Who Do You Say I Am?

Readings for September 16, 2012, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 50:4c-9a; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35

Suggested Reflection Questions:

  • The first reading is one of the “Suffering Servant” songs in Isaiah. How have you felt God’s presence near to you in your times of suffering? How is your faith evident in the tough times?
  • Would a stranger be able to look at your daily life and tell what your religious beliefs were? How is your faith evident in your actions? How have you “taken up a cross” to follow Jesus?
  • In the Gospel reading, Jesus asks his disciples, “Who do you say that I am?” How do you answer this question? Who is Jesus in your life?