Sharing the Gospel

A Charge to Keep – Meditation of the Studies in 2 Timothy

A Charge to Keep – Meditation of the Studies in 2 Timothy

Filled with pathos, urgency, and beauty, every verse of II Timothy is a reminder to Timothy that “the precious gospel was now committed to him, and that it was now his turn to assume responsibility for it, to preach and teach it, to defend it against attack and falsification, and to ensure its accurate transmission to the generations yet to come.” (Stott, 21) And now it is just as urgent a reminder to us, for now the precious gospel is committed to us.

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A Passion to Share Christ – First Reading in Preparation for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

A Passion to Share Christ – First Reading in Preparation for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The realization of our own indebtedness to the opening of the gospel to all nations, and the realization of Christ’s great love for all people, should fuel again our own passion to share and offer Christ to every person in every land, the neighbor next door and the one in a foreign land. May Christ’s love and our debt drive us:

“O, Zion, haste, thy mission high fulfilling,
to tell to all the world that God is light
that he who made all nations is not willing
one soul should perish, lost in shades of night.

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