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Saturday of the Twenty-fifth week in Ordinary Time

Book of Zechariah 2,5-9.14-15a.

I, Zechariah, raised my eyes and looked: there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.
"Where are you going?" I asked. "To measure Jerusalem," he answered; "to see how great is its width and how great its length."
Then the angel who spoke with me advanced, and another angel came out to meet him,
and said to him, "Run, tell this to that young man: People will live in Jerusalem as though in open country, because of the multitude of men and beasts in her midst.
But I will be for her an encircling wall of fire, says the LORD, and I will be the glory in her midst."
Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the LORD.
Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD on that day, and they shall be his people, and he will dwell among you.

Book of Jeremiah 31,10.11-12ab.13.

Hear the word of the LORD, O nations,
Proclaim it on distant isles, and say:
He who scattered Israel, now gathers them together,
He guards them as a shepherd his flock.
The LORD shall ransom Jacob,
he shall redeem him from the hand of his conqueror.
Shouting, they shall mount the heights of Zion, 
they shall come streaming to the LORD’s blessings:
Then the virgins shall make merry and dance,
and young men and old as well.
I will turn their mourning into joy,
I will console and gladden them after their sorrows.

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 9,43b-45.

While they were all amazed at his every deed, he said to his disciples,
"Pay attention to what I am telling you. The Son of Man is to be handed over to men."
But they did not understand this saying; its meaning was hidden from them so that they should not understand it, and they were afraid to ask him about this saying.

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Walking with the Word: Daily Bible Readings for Inspired Living

In a fast-paced world filled with distractions and demands, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters. Amidst the chaos, finding moments of inspiration and inner peace becomes vital for our well-being.

One powerful way to achieve this is through daily Bible readings. Walking with the Word offers a transformative journey, guiding us towards a life of inspired living.

Let us explore how daily Bible readings can enrich our lives and provide the spiritual nourishment we need.

Finding Inspiration in Daily Bible Readings:

Engaging in daily Bible readings opens up a gateway to the wisdom and teachings of the Scriptures. The Bible is a profound source of inspiration, offering guidance, comfort, and encouragement.

Through its timeless words, we find narratives of triumph over adversity, stories of compassion and forgiveness, and profound insights into human nature and the divine.

The Power of Consistency:

Consistency is key when it comes to incorporating daily Bible readings into our lives. By setting aside dedicated time each day, we cultivate a habit that transforms our relationship with the Word.

This consistency helps to deepen our understanding, establish a strong spiritual foundation, and allow us to absorb the messages of the Bible more effectively.

Guidance for Daily Living:

The Bible provides a treasure trove of practical wisdom that can be applied to our everyday lives. Its teachings guide us in making ethical decisions, nurturing relationships, and finding purpose and meaning.

Whether we seek solace during times of difficulty, seek guidance for major life choices, or desire a moral compass to navigate through challenges, the Bible offers timeless principles that resonate with our human experience.

Building Faith and Trust:

Daily Bible readings foster a deeper connection with our faith. As we immerse ourselves in the Scriptures, we witness the unwavering faith of biblical figures and learn from their journeys.

The stories of Abraham’s trust in God, David’s courage, and Jesus’ teachings on faith become wellsprings of inspiration, nurturing our own belief and trust in a higher power.

Nurturing Inner Peace and Joy:

Walking with the Word brings us closer to God’s presence and fills our hearts with peace and joy. The Scriptures remind us of God’s love, mercy, and faithfulness, even in the midst of life’s trials.

Through daily readings, we discover passages that uplift our spirits, encourage us to persevere, and remind us that we are never alone.

The Word of God becomes a source of comfort, encouragement, and hope, instilling in us a deep sense of inner peace and joy.

Community and Reflection:

Engaging in daily Bible readings can be a solitary practice, but it also fosters a sense of belonging to a larger community.

By connecting with others who share a similar commitment to walking with the Word, we find support, accountability, and opportunities for meaningful discussions and reflections.

Joining Bible study groups or participating in online communities can enhance our understanding and provide fresh perspectives on the readings.


Walking with the Word through daily Bible readings is a transformative practice that leads to inspired living.

It is an invitation to embark on a journey of spiritual growth, nourishing our souls and aligning our lives with divine wisdom.

By engaging with the Scriptures consistently, we discover inspiration, guidance, and a deeper connection to God.

Let us embrace the transformative power of daily Bible readings and experience the abundant blessings they offer on our path of inspired living.