Mark 3:13-19 Reflection – Christ has Called You

Mark 3:13-19 Reflection ~

Has Jesus summoned you?  Have you turned towards him in conversation?  As you walk with Jesus, do you have certainty that He is walking with you? In faith, do you believe in the gift of His authority within you? Consider that after the Apostles moment of summoning, that you have two millennia of history of seeing others who were called. If you have not already, push aside any doubts that in this moment of reflection that our Glorified Christ has called and ordained you to be and do with Him.

Ordaining of the Twelve Apostles James Tissot Brooklyn MuseumOrdaining of the Twelve Apostles, James Tissot, Brooklyn Museum

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Additional Ordinary Time Reflections

Mark 3 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)

Jesus Appoints the Twelve
13 He went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14 And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message, 15 and to have authority to cast out demons. 16 So he appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter); 17 James son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder); 18 and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Cananaean, 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

Thank you for meditating on this daily Gospel reading and considering this reflection on Mark 3:13-19.