Confidence

No Safer Place – First Reading for the Solemnity of All Souls

No Safer Place – First Reading for the Solemnity of All Souls

“…they had known God’s love and care through generation after generation and were convinced that what he said was true: “The steadfast love of the Lord endures forever” is one of the most oft repeated phrases in the Old Testament, appearing nearly thirty times in Psalm 136 alone. Could death separate them from such a love? They were convinced it could not. God’s love for them would endure forever and, in that love, so would they.

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Indomitable Love – Second Reading of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Indomitable Love – Second Reading of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Not even our sin separates us from his love. It destroys our relationship, yes, but it does not end His love nor His willingness to die in order to restore that relationship. Paul’s confidence, born of the cross, is simply this: “He who did not spare his only son but gave him up for us all, will he not also give us all things with him?” (v32).

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