MONDAY (February 1, 2021)
In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
““The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers—it is to him you shall listen—” (Deuteronomy 18:15)
“And the LORD said to me, ‘They are right in what they have spoken. I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him. And whoever will not listen to my words that he shall speak in my name, I myself will require it of him. But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.’” (Deuteronomy 18:17–20)
God’s prophets spoke His words. False prophets were noted for teaching people to follow other gods, speaking what God had not commanded, and predicting things which did not come true. How are we lured by false prophets today? What other gods are we tempted to follow? Who alone has the Truth?
Prayer for Holy Cross Member
Heavenly Father, bless Arden with faith in you and fervent love toward all those who cross his path this day. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Prayer of the Week (from Sunday)
Almighty God, You know we live in the midst of so many dangers that in our frailty we cannot stand upright. Grant strength and protection to support us in all dangers and carry us through all temptations; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.