THE COMPLETE SPIRITUAL EXERCISES  
BY ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

    Introductory and Principle and Foundation Themes

    OPENNESS TO PRAYER

        Luke 11:1-13 ========== Lord, Teach us to pray

        • Psalm 13: 9:1-18 ========== Lord, you examine me and know me
        • Romans 9: 26-35 ========== The Spirit gives us words to pray
        • Isaiah 55 ========== Come, you who are thirsty -- listen

        Matthew 6:7-13 ========== Lord, teach us to pray

        • Deut 1: 31 ========== Yahweh is in front of you
        • Deut 7: 7-10 ========== God's election and favour
        • Deut 8: 5-6 ========== God is training you

        Romans 8: 26-35 ========== The Spirit comes to help us

        • Hosea 11:1- 4 ========== God's love for Israel
        • Isaiah 43:1-7 ========== Liberation of Israel
        • Isaiah 49:14-16 ========== I will never forget you

        GOD'S LOVE

        Isaiah 43:1-7 ========== You are precious in my eyes

        • Isaiah 43 ========== Liberation of Israel
        • Psalm 131 ========== Childlike trust in God
        • John 14:15-28 ========== I will never forget you

        John 14:14-28 ========== God's presence

        • Genesis 2:15-17 ========== Tree of knowledge of good and evil
        • Exodus 3:1-6 ========== Moses and the burning bush
        • Daniel 3:51-90 ========== Song of the three young men
        • Isaiah 6:1-9 ========== The call of Isaiah
        • Isaiah 54:5-10 ========== The love of God
        • Job 39:1-30 ========== Yahweh's response to Job
        • Psalm 40 ========== Song of praise and prayer for help
        • Psalm 62 ========== Hope in God alone
        • Psalm 103 ========== God is love
        • Psalm 104 ========== Glories of creation
        • Psalm 139 ========== Lord, you examine me and know me
        • Psalm 145 ========== Hymn of praise to Yahweh the king
        • John 3 :22-36 ========== John bears witness to Jesus

        Romans 8: 31-39 ========== With God on our side who can be against us

        • Psalm 23 ========== The Lord is my shepherd
        • Psalm 91 ========== God's protection
        • Deut 1: 29-32 ========== God goes in front of you,don't fear

        Psalm 103 ========== No less than the heights of heaven

        • Deut 32:10-11 ==========Song of Moses
        • Psalm 40 ========== Song of praise, prayer for help
        • John 1:1-18 ========== Prologue to John

        Deut 1:29-32 ========== Do not take fright...

        • Isaih 49:14-16 ========== I will never forget you
        • Matthew 11:25-30 ========== Good news revealed to little ones
        • Psalm 63 ========== Desire for God

        Hosea 11:1-9 ========== When Israel was a child

        • Hosea 2:14-20 ========== Yahweh and his wife
        • Deut 7:7-10 ========== God's election and favour
        • Ephesians 1:3-14 ========== God's plan of salvation
        • Psalm 145 ========== The Lord is kind and compassionate

        Luke 12:22-32 ========== Lilies of the fields

        • Psalm 33 ========== Hymn to Providence
        • Psalm 33 ========== Hymn to Providence
        • Psalm 63 ========== Desire for God
        • Matthew 6:25-33 ========== Lilies of the field
        • Psalm 8 ========== How great is Your Name

        Genesis 1-2 ========== Accounts of creation

        • Genesis 12:1-20 ========== Call of Abraham
        • Genesis 17:1-22 ========== Covenant and circumcision
        • Genesis 22:1-18 ========== Sacrifice of Isaac

        Deut 28:10-22 ========== Creaturehood

        • Psalm 19 ========== God's glory in the heavens
        • Isaiah 2 ========== Peace, the coming of Yahweh
        • Isaiah 6:1-13 ========== Call of Isaiah
        • Isaiah 35:1-10 ========== Judgment of God, coming to save
        • Isaiah 40 ========== Calling of the Prophet
        • Isaiah 43:1-7 ========== Liberation of Israel
        • Isaiah 55 ========== Listen, listen to me

        Ezekiel 1-3:27 ========== Visions

        Samuel 3:1-21 ========== Call of Samuel

        Cor 1:3-11 ========== Blessing of Paul

        AWE

        Exodus 3:16 ========== Moses before the burning bush

        • Psalm 19 ========== Heavens tell the glory of God
        • Psalm 33 ========== Hymn to Providence
        • Psalm 40 ========== Song of praise, prayer for help
        • Psalm 104 ========== The glories of Creation
        • Daniel 3:51-90 ========== Hymn of the three young men
        • Luke 9:28-36 ========== Transfiguration
        • John 14:15-28 ========== God's presence

        DEPENDENCE

        Psalm 139 ========== O God you know me

        • Psalm 62 ========== Hope in God alone
        • Job 1:21 ========== Naked I came, naked I shall return
        • Job 38 ========== Where were you... the foundation
        • Isaiah 35:1-10 ========== Judgment of God, come to save

        SERVICE AND CALL

        1 Samuel 3:1-21 ========== Call of Samuel

        • Deut 7:7-10 ========== God's election and favour
        • Isaiah 6:1-13 ========== Call of Isaiah
        • Genesis 12:1-20 ========== Call of Abraham
        • Luke 1:26ff ========== Annunciation
        • Luke 6:12-16 ========== Call of the Apostle
        • John 3:22-36 ========== John bears witness...last time

        TRUST

        Deut 1:29-32 ========== Yahweh is in front of you

        • Deut 7:7-10 ========== God's election and favour
        • Deut 8:5-6 ========== God is training you
        • Psalm 23 ========== The Lord is my shepherd
        • Psalm 131 ========== Childlike trust in God
        • Isaiah 49:14-16 ========== I will never forget you
        • Matthew 11:25-30 ========== The good news revealed
        • Mark 10:17-27 ========== Jesus and the rich young man
        • Luke 12:22ff ========== Do not be anxious -trust in Providence
        • Ephesians 4 ========== A call to unity, new life in Christ
        • Luke 11:13 ========== Father will give what you ask

        USE OF CREATURES

        Genesis 1-2 ========== Story of creation

        • Jeremiah 10:1-17 ========== Idolatry
        • Isaiah 40 ========== Idolatry
        • Genesis 2:15-17 ========== Tree of good and evil
        • Daniel 3:51-90 ========== Song of the young men
        • Jonah ========== Call, using what comes to you

        CREATUREHOOD

        Job 1:21 ========== Naked I was born, naked I shall return

        • Job 38:1-40 ========== Bowing to the creator's wisdom
        • Job 14:1-22 ========== On human misery
        • Deut 33:9-22 ========== Covenant, promise, and curse
        • Exodus 3:1-6 ========== Moses and the burning bush
        • Wisdom 11:21-27 ========== God's forbearance
        • Isaiah 6:1-9 ========== Call of Isaiah
        • Psalm 19 ========== The heavens declare the glory of God
        • Psalm 104 ========== The Lord my God, how great you are
        • Colossians 1:15-20 ========== Christ, head of all creation

        HOLY INDIFFERENCE

        Genesis 22:1-18 ========== Abraham and Isaac

        • Isaiah 45:9-13 ========== Supreme power of Yahweh
        • Jeremiah 18:1-12 ========== Clay in the potter's hands
        • Matthew 11:25 ========== Revelation to little ones
        • Hebrews 11:17-19 ========== Abraham and Isaac
        • Phil 3:7-11 ========== Advantage of knowing Christ
        • Phil 1:21-26 ========== Living vs. dying
        • Phil 4:11-13 ========== Know how to be with Christ
        • 1 Cor 9:19-23 ========== Making self all for all

        THE NEARNESS AND CARE OF GOD

        Isaiah 6:1-9 ========== Call of Isaiah

        • Isaiah 43 ========== You are precious in my eyes
        • Isaiah 54:5-10 ========== Yahweh is like a good husband
        • Hosea 11:1-9 ========== When Israel was a tot, I loved him
        • Hosea 2:14-20 ========== Yahweh and his unfaithful wife
        • Psalm 145 ========== God only acts out of love
        • Romans 8:31-39 ========== God's call to share his glory
        • Ephesians 1:3-14 ========== God's plan of salvation
        • Revelation 21:1-17 ========== Behold the dwelling of God

        MAGIS

        1 Samuel 3:1-14 ========== Call of Samuel

        • Wisdom 9:1-12 ========== Prayer for wisdom
        • Ephesians 3:14-21 ========== Paul's prayer
        • John 3:22-32 ========== John The Baptist bears witness for the last time
        • Luke 1:26-38 ========== Annunciation and Mary's response

        SINNER IN EXILE

        Luke 15:11-32 ========== The Prodigal Son

        • Luke 15 ========== Parables on mercy of God
        • Isaiah 63:7-19 ========== Psalm of reconciliation
        • Psalm 36 ========== Wickedness -- goodness of God
        • Psalm 51 ========== Have mercy on me, O God in your goodness
        • Psalm 90 ========== The human condition
        • Psalm 104 ========== The glories of creation
        • Baruch 1:15--3:18 ========== Confession of sins
        • Psalm 8 ========== What is man, that you are mindful
        • Luke 8:26-39 ========== Unclean spirits -- Gerasene demoniac
        • Romans 1:18-32 ========== God gave us up to our own blindness
        • 2 Cor 4-5 ========== Mercy of God

        THE SIN OF THE ANGELS

        2 Peter 2:1-22 ========== God did not spare the angels

        • Jude 6 ========== Sinfulness
        • Mark 8:31-33 ========== First prophecy of the passion
        • John 8:44 ========== The devil was a murderer
        • 1 John 3:3-9 ========== He who commits sin is of the devil

        THE SIN OF ADAM

        Genesis 3:1-13 ========== Sin of Adam and Eve

        • Genesis 1:26-27 ========== People are made in the image of God
        • 2 Peter 2:1-22 ========== False teachers and punishment
        • Romans 1:18-32 ========== God's anger against the pagans
        • Romans 7:14-25 ========== The inward struggle
        • Romans 5:12-21 ========== Sin entered the world through on
        • Genesis 3:1-4--:11 ========== Sin of Adam and Eve and Cain
        • Wisdom 14:22-31 ========== Consequences of Idolatry
        • Sirach 40:1-11 ========== The wretchedness of humans

        THE SIN OF ONE PERSON

        Ezekiel 36:25-29 ========== I shall pour clean water over you

        • Psalm 139 ========== Lord, you examine me and know me
        • Matthew 5:21-30 ========== The new standard
        • Matthew 7:1-5 ========== Do not judge

        Genesis 4:1-16 ========== Sin of Cain

        • Genesis 6:5-22--7:ff ========== The story of the flood
        • James 1:13-18 ========== Everyone tempted

        Mark 7:14-23 ========== Clean and unclean

        • John 8:1-11 ========== Woman caught in adultery
        • 2 Peter 1:3-11 ========== Call to Christian living
        • Sirach 15:11-20 ========== Man is free

        Luke 16:19-31 ========== Rich man and Lazarus

        • Luke 19:41-44 ========== Lament for Jerusalem
        • Matthew 13:36-43 ========== Parable of the good seed
        • Matthew 13:47-50 ========== Parable of the dragnet
        • 1 John 2:8-11 ========== Love your brother
        • John 17:12 ========== I kept those given to me
        • Revelation 3:14-20 ========== I will vomit out the lukewarm
        • Revelation 14:6-13 ========== Announcing the day of judgment
        • Revelation 20:1-15 ========== The reign of a thousand years
        • Hebrews 10:26-31 ========== The danger of apostasy

        Luke 18:9-14 ========== Pharisee and the Publican

        • 1 John 1:5-10 ========== If we say we have not sinned
        • Romans 5:6-10 ========== Christ died for the sinful
        • James 3:2-4, 17 ========== Uncontrolled language
        • 2 Peter 3:1-18 ========== The day of the Lord
        • Sirach 18:1-14 ========== The greatness of the Lord

        Ezekiel 16:1-63 ========== Allegorical history of Israel

        • Psalm 51 ========== Miserere
        • Psalm 6 ========== Prayer in ordeal
        • Psalm 32 ========== Candid admission of sin
        • Psalm 36 ========== Wickedness of sinner, God's goodness
        • Psalm 38 ========== Prayer in distress
        • Psalm 90 ========== The human condition
        • Psalm 102 ========== Prayer in misfortune
        • Psalm 130 ========== Lord, listen to my cry for help
        • Psalm 143 ========== Lord, listen to my pleading
        • Wisdom 1:1-4 ========== Wisdom never makes way... soul
        • Wisdom 7:6-30 ========== Pray and get understanding
        • Wisdom 9:ff ========== Prayer for wisdom
        • Proverbs 3:1-12 ========== How to acquire wisdom
        • Matthew 5:43-48 ========== Love of enemies
        • 1 Cor 13:1-13 ========== Love is the greatest

        2 Samuel 11:1-12 ========== Sin of David

        • Ezekiel 23:1-19 ========== Idolatry
        • Ephesians 4:17-24 ========== New life in Christ
        • Mark 14:10-11, 17-21 ========== Judas betray Jesus
        • 2 Samuel 12:1-15 ========== Nathan accuses David of adultery
        • Hebrews 10:26-31 ========== He insults who insults the spirit of grace will be condemned
        • 2 Cor 5:17-21 ========== New creation in Christ

        Romans 7:14-25 ========== Instead of the good, I sin

        • John 8:1-11 ========== Woman in adultery
        • Luke 10:25-37 ========== The greatest commandment
        • Galatians 4:3-7 ========== Proof of the sons of God

        1 John 2:12-17 ========== Detachment from the world

        • 2 Samuel 11:1-12 ========== Sin of David
        • Ezekiel 35 ========== The end of Edom
        • Matthew 16:13-23 ========== Peter's profession of faith
        • Colossians 2:16-23 ========== False asceticism
        • 1 John 5:14-17 ========== Prayer for sinners
        • Mark 7:1-23 ========== Jesus rebukes Pharisees
        • 1 John 1:5-1 ========== Not a sinner, then a liar

        THE NATURE OF SIN

        Romans 8:6ff ========== Enmity with God

        • Ezekiel 28:2-20 ========== Wishing to be as God
        • Jeremiah 18:13ff ========== Forgetting God
        • Isaiah 30:8ff ========== Not wanting to hear God
        • Isaiah 42:18-25 ========== Not wanting to hear God
        • Isaiah 5:20ff ========== Calling evil good and good evil
        • Jeremiah 7:21-28 ========== Not wanting to hear God
        • Jonah ========== Flight from the presence of God
        • Jeremiah 32:33ff ========== Turning back on God
        • Baruch 1:15ff ========== Obstinate with God
        • Micah 6:1-5 ========== The Lord puts His people on trial

        HELL AND JUDGMENT

        Matthew 25:31-46 ========== Parable of the Last Judgment

        • Revelation 3:14-22 ========== Neither hot nor cold
        • Revelation 14:6-13 ========== Wind of God's fury
        • Matthew 25:14-30 ========== Parable of the talents
        • Ezekiel 16:1-63 ========== As for your birth

        Matthew 21:33-46 ========== Wicked husbandmen

        • Ezekiel 18 ========== Individual responsibility
        • Isaiah 5:1-7 ========== Love song of the vineyard
        • John 12:31-36 ========== Prince of this world overthrown
        • Luke 16:19ff ========== Rich man and Lazarus

        Luke 12:16-21 ========== Rich young man and barns

        • Matthew 25:31-46 ========== Wicked husbandmen
        • 1 Peter 4:1-6 ========== Conversion
        • Sirach 41:1-15 ========== Death and the damned
        • Job 1:21 ========== God gives, and God takes

        Luke 7:36-50 ========== Woman who washes the feet of Jesus

        • Psalm 143 ========== A humble entreaty
        • Matthew 22:1-14 ========== Parable of the wedding feast
        • John 8:1-11 ========== Woman in adultery
        • Luke 6:27-35 ========== Love of enemies
        • Isaiah 49; 55:6-9 ========== Nearness and remoteness of God
        • 2 Kings 5:1-14 ========== Naaman healed

        Psalm 51 ========== Miserere

        • Exodus 19:1-8 ========== Covenant at Sinai
        • John 6:32-58 ========== Bread of life
        • Romans 9:14-18 ========== God is not unjust

        Ephesians 2:1-10 ========== Generous love of God

        • Ephesians 3 ========== Paul, servant of the mystery
        • Hebrews 4:12-16 ========== The word of God and the priest
        • Psalm 136 ========== Litany of thanksgiving
        • Psalm 103 ========== God is love
        • Luke 15 ========== Three Parables of God's mercy

        Wisdom 17 ========== Hell

        • Matthew 21:33-46 ========== Parable of wicked husbandmen
        • Matthew 22:1-14 ========== Parable of the wedding feast
        • Matthew 25:1-13 ========== Parable of the ten bridesmaids
        • Matthew 25:24-30 ========== Parable of the talents

        THE KINGDOM

        John 10:1-18 ========== Jesus the good shepherd

        • John 1:29-34 ========== John the Baptist's testimony of Jesus
        • Luke 8:1-3 ========== The women accompanying Jesus
        • Luke 9:23-26 ========== The condition of following Jesus
        • Matthew 4:18-22 ========== The call of the first four disciples

        Philippians 3:7-16 ========== All I want to know is Christ Jesus

        • 2 Cor 11:23-12:10 ========== I boast of my own weakness
        • 2 Cor 12:7-13 ========== For the sake of Christ I am content with insults
        • 2 Cor 5:15-20 ========== The apostolate in action
        • Matthew 16:24-27 ========== Condition of following Christ

        Luke 5:1-11 ========== Call of the apostles

        • John 4:1-42 ========== The woman at the well
        • Luke 12:22-32 ========== Trust
        • Luke 12:51-53 ========== I have not come to bring peace but the sword
        • Luke 14:25-35 ========== Renouncing all that one holds dear
        • Colossians 1:15-29 ========== Christ is the head of all creation
        • Philippians 3:7-16 ========== Count everything lost
        • 1 Cor 4:9-13 ========== Fools for the sake of Christ
        • John 12:44-50 ========== I am the light of the world


      • EXERCISES OF THE SECOND WEEK

        Incarnation -- Nativity -- Early Hidden Life


        John 1:1-5, 9-14 ========== In the beginning was the Word

        • Isaiah 52:7-10 ========== The awakening of Yahweh and of Jerusalem
        • Ephesians 1:3-14 ========== God's plan of salvation
        • Titus 3:4-7 ========== His compassion saves us

        Luke 2:1-7 ========== The Nativity

        Luke 1:46-55 ========== Magnificate of Our Lady

        • Psalm 40 ========== Song of praise, prayer for help
        • Hebrews 10:1-10 ========== Old sacrifices ineffective
        • John 1:1-8 ========== Prologue to Gospel
        • Philippians 2:5-9 ========== Prayer, Jesus state was divine...
        • Isaiah 43:1-5 ========== Liberation of Israel

        Luke 2:8-20 ========== Visit of the Shepherds

        • Deut 32 ========== Song of Moses
        • Hebrews 1:1-13 ========== The greatness of the incarnate Son of God
        • Luke 1:68-79 ========== Benedictus
        • Romans 16:25-27 ========== Doxology
        • 2 Chron. 5:1-10 ========== The ark is brought to the temple

        Wisdom 18:14-15 ========== Down from heaven leapt your word

        • 1 John 1:1-4 ========== The incarnate word

        Luke 2:22-39 ========== Presentation in the temple

        • Psalm 71 ========== An old man's prayer
        • Psalm 84 ========== Pilgrimage song
        • Psalm 128 ========== Blessing for the devout

        Luke 1:68-79 ========== The benedictus

        • Romans 16:25-27 ========== Doxology
        • Ezra 3:7-13 ========== The resumption of worship
        • Psalm 72 ========== The promised King
        • Psalm 73 ========== Triumph of justice
        • Romans 8:1-17 ========== The life of the spirit

        Matthew 2:13-18 ========== Flight to Egypt -- Innocents

        • Exodus 19:3-8 ========== Yahweh promises a covenant
        • Psalm 54: ========== An appeal to the God of justice
        • Psalm 55: ========== Prayer in time of persecution
        • Hosea 11:1-4 ========== God's love despised, his vengeance
        • Jeremiah 31 ========== God loved you
        • Hebrews 11 ========== On faith

        Matthew 2:1-12 ========== Visit of the Magi

        • Psalm 23 ========== The Lord is my shepherd
        • Psalm 72 ========== The promised king

        Matthew 2:19-23 ========== Return from Egypt

        • Genesis 22 ========== The sacrifice of Isaac
        • Psalm 127 ========== Trust in providence
        • Matthew 6:25-34 ========== God and money, trust in providence

        Luke 2:51-52 ========== Obedience of Jesus

        • Sirach 3 ========== Duties toward parents
        • Phil 4:10-20 ========== Paul's thanksgiving prayer
        • Colossians 3:12-17 ========== You are God's chosen race
        • Hebrews 2:9-18 ========== Jesus is crowned with glory

        Luke 2:41-50 ========== Finding in the temple

        • Matthew 12:46-50 ========== True kinsmen of Jesus
        • Matthew 19:10-12 ========== Continence
        • 1 Timothy 6:11-16 ========== Timothy's vocation recalled

        Matthew 2:23 ========== He will be called a Nazarene

        • Deut 11:18-21 ========== Keep my words with you
        • Exodus 6:20-25 ========== Genealogy to David

        Colossians 3:1-4 ========== Hidden in Jesus

        • Romans 12:ff-15:ff ========== Paul's exhortation
        • 2 Timothy 1:6-11 ========== The gifts Timothy has received

        TWO STANDARDS

        John 8:31-51 ========== Pharisees, the devil is your father

        • Galatians 5:16-25 ========== Fruits of the flesh vs. fruits of the Spirit
        • Ephesians 6:10-20 ========== The spiritual war
        • James 3:1-12 ========== Uncontrolled language--sin

        Revelation 12:1-6 ========== Dragon making war on.... offering

        • Mark 4:1-20 ========== Parable of the sower
        • 2 Thess. 2:4-12 ========== Mystery of iniquity at work
        • Matthew 13:24-30 ========== Weeds and wheat parable
        • 1 Peter 5:6-11 ========== Devil goes about as a roaring lion

        1 Timothy 6:3-10 ========== Self conceit, love of money

        • Luke 6:17-26 ========== Beatitudes
        • Philippians 2:1-18 ========== Preserve unity in humility
        • Matthew 8:18-22 ========== Hardships of the Apostolic calling
        • Mark 10:35-45 ========== Sons of Zebedee make their request

        1 Peter 2:18-3 --3:17 ========== Slaves be obedient to your masters

        • Philippians 3:7-16 ========== Because of Christ we consider all worthless
        • 1 John 4:1-6 ========== Enemies of Christ
        • 1 Peter 4:12--5:11 ========== Recapitulation
        • Romans 8:38-39 ========== What will separate us from Christ

        Matthew 5:10-12 ========== Blessed are you when men reject you

        • Matthew 18:1-5 ========== Who is the greatest
        • Mark 6:30-44 ========== Christ feeds the 5,000

        THREE CLASSES OF PEOPLE

        Luke 18:18-30 ========== The rich young man

        • Luke 9:57-62 ========== Apostolic hardships
        • Luke 12:13-21 ========== The parable of the rich fool
        • Luke 16:19-31 ========== The rich young man and Lazarus
        • Matthew 6:24-34 ========== God and money
        • 2 Cor 6:1-10:12 ========== Fellow workers for Christ
        • Matthew 25:14-30 =========The parable of the talents

        PUBLIC LIFE OF JESUS

        Luke 3:1-20 ========== The preaching of John the Baptist

        • Luke 7:18-20 ========== John the Baptist's question
        • Isaiah 50:4-11 ========== Third song of the servant of Yahweh
        • Romans 8:18-39 ========== Glory as our destiny

        Matthew 3:13ff ========== Jesus leaves home

        • Psalm 42 ========== Lament of a Levite in exile
        • Psalm 63 ========== Desire for God
        • Mark 3:31-35 ========== Who are my mother and brothers?
        • Luke 14:25-33 ========== Renouncing all that one holds dear

        Matthew 3:13-17 ========== Baptism at the Jordan

        • Matthew 3:1-12 ========== The preaching of John the Baptist
        • Acts 10:34-38 ========== The good news brought by Christ

        Romans 6:1-14 ========== We were baptized into his death

        • Luke 3:21-38 ========== Jesus is baptized--his genealogy

        Matthew 4:1-11 ========== Jesus is tempted in the desert

        • Hebrews 4:14-5:10 ========== The word of God; Christ the priest
        • Hebrews 10:1-18 ========== The old sacrifices are ineffective
        • Romans 5:18-21 ========== Adam; Jesus Christ
        • Luke 4:1-13 ========== Jesus is tempted
        • Jeremiah 31;31-34 ========== The new covenant

        Hebrews 2:14-18 ========== Essential he should be like his brothers

        • Psalms 91 ========== God's protection
        • Psalm 94 ========== The justice of God
        • Mark 8:31-33 ========== The first prophecy of the passion

        Luke 4:16-30 ========== Jesus at Nazareth

        • Isaiah 41 ========== Calling of Cyrus
        • Isaiah 61 ========== The mission of the prophet
        • Matthew 13:10-17 ========== Why Jesus speaks in parables
        • Luke 4:16-30 ========== Jesus at Nazareth
        • Luke 4:31-44 ========== Jesus begins his ministry by curing of a demoniac
        • Isaiah 42:1-4 ========== First song of the servant of Yahweh
        • Ephesians 5:6-21 ========== Against loose living
        • James 1:1-18 ========== Trials a privilege

        CALLS OF THE APOSTLES

        Luke 5:1-11 ========== I will make you fishers of men

        • Matthew 4:18-22 ========== I will make you fishers of men
        • Matthew 9:9-17 ========== The call of Matthew, joy of the call
        • Matthew 10 ========== The apostolic discourse
        • Luke 16:13 ========== Serve only one master
        • Matthew 19 ========== The aspects of the call
        • Matthew 10:17-23 ========== On the persecution of missionaries
        • 2 Cor 1:19-20 ========== He is our Yes

        John 1:35-51 ========== The call of John, Andrew, Peter

        • Matthew 23:8-12 ========== All brothers, only one master, Christ
        • Luke 22:24-30 ========== Who is the greatest
        • John 15:9-17 ========== Keep my commandments
        • John 4:1-42 ========== The woman at the well

        OLD TESTAMENT CALLS

        Exodus 3 =======The call of Moses

        • Genesis 12 ========== The call of Abraham
        • 1 Samue l 3 ========== The call of Samuel
        • Isaiah 6:1-9 ========== The call of Isaiah
        • Jeremiah 1:1-3 ========== The call of Jeremiah
        • Ezekiel 1-3 ========== The call of Ezekiel

        THREE DEGREES OF HUMILITY

        Luke 6: 20-23 ========= Beatitudes

        • Acts 5: 40-42 ========== The flogging of the apostles
        • 1 Peter 4:12-16 ========== Recapitulation--insults for Christ

        2 Cor 6: 4-10 ========== Servants -- fortitude in suffering

        • 1 Cor 1: 21-32 ========== Foolishness of God is wiser than men
        • 2 Cor 4: 4-7 ========== Preach Jesus as Lord
        • James 2 ========== Works and service go with faith

        PUBLIC LIFE CONTINUED

        John 2: 1-12 ========== The miracle at Cana

        • Matthew 15:21-28 ========== Daughter of the Canaanite woman
        • Matthew 13:44-46 ========== The parable of the treasure and the pearl
        • Luke 14:15-24 ========== Invited guest who made excuses

        John 4:1-42 ========== The woman at the well

        Luke 11:1-13 ========== Jesus at prayer

        • Luke 11:1-4 ========== Our Father
        • Luke 11:5-11 ========== Friend to friend
        • Luke 11:12-13 ========== Father to child
        • Luke 18:1-8 ========== Persistence
        • Luke 9:18-21 ========== Peter's profession of faith
        • Luke 5:15-16 ========== Going to be alone and pray
        • Luke 6:12-16 ========== Prayer before the choice of the twelve
        • Luke 18:9-14 ========== The Pharisee and the Publican
        • Matthew 14:13-21 ========== First miracle of the loaves
        • Isaiah 63:7-19 ========== Psalm of reconciliation
        • Galatians 4:6-7 ========== Spirit cries, Abba Father
        • Romans 8:14-17 ========== Children of God

        Luke 19:47-48 ========== Jesus preaching

        • John 2:13-25 ========== The cleansing of the temple
        • Matthew 6:1-6 ========== Almsgiving in secret
        • Psalms 119:137-152 ========== Zeal for your Father's house
        • Luke 10:29-37 ========== The parable of the good Samaritan
        • Luke 21:1-4 ========== The parable of the widows mite
        • Matthew 25:14-30 ========== The parable of the talents

        Luke 6:17-49 ========== The sermon on the mount

        • Isaiah 58 ========== Inward religion must be observances
        • Matthew 5,6,7, ========== The sermon on the mount
        • John 6:1-15 ========== The multiplication of the loaves
        • John 6:22-71 ========== The bread of life discourse

        Matthew 14:22-33 ========== Jesus walks on the water

        • Psalm 91 ========== God's protection
        • Psalm 107 ========== God our refuge in all dangers
        • Matthew 8:23-27 ========== Jesus calms the storm

        John 10:1-18 ========== Jesus, the door to the sheepfold

        • Psalm 23 ========== The Lord is my shepherd
        • Ezekiel 34 ========== Search for my sheep

        Luke 10:38-42 ========== Jesus with Martha and Mary

        • Luke 4:1-3 ========== The temptation in the wilderness
        • Luke 18:15-17 ========== Jesus with the children
        • Luke 19:41-44 ========== Lament for Jerusalem
        • John 12:1-11 ========== The anointing at Bethany
        • Matthew 26:6-10 ========== The anointing at Bethany

        John 11:1-44 ========== The raising of Lazarus

        • Psalm 130 ========== From the depths I call to you
        • Ezekiel 37:1-14 ========== Dry bones
        • John 6:22-71 ========== The bread of life discourse
        • Luke 18:35-43 ========== The healing of the blind man

        Luke 8:4-15 ========== The parable of the sower

        • Ephesians 6:19ff ========== Speak the Gospel of Jesus without fear
        • Revelations 12:1-17 ========== The vision of the woman and the dragon

        Luke 10:29-37 ========== The Good Samaritan--love

        • Ezekiel 34 ========== Search for my sheep
        • Luke 10:38-42 ========== Martha and Mary

        Luke 16:1-13 ========== The Crafty Stewart

        • Isaiah 9;1-7 ========== Ephiphany
        • John 3:16-21 ========== Live in the light

        Luke 9:28-36 ========== Transfiguration


        THE THIRD WEEK

        Passion and Death of Our Lord


        Matthew 21:1-17 ========== Jesus enters Jerusalem

        • Luke 13:34-35 ========== Jerusalem admonished
        • Luke 19:41-44 ========== Lament for Jerusalem
        • Psalm 93 ========== The majesty of God
        • Psalm 118 ========== God's love is everlasting!

        Matthew 26:1-14 ========== The anointing at Bethany

        • John 11:45-54 ========== The Jewish leaders decide the fate of Jesus
        • Psalm 27 ========== In God's company there is no fear

        Luke 22:7-23 ========== Last supper

        • Exodus 12:1-14 ========== The Passover
        • Exodus 24:1-11 ========== Covenant ratified
        • Psalm 113 ========== To God glorious, the merciful
        • Psalm 114 ========== Hymn for Passover
        • Psalm 115 ========== The on true God
        • Psalm 116 ========== Thanksgiving
        • Psalm 117 ========== Summons to praise
        • Psalm 118 ========== Processional hymn, -- tabernacles
        • Matthew 26:20-30 ========== Treachery of Judas, last supper

        John 13:1-15 ========== Jesus washes the disciples feet

        • Matthew 20:17-23 ========== Third prophecy of the passion
        • John 15:12-17 ========== No greater love
        • John 17:1-26 ========== Priestly prayer of Christ

        Luke 22:39-46 ========== Agony in the garden

        • Mark 14:32-42 ========== Agony in the garden
        • John 15:18-27 ========== The hostile world
        • Hb. 4:14--5:10 ========== Christ the high priest
        • John 18:1-19 ========== Betrayal by Judas

        Luke 22:54-62 ========== Peter's denials

        • Jeremiah 11:18-23 ========== Jeremiah persecuted in his own town
        • Psalm 22 ========== My God, why have you forsaken me
        • Psalm 23 ========== The Lord is my shepherd
        • John 10:1-18 ========== The Good Shepherd

        John 18:12-24 ========== Jesus before Annas and Caiphas

        • Psalm 64 ========== The punishment of slanders
        • Psalm 69 ========== Lament
        • Psalm 70 ========== A cry of distress

        Matthew 26:57-68 ========== Night session with the Sanhedrin

        • Luke 22:66-71 ========== Morning session with the Sanhedrin
        • 1 Peter 2:1-10 ========== New priesthood, integrity
        • Psalm 142 ============ Prayer of a hunted man
        • Psalm 143 ========== A humble entreaty
        • Isaiah 50:4-7 ========== Third song of the servant
        • Matthew 27:3-10 ========== The death of Judas

        Matthew 26:69-75 ========== Denial of Peter

        Luke 22:54-62 ========== Denial of Peter

        Luke 23:1-7 ========== Jesus before Pilate

        • Psalm 38 ========== Prayer in distress
        • Psalm 40 ========== Prayer of praise--prayer for help
        • Psalm 102 ========== Prayer in misfortune
        • Isaiah 52:13ff ========== Suffering servant
        • Isaiah 53:12ff ========== Suffering servant

        Luke 23:8-25 ========== Jesus before Herod and Pilate

        John 18:28--1:16 ========== Last trial with Pilate

        Matthew 27:26-31 ========== Scourging, crowning with thorns

        • 1 Cor 1:17-31 ========== Shame the wise by choosing the weak
        • 2 Cor 4:7-18 ========== Trials and hopes of the Apostolate
        • Romans 5 ========== Christ died for us while we were still sinners

        Luke 23:26-32 ========== The Way of the Cross

        Matthew 27:32ff ========== The Way of the Cross

        Luke 23:33-46 ========== Crucifixion

        • Psalm 22 ========== My God, why have you forsaken me
        • Psalm 31 ========== Prayer in time of ordeal
        • Psalm 88 ========== Lament
        • Philippians 2:6-11 ========== He empties himself for us
        • Galatians 2:17-21 ========== Good news as proclaimed by Paul

        John 19:17-37 ========== Crucifixion

        • John 19:25-27 ========== Seven last words
        • John 19:28-30 ========== Seven last words
        • Matthew 27:46-47 ========== Seven last words

        Luke 23:47-54 ========== Jesus taken down from the cross

        • Isaiah 42:1-9 ========== First song of the suffering servant
        • 1 Cor 1:17-31 ========== True wisdom and false
        • Hebrews 9:11 -28 =========Christ seals the new covenant with his blood

        Luke 23:52-56 ========== Burial

        HOLY SATURDAY

        Psalm 42 ========== Lament for Levite in exile

        • Psalm 74 ========== The destruction of the temple
        • Psalm 130 ========== From the depths
        • Wisdom 3:1-9 ========== Destines of good and bad men
        • Wisdom 4:7-15 ========== Premature death of virtuous men
        • 1 Peter 3:18-- 4:19 ========== Resurrection 7 the descent to hell


        THE FOURTH WEEK

        Resurrection and Contemplation to Obtain Divine Love

        JESUS APPEARS TO MARY

        Psalm 116 ========== Thanksgiving

        Luke 1:46-55 ========== The Magnificat

        Ephesians 1:3-14 ========== God's plan of salvation

        Mark 16:1-8 ========== Jesus appears to the women

        • Psalm 2 ========== The messianic drama
        • Psalm 19 ========== Yahweh, sun of righteousness
        • Psalm 24 ========== Hymn for solemn entry to the sanctuary
        • Psalm 118 ========== Processional hymn feast of the tabernacles

        John 20:11-18 ========== Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene

        • Isaiah 30:19-26 ========== The coming of prosperity
        • Isaiah 35:1-10 ========== The judgement of God
        • Isaiah 43 ========== Liberation of Israel

        Luke 24:13-35 ========== Appearance on the road to Emmaus

        • Psalm 62 ========== Hope in God alone
        • Acts 10:34-43 ========== Good news of peace brought by Christ
        • 1 Cor 1:17 ========== True wisdom and the false
        • Ephesians 1:15-23 ========== Triumph and supremacy of Christ

        Luke 24:36-49 ========== Jesus appears to the Apostles

        • Hosea 6:1-3 ========== Third day he will raise us up
        • Ezekiel 37:1-14 ========== Dry bones
        • Acts 2:22-32 ========== Preaching the resurrection
        • 1 Cor 15 ========== The fact of the resurrection
        • Philippians 3:7-14 ========== I count all as lost that I have Christ

        Philippians 4:4-9 ========== The Lord is very near

        • Galatians 5:1-6 ========== Christian liberty
        • 1 Peter 4:7-19 ========== Hold unfailing in your love for one another

        John 21 ========== Appearances to the Apostles omn Lake Tiberius

        • Luke 22:31-34 ========== Peter's denial and repentance foretold
        • 2 Cor 1:3-7 ========== Father is a gentle Father
        • 2 Peter 1:12-13 ========== The apostolic witness

        Matthew 28:16-20 ========== Mission to the World

        • Isaiah 43:8-13 ========== Yahweh alone is God
        • John 14:15-31 ========== The sending of the Spirit
        • Colossians 1:15-20 ========== Christ the head of all creation

        Acts 1:1-11 ========== Ascension

        • Luke 24:44-53 ========== Ascension last instructions to the apostles
        • Revelations 21:1-7 ========== The heavenly Jerusalem

        Acts 9:1-22 ========== Conversion of Paul

        THE CONTEMPLATION TO ATTAIN DIVINE LOVE

        Point One

        Psalm 104 ========== The glories of creation

        1 John 4:7--5:4 ========== Love and faith

        Psalm 136 ========== Litany of thanksgiving

        1 Cor 4:7-13 ========== Servants of Christ

        Ephesians 4:10 ========== Christ fills all things

        Point Two

        Psalm 139 ========== The praise of God's omniscience

        Hosea 11:1-4 ========== When Israel was a child

        Isaiah 54:5-10 ========== The love of Yahweh

        Point Three

        Psalm 136 ========== Litany of thanksgiving

        John 3:16-17 ========== God loved the world so much He sent His Son

        Hebrews 1:1-7 ========== Greeting, new heart

        Romans 8:14-39 ========== Children of God

        Point Four

        Ephesians 1:3-14 ========== God's plan of salvation

        1 John 1:1-4 ========== The incarnate word

        Background

        Exodus 15:1-18 ========== Song of victory

        Deut 11:1-32 ========== Canticle of Moses

        Job 38:1--42:1-6 ========== Injunctions to Israel

        Colossians 1:9-23 ========== Reach full knowledge

        Colossians 3:1-4 ========== Life-giving union with Christ

        Colossians 3:12-17 ========== You are God's chosen race

        1 John 3:1-3 ========== Live as God's children

        1 John 5:1-21 ========== Love God's children

        Ephesians 3:4-21 ========== Know the love of Christ

        Revelations 21:1-8 ========== New heaven, new earth

        Revelations 22:1-21 ========== Spirit and the Bride say come

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