLERGY CORNER: May our suffering for the name of Christ, glorify God and prepare us to share in Christ’s own glory - Lifestyle - The Newport Daily News - Newport, RI

MATTHEW 28:16-20 The Eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had ordered them. When they saw Him, they worshiped, but they doubted. Then Jesus approached and said to them, “All power in

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This weekend will be Memorial Day here in our country. How should we take part in this holiday? Why is this a special day for so many?This weekend will be Memorial Day here in our country. How should we take part in this holiday? Why is this a special day for so many?

What memorials will you observe on this holiday? | Religion | lmtribune.com

We have bought into the lie that someone cannot simultaneously love us yet desire us to change.We have bought into the lie that someone cannot simultaneously love us yet desire us to change.

Jesus invites us to change | Features | messenger-inquirer.com

The Seventh Petition of the Lord's Prayer informs the Christian life, but also helps prepare a Christian to die in the faith.The Seventh Petition of the Lord's Prayer informs the Christian life, but also helps prepare a Christian to die in the faith.

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Jesus tells his disciples in John 14:23-29 that he'll be leaving them soon, but he will not leave them alone, not leave them to their own devices.Jesus tells his disciples in John 14:23-29 that he'll be leaving them soon, but he will not leave them alone, not leave them to their own devices.

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  Gospel: Jn 16:23b-28 * JESUS said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you. Until now you have not asked anything in my name;

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This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears u This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears u

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Revelation was written by the Apostle John for a late first century Christian church that was under severe persecution by the Roman Emperor Domitian and his governmentRevelation was written by the Apostle John for a late first century Christian church that was under severe persecution by the Roman Emperor Domitian and his government

Book of Revelation quite a journey | Norwalk Reflector Revelation was written by the Apostle John for a late first century Christian church that was under severe persecution by the Roman Emperor Domitian and his government

This Sunday is the last in the 50 day season of Easter. It is obvious that this season of Easter has been quite unique. Even before Easter Sunday, we wereThis Sunday is the last in the 50 day season of Easter. It is obvious that this season of Easter has been quite unique. Even before Easter Sunday, we were forced to discontinue public worship in the

ST. FRANCIS EPISCOPAL CHURCH | Valley Roadrunner

Fr Frank’s Homily – 24 May 2020

Fr Frank’s Homily – 24 May 2020 – Catholic Outlook

All of the community's good wishes go out to the Cordova Jr./Sr. High School graduating class of 2020, writes the Rev. Belle Mickelson.

Commentary: A Baccalaureate message -The Cordova Times

Are you impatient like I am? I’m not boasting; this is a confession of my shortcoming in this area of my life. I am God’s work in progress, and know I must…Are you impatient like I am? I’m not boasting; this is a confession of my shortcoming in this area of my life. I am God’s work in progress, and know I must continue to learn patience.

Pray, and wait on the Lord | Mt. Airy News