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Discount Discipleship | #941

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Ordinary 23 – Marriage and discipleship both require a total gift of self. If you try to negotiate a lower ‘cost’, you’ll find these relationships constantly frustrating. If you’re not afraid to pay the price, the rewards are out of this world.

What Do I Have to Do to Avoid Going to Hell? | #847

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Ordinary 28 – You can’t do something to inherit eternal life because Jesus himself is Eternal Life. He loves you, and he desires you to be his friend. The journey may cost you everything, but it’s worth 100 times more. ”I love you. Come, follow me.”

Giving Glory to God (#748, 31st Sunday)

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We can only love the Lord our God when we begin to realize how much He loves us. Once we are rooted in God’s love for us, then we can go and love others as Christ has loved us. And that gives great glory to God. [AUDIO]

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Time to Fall in Love with Jesus (#746, 30th Sunday)

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The scholar knows so much about the law but he’s forgotten the heart of the law. Many of us know the Catholic faith, but have we forgotten what it’s all about? Have I fallen in love with Jesus? (29 Oct 2017)

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When Did You Fall in Love with Jesus?

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The problem with the Catholic Church is that most Catholics don’t have a personal answer to this question. We have gotten so used to seeing the Church in a de-Jesus-ified way. We think of Baptism as “entry into the Church”. We think of Sunday Mass and regular Confession as, “ways to keep your church membership current.” We often think that …

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Community of Discipleship: God in the Flesh (#705, Advent 4)

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King Ahaz can’t save himself, and neither can we. God’s Son comes to save us. He is welcomed into the community of Mary and Joseph. Through the Holy Spirit, the community of believers becomes God-with-us to one another. [AUDIO]

Giving and Serving Makes Us Like God (#547, 29th Sunday)

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To be like Jesus, we have to be willing to join him in giving and serving without looking for a reward. When we do, we are pleasantly surprised at what we receive. Because giving and serving generously makes us like God Himself. (18 Oct 2015)

Jesus Is Worth More Than Many Possessions (#546, 28th Sunday)

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To inherit Eternal Life you must follow Jesus and let go of the security you have built for yourself. What have you built to give yourself security? Don’t be afraid to follow Jesus away from them. Only Jesus can give you Eternal Life. (11 Oct 2015)