Jesuit Prayer Ministry – Daily Gospel E-message (“DGEMS”) by Fr Philip Heng,S.J.
Everyone is so busy, and yet inescapably hungering for meaning and fulfilment in their lives.
“DGEMS” has the main purpose of helping our subscribers discover more clearly and experience more deeply these innate human longings. The reflections on the Daily Gospels are deliberately succinct and spiritually challenging. They are also meant to inspire and illuminate our daily experiences through God’s Word.
Dear Friend in the Lord,
“Reward for Service”: In today’s Gospel, James and John were trying to ensure that their sacrifices in following Jesus and Serving in His Mission are rewarded. Jesus asserted that when we serve God’s Kingdom, we are sure of the crosses we have to bear. But, our “reward” is to know that we are following and loving Jesus, our Saviour and Lord; no one else.
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