Mark 12:28-34 -The Most Important Commandment28 One of the teachers of religious law was standing there listening to the debate. He realized that Jesus had answered well, so he asked, "Of all the commandments, which is the most important?"29 Jesus replied, "The most important commandment is this: 'Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is … Continue reading Commentary on Mark 12
Mark 7:5-7, 20-23Then the Pharisees and scribes asked Him, "Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?"6 He answered and said to them, "Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written:' This people honors Me withtheirlips,But their heart is far from Me.7And … Continue reading Commentary on Mark 7
Mark 10:35-4535 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Him, saying, "Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask."36 And He said to them, "What do you want Me to do for you?"37 They said to Him, "Grant us that we may sit, one on Your right hand and the other on … Continue reading Commentary on Mark 10:35-45
"I have loved you with a love that never endsThough the mountains must be shakenAnd the hills be removedYet my unfailing love for you will not be shakenHow could I give up on you?My heart is turned over within me"Sarah: This is pretty good stuff. Who wrote it? Yesh: My Father Sarah: You're kidding. Who did he … Continue reading Unfailing Love
John 19:26-27 states, "When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, 'Woman, behold your son!' Then He said to the disciple, 'Behold your mother!' And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home."Here we see Jesus: drenched in his own blood, … Continue reading Why Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
We are here today to celebrate the life of my grandfather, Joseph Mattes. It is an honor to be before you, sharing my heart about one of the most significant persons in my life. My grandfather knew how to take care of his family. He was a pillar of stability in my life. When times … Continue reading No Fear in Death
Tonight in Weymouth, MA, author Stacy Padula will be speaking to the ninth grade confirmation class at St. Francis with John from His Kids Ministry. Stacy will be sharing about her young adult books and her faith. She will also share bits of her own personal testimony.