“a Lamp to my feet. a Light for my path.” – Luke 12:49

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TODAY’S WORD…

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Jesus said,

“I have come to bring fire to the earth,

and how I wish it were blazing already!”

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– Luke 12:49(JB)

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REFLECTION…

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In the Bible,

fire is often used

to describe God’s burning love for men.

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This divine love

finds its highest expression

in the Son of God becoming man

who, in turn, gives up His life out of love for us.

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This is why Jesus so wants us to be ablaze

with a fire that acquires its strength in prayer;

a fire that is made evident

through apostolic zeal

and determination.

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This same fire spreads throughout the earth

as we ourselves live in accordance to Christ’s teachings

and take Christ’s burning flame of love and hope and joy

to others.

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REPETITIVE PRAYER FOR TODAY…

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Come Lord Jesus, set my heart on fire!

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