Saturday 12 July 2014

Saturday of Week 21 Year 2

Throughout human history, we have seen time and again God's choice being quite different from mankind's choice. In some instances, mankind had made the right choice, according to God's choice. But more often than not, mankind chooses according to what the world sees as good or desirable attributes. So how do we understand God's choice compared to our choice?

In today's reading, St. Paul reminds us (1 Corinthians 1:26-31): "it was to shame the wise that God chose what is foolish by human reckoning, and to shame what is strong that he chose what is weak by human reckoning; those whom the world thinks common and contemptible are the ones that God has chosen – those who are nothing at all to show up those who are everything." It is clear to us that God's choice do not conform to mankind's choice, since God does not look at the externals like mankind does. God looks at the heart, which holds many secrets. A person can hide many things from others physically, but the person cannot hide from God spiritually. Let us discern carefully and listen to God's voice, so that we may choose according to His terms.

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