November 25, 2018
Daniel 7: 13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1: 5-8; John 18: 33b-37
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for
persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to be
posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
today’s Gospel reading:
to Jesus, "Are you the King of the Jews?"...
does not belong to this world."
kingdom, his world, is with us now. We have, through our baptism
and the gift of the Spirit, been given the vision to see the
presence of the kingdom and its life-giving possibilities. It is
a world of community, equality, respect and dialogue. In the
kingdom, under Jesus’ rule, each person’s gifts are recognized.
The poor and neglected are empowered and no one is left out.
Justice is given to each, regardless of their political
influence, race, gender or economic status.
Who or what
set of values rule my life and guide my daily decisions?
What can I
do to respond more fully to Jesus’ rule in my life.