April 6.  A fiery furnace.  Our God, whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning furnace.   “From fiery serpents to a fiery furnace,”  Mrs Kay laughed and then turned more serious.  “The Old Testament stories at this time really do talk about God’s power over the elements.  Today’s story is of three brave young men condemned to death by King Nebuchadnezzar because of their faithfulness to God and their refusal to worship other gods.  Earthly kings and even idols will always tempt us, try to rule us or take us away from the one true God. Can a strong faith and humility go hand in hand?” 

Reflect, share and act. Scripture: Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace and he will deliver us out of your hand, O King.  Daniel 3:17.   Pope Francis. It is important that people experience the Gospel of the family as a joy that fills hearts and lives because in Christ we have been set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. AL200.SA Youth Responsibilities Bill 9: The right to freedom of conscience requires me to allow everyone to choose and practice the religion of their choice and to hold their own beliefs without fear or prejudice.  Choose an act of love and sacrifice from the list published at www.marfam.org.za/lent