(B) August 29, 2021
Deut. 4: 1-2, 6-8 PS. 15
James 1: 17-18, 21b-22, 27 Mk. 7: 1-8,14-15, 21-23
By: Jude Siciliano, OP
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.
From today’s Deuteronomy reading:
Moses said to the people...
“For what great nation is there that has gods so close to it
as the Lord our God, is to us
whenever we call upon God?”
Moses is reminding the Israelites that they had received gifts from God
– freedom from slavery, daily nourishment and protection along their
escape route. God did these wonderful deeds because of God’s love for
the Israelites, not because they deserved it, but because God wanted to
do good things for them – as God wants to do for us.
So, we ask ourselves:
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