“a Lamp to my feet. a Light for my path.” – Luke 20:38

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TODAY’S WORD…

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“He is God

not of the dead,

but of the living.”

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– Luke 20:38 (NRSV)

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REFLECTION…

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With these words,

Jesus, Son of God made man,

enlightens us

and fills us with hope and joy

as He teaches us

and emphasises

that God is

not of the dead,

but of the living.”

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Jesus reassures us

that there exists a permanent relationship

between God and all righteous people,

even those who have died.

These may be considered dead

as far as their bodies are concerned,

but they are otherwise alive,

truly alive,

in God!

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The souls of the dead are immortal

– and they are awaiting the resurrection of their bodies.

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Amen!

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QUOTE…

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“By death

the soul is separated from the body,

but in the resurrection

God will give incorruptible life to our body,

transformed by reunion with our soul.

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Just as Christ is risen and lives for ever,

so all of us will rise at the last day.”

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– Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC1016)

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REPETITIVE PRAYER FOR TODAY…

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My Lord and my God, thank You for saving me and giving me life!

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