We Need to Be Humble in our Dealing with God Luke 18:9-14
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will do an examination of conscience based on my own self-righteousness. Do I tend to excuse myself too easily of my failings? Do I think myself better than others? Do I refuse responsibility for the problems in my life, always blaming them on the other person who is not as intelligent as I am, as good as I am, as perceptive as I am, etc?
Holy Gospel: October 19 "Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival." (Luke 12:35-38)
Holy Gospel: October 18 "The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest." (Luke 10:1-9)
Holy Gospel: October 17 Jesus told his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary. (Luke 18:1-8)
Holy Gospel: October 16 "I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God." (Luke 12:8-12)
Holy Gospel: October 15 "There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops." (Luke 12:1-7)
Fear of Demons Does it make you more comfortable to believe that "evil forces" really don't exist? Maybe you're putting yourself in a dangerous position?
History Need Not Repeat Itself Challenge: Offer to God today the sacrifice necessary to change something in your behavior that might be an obstacle for someone else coming to know Christ better.