Bible readings

Reading and explaining the words from the Holy Bible and ultimately spending some time, physically and mentally, with God through his word.

Jesus sends out the disciples! How do I let them help me? – Matthew 10:37-42 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  God, You have become small in order for us to grow – so that we could accept our fragility and build on them. Bless me, please, my way of searching and receiving You and Your will, even when it seems to me that I’m going into the dark. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 10:37-42 7 “Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy of… Continue Reading

Fear of hell doesn’t want to prepare us to be afraid of God, but the evil that moves as away from God. Matthew 10:26-33 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  Such trust of the ordinary sparrows! Twittering, and at the same time follow, and each has to get enough to survive. Apparently, they are doing it better in flocks. God the Father, you are trying to show me that you care also for the sparrows, let alone me! And I am worried about everything … For confidence I ask, in my everyday life, that I may be faithful in small –  so… Continue Reading

Jesus sends out the disciples – „Freely you have received; freely give.” Matthew 9:36-10:8 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  Jesus, you called me and sent me. You believe that I can do something. But I think that it is necessary to do everything. I forget, it’s better to do one thing – what You want. I ask you to bring me every time to you, to listen to and impregnated by your word go where you need me. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 9:36-10:8 36 When he saw… Continue Reading

What grace to be accepted as I am – God the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit. John 3:16-18 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, You love me, you call me in a relationship. I’m confused, because it is always a new challenge for me to surrender to You. Bless my opening and letting go, so that I can feel your merciful love. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to John 3:16-18 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him… Continue Reading

Jesus Appears to His Disciples – Let us all drink the same Holy Spirit. John 20:19-23 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer Come to me, Holy Spirit, that I may live in your consolation, to open up my heart to your words, to speak Your loving words and let you lead the steps of my journey. Come, so that I am full of your love, with which you love me the way I am, all the time. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to John 20:19-23 Jesus Appears to His Disciples 19 On the… Continue Reading

Glory to God in the highest prayer – Give blood and receive the Holy Spirit. John 17:1-11 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  Jesus, you invite me to persist, which opens me for a gift that comes from the Holy Spirit. Give me the strength and awareness of your love, even when it seems that is dark, that nothing happens – let me cultivate my garden and take care of the soil to be ready when the time comes. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to John 17, 1−11 Jesus Prays to Be Glorified… Continue Reading

Jesus the Good Shepherd and His Sheep – But do we really know his voice? John 10:1-10 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  The Good Shepherd, you call me to the pastures of plentiful life. In the meantime, however, I see other pastures, also intriguing, and overlook that there are other shepherds, those who lead me into the bad. Clean me ears to perceive your voice, to be familiar with it and follow you. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to John 10:1-10 – Jesus the Good Shepherd Jesus the Good Shepherd and His Sheep… Continue Reading

Jesus promises the Power of the Holy Spirit and What are Jesus commandments? John 14, 15-21 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  Jesus, determined is your love. You give it to us, but tell us that keeping the commandments grazing comes with this package. If we love, we will keep the commandments – from love. And so you’ll also reveal yourself to us in love. Help me to take up this package and to open it every time with curiosity of a child who is looking for a surprise. 2. Reading – Listening: The… Continue Reading

I am the way the truth and the life – How rich are these three words! John:14, 1−12 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer  God the Father, you invite me to believe – until the end. But in me is Thomas, which again does not know, and Philip, who doubts and again needs just one more thing, before he can take a step forward. You give them also the courage to ask you in a confidential conversation, to express their doubts. I pray for the courage to ask, and to open to your grace that I… Continue Reading

On the Road to Emmaus – Where and when do I run away in the relationships?

1. Introductory prayer Oh, Father, My trust in You is so quickly down and betrays me – I run away because I do not know how to hold on, when I do not know what awaits me. Jesus, please walk with me, even when it seems to me that is dark, to trust in God’s will and to live it in my relationships. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Luke 24:13-35 On the Road… Continue Reading

Jesus appearance to Thomas and His Disciples – What can I learn from Thomas for my life?

1. Introductory prayer Oh, Jesus Christ, your love is boundless! Whatever I do, You still love me and wait for me to open the door – but anyway, You’re already there! That I give you everything that weighs me, all of the storms, everything that I fear, what I am ashamed. For this grace I ask of you – that I can give all to you, to open my eyes and allow to shine in… Continue Reading