Jesus, “Went round the whole of Galilee teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing all kinds of diseases and sickness among the people”. (Mathew 4:17, 23 )
Jesus preached the good news and healed the sick in the hope that people would listen!
Why do we still need more reminders and invites?
Lord Jesus, grant me the grace to live a pure and holy life. Wash from me all that destroys our friendship. Cleanse my heart.
A Prayer – An Invitation (Adapted Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
O God, help me to fully accept your invite,
and concentrate only on you:
I cannot do this alone.
In me there is darkness but with you there is light.
I am lonely but you do not leave me.
I am feeble in heart but with you there is help.
I am restless but with you there is peace.
In me there is bitterness but with you there is patience.
I do not understand your ways but you know mine.
O God, restore me to liberty,
and enable me so to live now
that I may answer before you and before me.
Lord, whatever this day may bring,
may your name be praised forever.