Archive for August 3rd, 2020

Face Bad News with Courage, It’s God’s will

August 3, 2020

One Walk with Jesus is about listening to His command, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” #trustJesus #BeCourageous

Praise and worship…

Courageous
Casting Crowns
https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=pkM-gDcmJeM&feature=share

Today’s Responsorial Psalm
PS 119:29, 43, 79, 80, 95, 102…

R. (68b) Lord, teach me your statutes.

Remove from me the way of falsehood,
and favor me with your law.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

Take not the word of truth from my mouth,
for in your ordinances is my hope.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

Let those turn to me who fear you
and acknowledge your decrees.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

Let my heart be perfect in your statutes,
that I be not put to shame.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

Sinners wait to destroy me,
but I pay heed to your decrees.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

From your ordinances I turn not away,
for you have instructed me.
R. Lord, teach me your statutes.

Today’s readings…

Monday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Lectionary: 407/408

Listen
https://bible.usccb.org/podcasts/audio/2020-08-03-usccb-daily-mass-readings
Read
https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/080320.cfm

Gospel Matthew 14:22-36

Jesus made the disciples get into a boat
and precede him to the other side of the sea,
while he dismissed the crowds.
After doing so, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray.
When it was evening he was there alone.
Meanwhile the boat, already a few miles offshore,
was being tossed about by the waves, for the wind was against it.
During the fourth watch of the night,
he came toward them, walking on the sea.
When the disciples saw him walking on the sea they were terrified.
“It is a ghost,” they said, and they cried out in fear.
At once Jesus spoke to them, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.”
Peter said to him in reply,
“Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.”
He said, “Come.”
Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus.
But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened;
and, beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Immediately Jesus stretched out his hand and caught him,
and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”
After they got into the boat, the wind died down.
Those who were in the boat did him homage, saying,
“Truly, you are the Son of God.”
After making the crossing, they came to land at Gennesaret.
When the men of that place recognized him,
they sent word to all the surrounding country.
People brought to him all those who were sick
and begged him that they might touch only the tassel on his cloak,
and as many as touched it were healed.

Reflection
https://bible.usccb.org/podcasts/video/2020-08-03-reflection-407-408

Formed: Daily Reflections – August 3, 2020
Face Bad News with Courage
https://watch.formed.org/videos/daily-reflections-august-3-2020

It’s God’s will

Today in the Word…

Check Your Mindset
https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2020/august/devotions/02/

Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 6:20

My prayer…

Dear God, my Abba Father, Lord Jesus my Savior, thank You for walking with me and mine. For continuing to teach me Your ways and statues. For opening my mind and eyes to Your truths. Let Your blessings of understanding and wisdom continue to bless us as we seek Your face.
Give us courage to face what comes and the hope and faith to stand firm in the midst of the storm.
Hear my prayers today.
Jesus, Mary, I love You, save souls. In Jesus name I pray. Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Rosary 📿

Joyful Mysteries (Mon. & Sat.)
https://youtu.be/gTQRMyxqDhU

1: The Annunciation of the Lord
2: The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
3: The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ
4: The Presentation of our Lord
5: Finding Jesus in the Temple at age 12

Sorrowful Mysteries (Tues. & Fri.)
https://youtu.be/9brjjCeaHgc

1: The Agony of Jesus in the Garden
2: The Scourging at the Pillar
3: Jesus is Crowned with Thorns
4: Jesus Carried the Cross
5: The Crucifixion of our Lord

Glorious Mysteries (Wed. & Sun.)
https://youtu.be/__esFrmpYcA

1: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ
2: The Ascension of Jesus to Heaven
3: The Descent of the Holy Ghost
4: The Assumption of Mary
5: Mary is Crowned as Queen

Luminous Mysteries (Thur.)
https://youtu.be/r8TePYRBvMk

1: The Baptism in the Jordan
2: The Wedding at Cana
3: The Proclamation of the Kingdom
4: The Transfiguration
5: The Institution of the Eucharist

Chaplet of Devine Mercy
https://youtu.be/p5TGfisOKMM

Apostles (Nicene) Creed

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.
I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; through him all things were made. For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven,
and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.
I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church. I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.
Amen.

Lords Prayer

Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary

Hail Mary full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus.
Holy Mary Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Amen.

O my Jesus

O my Jesus, have mercy on us. Forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Take all souls into heaven, especially, those most in need of thy mercy.
Amen.

Prayers from iMissal Catholic by Cantcha, Inc.
http://www.imissal.com/

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