Voting in this Upcoming Election

Voting in this Upcoming Election

Please note: This sermon was posted on Our lady of Atonement Church in San Antonio Texas. This sermon was given to Catholic’s but it should apply to all Christians who profess a love for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May our Lord give us his joy, peace, love, and understanding as we read the sermon.

“Father Moore had a sermon that did an excellent job of outlining the duties of every Catholic in this upcoming election:”

Jesus says to us very plainly, “whoever of you does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” When it comes right down to it, this renouncing of all we have is not primarily about material possessions; instead, it is about our wrong attitudes – our erroneous ways of thinking. Specifically I am referring to the thinking that leads us into sin – the thought that we know what is best and we don’t have to listen to anyone, including God. But we need to remember that our Lord calls us to be one with God; and that can never happen as long as we are the ones who are trying to dictate what is right and what is wrong. Continue reading

Making Excuses

Making Excuses

ProLifeCorner-   “And to another [Jesus] said, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, let me go first and bury my father.”

And Jesus said to one, “Follow me.” And he replied, “I will follow you, Lord, right after I check the day’s market reports.”

But Jesus said, “You cannot be my disciple if your concern for the poor and destitute does not match your concern for your portfolio.

Jesus said to another, “Follow me!”

And she replied, “I will follow you, Lord, right after I meet with my accountant to set-up my 401-K.”

But Jesus said, “You cannot be my disciple if your eternal life’s vi­sion cannot see beyond the age of retirement.”

Jesus said to the teenager, “Follow me.”

And the teen replied, “I will follow you, Lord, as soon as I get back from soccer practice, meeting my friends at the mall, and updating my Facebook page.”

But Jesus said, “You cannot be my disciple if it is just another something on your schedule.”

Jesus said to the mom and dad, “Follow me.”

And the parents said, “We will follow you, Lord, as soon as we are assured that our child is loved and cared for.”

But Jesus said, “You cannot be my disciples until you realize that to love and care for your child is to be my disciple.” Continue reading