July 16, 2017, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Proper 10)
Theme: “The Family of God: By Hearing of The Word”
Homily by Abp. Ricardo Alcaraz

“What we do with the Word of God will determine what we will have in life.”

Isaiah 55:6-13

“God desires for us to choose properly between what He offers and what the world offers.”

Romans 8:8-11

“We are children of God if we declare Jesus Christ as our Lord. To be led by the Spirit is to follow the ways of God.”

Psalm 65:4-13

Matthew 13:1-9;18-23

“To hear is to listen with the intention of doing.”

1.(v.1-9) Learn to hear what God is saying to us.

2.(v.18-23) To hear and understand is to act on the Word we heard.

“Be humble and open before the Lord.”

“Persevere in standing in faith despite the trials of life.”

“Seek God first.”