July 17, 2016 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (+Bp. Ricardo Alcaraz)
Sunday Worship Homily
“The Goal of Abiding With Him”

Genesis 18:1-10a – When God comes to us, we must welcome Him with joy and humility
Colossians 1:15-23 – Because we have been reconciled with God through faith in Christ, we are to continue to be steadfast in our faith in Him.
Psalm 15
Luke 10:38-42

“In the hecticness of life, it is important to keep our focus on the Lord.”

“We cannot rush our relationship with God.”

1.(v.38-40) Know the value of spending time with the Lord.

2.(v.41-42) It’s important not just to know what is important but to choose it.

Benefits of Spending Time with God (Joshua 1:8)

  1.  (Psalm 1:1-3) – You will get wisdom; prosperous, successful
  2.  (Proverbs 3:1-2) – You get sustenance from God; you enjoy the favor and blessing of God.
  3. (Proverbs 4:20-22) – God’s favor and wisdom will cause things to work in your life => length of days and long life.
  4. You will live a fulfilling life.
  5. You will have health to enjoy your life.
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