Reaching out with God's Love

Scripture Readings

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   February 4, 2018

First Reading:   Isaiah 40:21-31

The Judeans in exile have a good reason to be hopeful: The one who will bring them to freedom is the God who created the world, the God who subdues the rulers of the earth and gives strength to those who are weary.

Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 9:16-23

God entrusted Paul with the responsibility of bringing the gospel to diverse people. Hence, the focus of Paul’s ministry is not his own rights or privileges as an apostle, but the privilege of serving God by freely sharing the good news of Christ with others.

Gospel:   Mark 1:29-39

Everywhere Jesus goes, many people expect him to set them free from oppression. Everywhere he goes, he heals them and sets them free. Disease, devils, and death are running for their lives.  The forces that diminish human life are rendered powerless by Jesus.