Daily Readings for Tuesday May 01,2018

Season of Resurrection

Whatever you ask for in prayer with faith, you will receive.

Reading 3, Jas 1:22-27 : Hearing and doing the word

22But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
23For if any one is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who observes his natural face in a mirror;
24for he observes himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like.
25But he who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer that forgets but a doer that acts, he shall be blessed in his doing.
26If any one thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this man's religion is vain.
27Religion that is pure and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.


Gospel, Mt 21: 18-22 : Whatever you ask for in prayer with faith, you will receive.

18 In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he was hungry.
19 And seeing a fig tree by the wayside he went to it, and found nothing on it but leaves only. And he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And the fig tree withered at once.
20 When the disciples saw it they marveled, saying, "How did the fig tree wither at once?"
21 And Jesus answered them, "Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and never doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, `Be taken up and cast into the sea,' it will be done.
22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith."


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