March 11, 2018, 4th Sunday in Lent (Year B)
Theme: “Purifying Ourselves Through God’s Grace”
Homily by Abp. Ricardo Alcaraz
“Let us receive the life His love gave us and keep that life.”
“Our God is a God who has chosen to love us.”
Psalm 107:1-2; 17-22
1.(v.14-16) Because He loves us, His grace provided the way to salvation.
2.(v.17-21) We need to respond to the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 5:21 – For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
“Jesus became sin for us.”
John 17:3 – And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
“To know Him is to have a relationship with Him.”
The Islands of Ophir – Philippines