COMMUNITY WORD for February 2018
(WORD, THEMES AND PROMISES)
February 4 – Jb 7:1-4, 6-7/Ps 147:1-6/1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23/Mk 1:29-39
February 11 – Lv 13:1, 2, 44-46/Ps 32:1, 2, 5, 11/1Cor 10:31-11:1/Mk 1:40-45
February 18 – Gn 9:8-15/Ps 25:4-9/1Pt 3:18-22Mk 1:12-15
February 25 – Gn 22:1, 2, 9-13, 15-18/Ps 116:10, 15-19/Rm 8:31-34/Mk 9:2-10
Our relationship with the Father gives us hope and fullness of life.
“Listen to him.” (Mk 9:7b)
• I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. As I have faith in My Father, have faith in Me.
• Pray unceasingly and read God’s word daily, reflecting as you do, to understand God’s message for you this Lenten season.
THEMES AND PROMISES
Week#1 (5th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Theme: We receive fullness of life when we take time to pray and preach the gospel.
Promise: “Great is our Lord and mighty in power; to his wisdom there is no limit.” (Ps 147: 5)
Week#2 (6th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Theme: We receive fullness of life when we forgive others out of love and compassion.
Promise: “Blessed is he whose fault is taken away, whose sin is covered.” (Ps 32:1)
Week#3 (1st Sunday of Lent)
Theme: We receive fullness of life when we repent and firmly believe in the gospel.
Promise: “The Lord shows the sinners the way. He guides the humble to justice, he teaches the humble his way.” (Ps 25: 8 – 9)
Week#4(2nd Sunday of Lent)
Theme: We receive fullness of life when we listen to God’s voice to transform us.
Promise: “I will bless you abundantly…because you obeyed my command.” (Gn 22:17a, 18b)