Archive for May 16th, 2021

May the eyes of your hearts be enlightened, that you may know what is the hope that belongs to his call, Ephesians 1:18

May 16, 2021

One Walk with Jesus is about praying in the certainty that Christ sits on his throne. #knowJesus

Praise and worship…

Power
Chris Tomlin featuring Bear Reinhart
https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=0mpA9J4l7Zc&feature=share

Today’s verse…

Go and teach all nations, says the Lord;
I am with you always, until the end of the world.
Matthew 28:19a, 20b

Today’s readings…

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
Lectionary: 58

Listen
https://bible.usccb.org/podcasts/audio/2021-05-16-usccb-ascension-mass-readings

Read
https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051621-Ascension.cfm

Reading I Acts 1:1-11

In the first book, Theophilus,
I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught
until the day he was taken up,
after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit
to the apostles whom he had chosen.
He presented himself alive to them
by many proofs after he had suffered,
appearing to them during forty days
and speaking about the kingdom of God.
While meeting with them,
he enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem,
but to wait for “the promise of the Father
about which you have heard me speak;
for John baptized with water,
but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”
When they had gathered together they asked him,
“Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”
He answered them, “It is not for you to know the times or seasons
that the Father has established by his own authority.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you,
and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem,
throughout Judea and Samaria,
and to the ends of the earth.”
When he had said this, as they were looking on,
he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight.
While they were looking intently at the sky as he was going,
suddenly two men dressed in white garments stood beside them.
They said, “Men of Galilee,
why are you standing there looking at the sky?
This Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven
will return in the same way as you have seen him going into heaven.”

Reading II Ephesians 1:17-23

Brothers and sisters:
May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory,
give you a Spirit of wisdom and revelation
resulting in knowledge of him.
May the eyes of your hearts be enlightened,
that you may know what is the hope that belongs to his call,
what are the riches of glory
in his inheritance among the holy ones,
and what is the surpassing greatness of his power
for us who believe,
in accord with the exercise of his great might,
which he worked in Christ,
raising him from the dead
and seating him at his right hand in the heavens,
far above every principality, authority, power, and dominion,
and every name that is named
not only in this age but also in the one to come.
And he put all things beneath his feet
and gave him as head over all things to the church,
which is his body,
the fullness of the one who fills all things in every way.

Gospel Mark 16:15-20

Jesus said to his disciples:
“Go into the whole world
and proclaim the gospel to every creature.
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved;
whoever does not believe will be condemned.
These signs will accompany those who believe:
in my name they will drive out demons,
they will speak new languages.
They will pick up serpents with their hands,
and if they drink any deadly thing, it will not harm them.
They will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
So then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to them,
was taken up into heaven
and took his seat at the right hand of God.
But they went forth and preached everywhere,
while the Lord worked with them
and confirmed the word through accompanying signs.

Reflection
https://bible.usccb.org/podcasts/video/2021-05-16-reflection-58

Formed: Easter Daily Reflections – The Ascension – May 16, 2021

The Ascension of Jesus

Jesus has ascended into Heaven, full of glory and power. His Ascension prepares the way for the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Today, courageously ask for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit, just as Elisha did in the Old Testament.
https://watch.formed.org/videos/easter-daily-reflections-the-ascension-may-16-2021

Today’s Action Item: Pray in the certainty that Christ sits on his throne.

Daily Catholic Wisdom…

Through prayer you will receive the strength to resist the spirit of the world. You will receive the power to show compassion to every human being—just as Jesus did. Through prayer you will have a part in salvation history as it unfolds in your generation.
St. Pope John Paul II

My prayer…

Dear God, my Abba Father, Lord Jesus my Savior, Holy Spirit within me. Thank You for letting me know the certainty I have in You, Jesus. For as today’s reflection addresses, with all the turmoil going on in Your Churches. It easy for one to lose faith. But You have called me to see beyond the chaos and know Jesus is my Lord and Savior, and in Him I have all I need. My confidence is in Him, and Him alone.
So I pray that each of mine and each of theirs will know Jesus in this way. Praying without ceasing in the certainty that Christ sits on His throne.
Not our will, but Yours Lord God.
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/7a1666IE1a0

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/rr-Og8CFDO0

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/NiK85SEXcFU

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/S-isvLHdcKQ

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.

Angelus

V. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.
Hail Mary, full of grace,
The Lord is with Thee;
Blessed art 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
V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R. Be it done unto me according to thy word.
Hail Mary,…
V. And the Word was made Flesh.
R. And dwelt among us.
Hail Mary,…
V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
LET US PRAY
Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection. Through the same Christ Our Lord.
Amen.

Prayers from iMissal Catholic by Cantcha, Inc.

http://www.imissal.com/

<><

For daily content updates on how I fight to surround myself in Jesus, educate myself and stay informed. So I can defend my faith and spread the Gospel of Jesus follow me on Parler @OneWalkwithJesus or Twitter @OneWalkwJesus and see what I’m watching, reading and listening to.

For resources on devotions, sermons, programs and songs that inspire and encourage you to strengthen your relationship with Jesus…

Surround Yourself in Jesus
#surroundyourselfinJesus
https://onewalk.com/surround-yourself-in-jesus/

One Walk Apparel coming soon…
https://onewalk.com/one-walk-apparel/

#OneWalk #OneWalkwithJesus #OneWalkwJesus #WalkingWithJesus #PrayWithoutCeasing #MyDailyPrayers #DailyPrayers #HearMyPrayers #Jesus #Truth #FightingToFocusOnJesus #FFJ #LeadLikeJesus #ILoveYou #IAmSorry #ForgiveMe #ThankYou #SurroundYourselfinJesus #OneWalkApparel #MakeAmericaAboutGodAgain
#MAAGA
#ChristusVincit #ChristusRegnat #ChristusImperat #ChristConquers #ChristReigns #ChristCommands #seekJesus #knowJesus #followJesus #UniteTheClans #CatholicsforTrump
#Coronavirus #GodIsInControl #seekTruth #trustJesus #JesusIsTruth #knowJesus #reflectJesus #WarriorsforChrist #BeTheMaccabee #UniteTheDenominations #OneWalkforFreedom #MyFaithVotes #FaithOverFear #StrongGod
#standupforJesus
#StandUpForGodCountry
#StandUpForYourCountry
#OnlyKneeltoGod #WhatReallyMatters #PracticeHisPresence #RestintheLord #BeCourageous #shareGospel #shareJesus #lovelikeJesus #powerofJesus