Scripture passages

Scripture tells us the story of God speaking to us through the lives of those who came before us. God’s call frees us to ponder the choices we make which will ultimately lead to our happiness and total fulfillment. Listening intently to the meaning of these stories in our lives is listening to God’s desires for us. Scripture assists us with these stories to help us understand to help us discern our vocation – that which will make us totally happy and fulfilled.

Call/Discernment

I Samuel 3:7-11 “… Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening …”

Psalm 84 … my heart and flesh cry for the living God.

Isaiah 6:1-8 …Here I am; send me!”

Isaiah 43: 1-7 “… Do not be afraid I have called you by name, you are mine…”

Jeremiah 1:4-10 “…listen to the call of God…”

Jeremiah 29: 11-13 “…when you call me….I will listen to you…”

Matthew 4:18-22 …”Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men…”

I Corinthians 12:4-11 To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given…

Ephesians 1:3-14 [The Father] chose us in [Jesus Christ], before the foundation of the world, to be holy and without blemish before him…

Romans 9:16-24 It depends not upon a person’s will…but upon God…

Spiritual Life

Psalm 42:1-6 My being thirsts for God, the living God…

Isaiah 55:1-13 “…all you who are thirsty, come to the water; seek the Lord while he may be found…”

Luke 1:46-55My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord…”

Matthew 5:3-12Blessed are the poor in spirit…”

Matthew 6:1-21 This is how you are to pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name…

John 13:1-15 “… you must wash each other’s feet…”

I Corinthians 13:1-13 Love is patient, love is kind…

2 Timothy 1:6-14 …stir into flame the gifts of God…”

I Peter 2:9 “…you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood…”

I John 4:7-12 …if God so loved us, we also must love one another…

Precious Blood Spirituality

Exodus 24:3-8 …This is the blood of the covenant which the Lord has made with you…”

John 6:32-69 …Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life…

John 19:25-37 They will look upon him whom they have pierced…

I Corinthians 10:16  The cup of blessing that we bless…

Philippians 2:5-11 …[Jesus] humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, even death on a cross…

Ephesians 1:3-10 In him we have redemption by his blood…

Hebrews 9:11-28 …he entered once for all into the sanctuary…with his own blood…

I Peter 1:17-21 …you were ransomed…with the Precious Blood of Christ…

Revelation 6:1-14 Worthy is the Lamb that was slain…

Revelation 7:9-17 …they have washed their robes…in the blood of the Lamb.