Grace: To have heartfelt knowledge of Jesus who was tempted in the desert, so that I may love him more fervently and follow him more closely. Text for Prayer: Luke 4:1-13; Matthew 4:1-11 Reflection: Jesus passed around thirty years at home in Nazareth. Evidently there came a time when he felt called, or perhaps moved,… Read more »
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Grace: To know and imitate Jesus in His unwavering focus on His Mission in order to love and follow Him more closely. Text: Matthew 4:1-11 Reflection: Let’s do a quick recap: Jesus was previously at the Jordan River, seeking to be baptized by his cousin. John is perplexed by Jesus’ desire to be baptized and… Read more »
Grace: To know how Jesus prepared Himself for His mission, to love Him more, and to imitate Him more closely. Text: Matthew 4:1-11 Reflection: After His Baptism, Jesus is led by the Holy Spirit into the desert. The desert has been a rich image throughout the history of Christianity. It has symbolized the spiritual difficulties that believers… Read more »
Grace: light to know how the Divine King prepares Himself for His mission, to love Him more and to imitate Him more closely Text for Prayer: Matt 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, or Luke 4:1-13 Reflection: Our Lord goes on retreat. Jesus is led into the desert to be shown the difference between what is to be… Read more »