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Posted by Paul Edwards (Fr. Paul) on Apr 01, 2013 | Comments (0)


Third Sunday of Easter: Bottom Line Spirituality

Unlocking the Gospel Secrets of Spirituality

Discover what difference reading these scriptures in a Worldly or a Godly way make.

THE LANGUAGE OF THE SPIRIT

SPIRITUALITY CAN CHANGE OUR LIFE

We have two lives, rational and spiritual. Feel the difference how our spiritual understanding of life can change our rational understanding of life.

Click here to read the introductory text for the Bottom Line Meditations

Worldly life tries to become loving to feel Loved by God.

Godly feels the Love of God to become loving.

Worldly looks at what the person has done.

Godly: we get to have the Holy Spirit to obey God.

OLD TESTAMENT: Acts 9:1-6 (7-20)

Worldly: Ananias … laid his hands on Saul and said, “Brother Saul”.
Godly: Ananias sensed the anointing of a brother and laid his hands on Saul and said, "Brother Saul”.

 

Worldly prayer starts from the head.

Godly prayer starts from the heart.

PSALM: 30

Worldy: O LORD my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.
Godly: O LORD my God, I cried to you spiritually for help, and you have healed me.

 

Worldly praises because what they do is worthy.

Godly praises because of who they are is worthy.

EPISTLE: Revelation 5:11-14

Worldy: Singing with full voice “Worthy is the Lamb”.
Godly: Singing with full voice spiritually “Worthy is the Lamb”.

 

Worldly follows His commandments to feel loved by Jesus.

Godly feels the Love of Jesus to follow His commandments.

GOSPEL: John 21:1-19

Worldly: Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep to feel my Love”.
Godly: Jesus said to him, “Feel my Love to feed my sheep”.

 

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For further study see the follow on Easter III Meditation.


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