THE NOW WORD ON MASS READINGS
for Tuesday of the First Week of Lent, February 24th, 2015
Liturgical texts here
PONDER again these words from today’s Gospel:
…thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Now listen carefully to the first reading:
So shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; It shall not return to me void, but shall do my will, achieving the end for which I sent it.
If Jesus gave us this “word” to pray daily to our Heavenly Father, then one must ask whether or not His Kingdom and His Divine Will shall be on earth as it is in heaven? Whether or not this “word” we have been taught to pray will achieve its end… or simply return void? The answer, of course, is that these words of the Lord will indeed accomplish their end and will…