Posts by Fr Thomas Mason

To garners bright elected?

What sort of crop will we produce? Will we decide to become good grain to be gathered safely into heaven; or become weeds which are separated out and thrown away? This is the choice which is given to us.

“Go, work today!”

The call to become a Christian is the call to a life of service to God; and through serving him to service those around us as well.

The greatest gift is love

God is the source of love, we love because he loved us first. The love we try to show to those around us is God’s love. Let us ask him for the strength to show his love to all of those around us.

His mercy is on those who fear him

What we need to do now is follow her example. Be faithful to her Son, seek to be as pure and sinless as she was, have the same humility as she had, and accept the plan which God has for us.

Take heart: It is I

What we need to do is keep our eyes fixed on Christ. He is the one who is supporting us; he is the one whose strength is enough for us.

Offered the Kingdom and a choice

When we realise the value of the kingdom, then we can give everything which we have to God, and not merely do so grudgingly, but as Christ tells us, ‘joyfully’.