Sunday, October 2, 2022
The readings for Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C remind us to be patient. In the first reading (Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4) the prophet is calling on the Lord and nothing seems to happen. The psalm (Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9) sings of hearing God’s voice. In the second reading (2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14) Paul reminds us that the Spirit will give us self-control. In the gospel (Luke 17:5-10) Jesus tells us that God does not answer to us, but we must trust that He is working in our lives.
Do I tell God what I want and expect it immediately, or am I willing to wait and trust that God will provide for me? Here are some ideas: