All posts tagged New Covenant

Luke’s Announcement of the New Covenant

Last week John’s gospel gave us Jesus’ announcement of the New Covenant. The covenant made by God and Israel is beautifully described in terms of marital love and fidelity. ‘As […]

Covenantal Love

Today’s first reading, from the letter to the Hebrews, illustrates how Jesus’ self-sacrifice and resurrection ushers in a new covenant between God and the descendants of Abraham.  Love conquers death.  […]

Father Abraham

Click here for today’s Scripture readings. Genesis 17:3-9 Psalm 105:4-5,6-7,8-9 John 8:51-59 When you were a kid, did you ever sing and dance to the song “Father Abraham”? Father Abraham, […]

In God We Trust

Click here for today’s Scripture readings. Gn 28:10-22a Mt 9:18-26 “In you, O God, I place my trust.” Today’s psalm verse proclaims our confidence that God will never fail us. […]

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