Do Not Fight Evil With Evil!

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 23 February 2020 Lev. 19:1-2,17-18; Ps. 103:1-2,3-4,8,10,12-13; 1Cor. 3:16-23; Mat. 5:38-48 With 6 antithesis (formula: "You have heard... but I say to you...) in Matt. 5: 21-48, Jesus showed us how He fulfilled the Law, which means: He interprets the commandments of the Law according to its original purpose: the will … Continue reading Do Not Fight Evil With Evil!

Your Heart Is The Source of All “Your Deeds”

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 16 February 2020 Sir. 15:15-20; Ps. 119:1-2,4-5,17-18,33-34; 1Cor. 2:6-10; Matt. 5:17-37 "Do not imagine that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish it, but to complete them" (v. 17). These words of Jesus are the key to understanding Jesus' next series of … Continue reading Your Heart Is The Source of All “Your Deeds”

Are You A Salty Salt?

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 9 February 2020 Isa. 58:7-10; Ps. 112:4-5,6-7,8a,9; 1Cor. 2:1-5; Mat. 5:13-16 The word of Jesus today is part of the Sermon on the Mount. It is addressed to the disciples who have committed to His Kingdom values. The point is clear: Jesus wants them to be a characteristic group. First, the … Continue reading Are You A Salty Salt?

Whole Life Of Jesus Is Mission

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 02 February 2020 The Feast Of Presentation Of Jesus To The Temple Mal. 3:1-4; Ps. 24:7,8,9,10; Heb. 2:14-18; Luc. 2:22-40 (long) atau Luc. 2:22-3 Today's Liturgical formulation uses the words of "Feast of Presentation of Jesus to the Temple": it is continuing Christmas Story through ritual aspect, because the moment of … Continue reading Whole Life Of Jesus Is Mission

Lower yourself, Humble Your Heart

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 26 January 2020 Isa. 8:23b - 9:3; Ps. 27:1,4,13-14; 1Cor. 1:10-13,17; Mat. 4:12-23 (long) atau Mat. 4:12-17 (short) Since long time ago, as we can find in the Apostle Paul's letter to the Church in Corinth, there has been disputes among the people of God. Even today, there are often conflicts … Continue reading Lower yourself, Humble Your Heart

Who is Jesus for Me?

Missionary Weekly Reflection Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, 19 January 2020 Day 2 of World Praying Week Isa. 49:3,5-6; Ps. 40:2,4ab,7-8a,8b-9,10; 1Cor. 1:1-3; John. 1:29-34 In the Gospel of last week, we were invited to ponder the story of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist at Jordan River. Today we will hear again … Continue reading Who is Jesus for Me?

Baptism Of Love

Missionary Weekly Reflection Sunday, 12 January 2020 Feast Of The Baptism Of Jesus Isa. 42:1-4,6-7; Ps. 29:1a,2,3ac-4,3b,9b-10; Acts. 10:34-38; Mat. 3:13-1. Today the church invites us to ponder the event of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist at the Jordan River. For some of us we might realize and ask, "Why did Jesus … Continue reading Baptism Of Love