I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course. I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day, and not to me only,.
What do people say about me? What are people thinking? We are mindful of the opinions of others, about us and about nearly everything. Opinions elate and devastate. They influence what we do and how we understand ourselves, whether it is polls, likes, ratings,.
“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” It’s bizarre that we walk around with ashes on our foreheads on this day. It’s bizarre because it seems to go against what Jesus says in the gospel reading from Matthew [see 6:1-21]..
But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; for as all die in Adam,.
“So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone.” Matthew 27:66 Holy Saturday is traditionally a quiet day. The two days before, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, are days filled with rich, vivid liturgies that draw our hearts.