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<< Monday, February 7, 2000 >>
 
1 Kings 8:1-7, 9-13
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Psalm 132 Mark 6:53-56
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THE MOST PRIVILEGED PEOPLE EVER

 
"I have truly built You a princely house, a dwelling where You may abide forever." —1 Kings 8:13
 

Solomon built the Temple which the Lord filled with a cloud of His glory (1 Kgs 8:11). We who have been baptized into Christ, however, are greater than Solomon (Mt 11:11). Our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor 6:19) and the Holy Trinity lives within us.

Many sick people touched the tassel of Jesus' cloak and were healed (Mk 6:56). We, however, have actually received — and can daily receive — the body, blood, soul, and divinity of Jesus, Who is God. Kings and prophets wished to see and hear what we see and hear, but they have not seen and heard it (Lk 10:24). We in the new covenant are the most privileged, gifted, and blessed people who have ever lived.

Let us thank the Lord constantly for lavishing His love on us, and let us remember: "When much has been given a man, much will be required of him. More will be asked of a man to whom more has been entrusted" (Lk 12:48). We who have the greatest privileges have the greatest responsibilities. Live accordingly!

 
Prayer: Father, make me so constantly and deeply aware of being Your child that I live a new life.
Promise: "Let us enter into His dwelling, let us worship at His footstool." —Ps 132:7
Praise: Working around her spouse's difficult schedule, Anna prayed that the Lord work out a feasible Mass time for her. Since that prayer she has been a daily communicant.
 
 
 
Nihil obstat: Reverend Ralph J. Lawrence, July 28, 1999
Imprimatur: †Most Reverend Carl K. Moeddel, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, August 3, 1999
 
The Nihil obstat and Imprimatur are a declaration that a book or pamphlet is considered to be free from doctrinal or moral error. It is not implied that those who have granted the Nihil obstat and Imprimatur agree with the contents, opinions, or statements expressed.
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