DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage
Dear Friend in the Lord,
“Jesus – Good News”: In today’s Gospel, Jesus cured many who were sick with diseases and expelled devils from them. Great crowds were clamouring for Him. But, Jesus moved on to preach the Good News of Salvation to other towns in Galilee. Ponder on, “When people praise us for our good works, do we unlike Jesus, lose sight of serving God’s Will?”
Fr Philip Heng, S.J.
At evening, after sunset, they brought to Jesus all who were sick and those who were possessed by devils. The whole town came crowding round the door, and he cured many who were sick with diseases of one kind or another; he also drove out many devils, but he would not allow them to speak, because they knew who he was.
In the morning, long before dawn, he got up and left the house and went off to a lonely place and prayed there. Simon and his companions set out in search of him, and when they found him they said, ‘Everybody is looking for you.’
He answered, ‘Let us go elsewhere, to the neighbouring country towns, so that I can proclaim the message there too, because that is why I came.’ And he went all through Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out devils.