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Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
Ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, et al.

• Words, Phrases
To the point
• First Two Readings
• Experience

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

To Care and Not to Care

The poor are not often caught in the dilemma of trying to serve both God and money. It is those well off who are tempted to move beyond a balanced sufficiency to greater affluence.

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Only in God

The lovely Sermon on the Mount passage evoking the birds of the air and the lilies of the field is actually a harrowing call to trust. It is a deficiency of faith that causes us to worry over health or food, past or future.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Serving Two Masters

To achieve authentic righteousness, the disciple of Jesus must have a well-ordered and properly directed heart, one that is not divided.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Pseudo Macarius

All who submit to the word of truth should test and examine themselves, or else be tested and examined by spiritual counselors, as to the way they live out their belief, and surrender themselves to God

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Faith in God as Creator is not just a matter of subscribing to the doctrine that the universe was originally created by God some thousands or billions of years ago; rather, it is a matter of present, immediate experience.

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