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Thursday in the First Week of Lent

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READ – REFLECT – RESPOND (IN PRAYER, SILENCE, POSSIBLY A COMMENT)

Lectio Divina – sacred reading

Matthew 7:7-12

Ask, Search, Knock

7 ‘Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. 9Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone? 10 Or if the child asks for a fish, will give a snake? 11 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
The Golden Rule

12 ‘In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.

Strengthen us, O Lord, by your grace, that in your might we may overcome all spiritual enemies, and with pure hearts serve you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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1 thought on “Thursday in the First Week of Lent”

  1. A very powerful passage. What stood out for me was that no matter ‘how far gone’ we are down the path of turning our back on God, there is still some part of us that reflects him. We can only imagine and hope to begin to comprehend what God, made of many of those small parts is like.

    God Bless
    John

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