Seems somehow fitting that the Hoyas should fall in double overtime on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads.
…Today at Mass we pray part of Psalm 105. This psalm recounts the history of God’s faithfulness to His chosen people.
His great faithfulness towards Israel began with _____________. Abraham had a son named ______________. And a grandson named ______________.
Moses led the people back to the ______________ _________.
This is review, right? We went over this twelve days ago.
Now, Psalm 105 and our Lord Jesus’ Parable of the Wicked Tenants agree on one very important point.
Where is the Promised Land? Where is the land flowing with milk and honey, where God’s chosen ones may live in peace? Where is the well-cultivated vineyard where fruits grow at the proper times?
Psalm 105 concludes with these words:
He gave them the lands…that they might keep His statues and observe His teachings.
The Promised Land cannot be found on any earthly map. Only in heaven do they have the full Promised Land road atlas.
The Promised Land is where people obey God.