Reaching out with God's Love

Scripture Readings

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   February 24, 2019

First Reading:  Genesis 45:3-11,15

Many years after being sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, Joseph reveals himself to them. Now the second-in-command in Egypt, Joseph reassures his brothers that God has used their evil intentions for good, to preserve life during a devastating famine, and Joseph forgives them.

Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50

In the Apostles’ Creed, we speak of the “resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.” Using the metaphor of a planted seed and the story of Adam. Paul preaches passionately about the mystery of following Christ’s perfect life into eternity.

Gospel: Luke 6:27-38

Jesus continues to address a crowd of his disciples. He invites his followers to shower radical love, blessing, forgiveness, generosity, and trust even to enemies and outsiders. Living in harmony with God’s intent brings the reward of overflowing blessing.