Friday 8 November 2019
Day of Penance
Romans 15:14-21. Psalm 97(98):1-4. Luke 16:1-8.
The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power – Psalm 97(98):1-4
‘How much do you owe my master?’
I once heard it said that we would do for money what we would not do for love. It struck me at the time that it is often true. If there is a dollar in it for us, we will often make the extra effort required. Christ’s way is the way of love. As his follower I want to answer his stronger call. I will do for love what is required of me without looking for payment of any sort except the knowledge of walking in the Master’s footsteps.
It is a road less travelled, and I will often find myself at odds with others who walk a different way. I may be misunderstood. I will find security not in insurance policies, not in stocks or shares, but in following ever more closely my companion on the journey, Christ, who walks before me.