Universal Utterings®
for June 5, 2023


06-05-2023 Matthew Ch 23 v-0104 Practice not what they preach




Gospel of Matthew Ch 23 v- One thru Four

1 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. 3 Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice. 4 They tie up heavy burdens [hard to carry] and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they will not lift a finger to move them.


It’s hard to practice what we preach. A complete surrender comes into play when someone tries to live holy. Here, we get down and dirty willing to lift anything clean anything endure pestilence from sick people caused from making wrong decisions. Remember; we Christians bear wrongs willingly and patiently. Amen. We listen to misguided directives taught from the world and correct their ignorant ways with patience, purpose and prayer enabling us to council the doubt raised by worldly desires. This comes from our practice of reading the Word of God daily and often during the life of charity that leads us each waking moment of sharing Salvation.


If you listen to Universal Utterings daily then you get a daily constant dose of His Truth with the beauty of hearing it spiritually translated poetically guided to a complete surrender of living love, faith and hope of His grace. His forgiveness. The Chair of Moses led to a Messiah that our Jewish brothers and sisters believe wasn’t he when He came and announced His Good News of Life Eternal. Every single Prophecy of Old pointed their predictions to the one and only Son of God born of a Virgin lived a sinless life to die for the sins of me and you all of humanity receives this gift this Power this anointing to live righteous and willing to give Charity as a way of life to live Redeemed. Jesus knew their hearts as much as He knows the heart, mind and soul of your surrender. Amen.


Join me as we pray our daily prayer of forgiveness. I am sorry Lord. I believe You died and rose for me. Please forgive me as I forgive others. I share You as my Lord and Savior seeking to live your Will in all things. Prayers for wife Toni and my mother Betty pray for our children especially our two oldest Alexandra & Allen; Julian, Gabriel and Jeffrey and our grandchildren Oliver, Julian and Elliott. We pray for those we’ve said we’d pray for and those who’ve asked us to pray for them. We pray for the dying as we do each day Lord give them peace in their last breath. Silence for the prayers of others dealing with the war in Ukraine. In the Holy Spirit we pray our brothers in Kairos especially a prayer for our men in blue. We pray for Holy Mother Church. We pray for the intersession of our Holy Mother for the sister of Jackie her name is Loreen. Daily prayers for our neighbor Thelma. Prayers for a friend and his wife for a baby to be born. In Jesus Precious Blood by His Name we pray. Amen.


I am a poet obedient to Christ,
Catholic Evangelist Thomas Cruz†Wiggins

Practice. Pray. Proclaim. ®
†Spirit led God inspired Christ fed†®
Ephesians 6:17-20


06-05-2023 Matthew Gospel Ch 23 v-0104


**Practice not what they preach**


Disciples and crowds spoke to by Jesus

Pharisees and scribes beware

Moses chair seat theirs to please us

Listen but do not example what they prepare


Practice not what they preach

Burdens heavy tied with care

Shoulders lay this burden they teach

Their fingers lifted not to move what they share


© Thomas Joe Cruz†Wiggins

June 5, 2023 @ 05:33 AM EST


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