Women of Grace graduation at Petit Valley
September 29, 2017
St Dominic’s Pastoral Centre refurbished
September 29, 2017

26th Sunday OT (A)

Make known to me Your ways…

On looking at the readings and at the Gospel, one can instantly see a call to obedience, but true obedience doesn’t come without humility – obedience is born out of humility.

In scripture, from cover to cover, obedience is seen as a key virtue that God asks of us, but our pride so often obstructs the flow of this quality that it becomes a stumbling block to a greater vision of what God wants of us. The psalmist in Psalm 25 exudes the humility that God wants of us. He acknowledges the goodness of God, the strength and the power of God, but he remembers His compassion and His mercy; he recognises the blessings of a humble spirit.

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