In this week's reflection, we are urged to care for the poor.
Reflection of the week
By Linda Sutton
Posted in Faith
The writer of Mark’s Gospel wastes no time in establishing the authority of Jesus. In the first chapter, Jesus heals Simon’s mother-in-law and teaches in the synagogue “with authority”.
We look to leaders of government, the community and the church for leadership. Some are elected; some are appointed. I am a law-abiding citizen and I respect those in authority, but as a Christian, I acknowledge the authority of God over all aspects of my life.
I pledge my allegiance to you, O God, as Lord of my life. I acknowledge the authority of your Word, to guide me day by day. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
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