Psalm 79

‘Even now as we walk amid passing things, you teach us by them to love the things of heaven.’[1]  How do we learn to love the things of heaven?  We do so by practicing faith, hope and charity.  Our faith is in God.  We hope to be with him forever. His help sustains us.  I never stop thanking God for all the graces you have received [2]. At his command, we love him and our brothers and sisters.   He sent his Son to us.  The Son has promised to return....
He will bring those wretches to a wretched end and will lease the vineyard to other tenants [1].We are the new tenants to whom the Lord now entrusts his property.  He has expelled our wicked predecessors who would not welcome his messengers or listen to his word and who put to death his Son.  We are making a fresh start.  Hope and joy accompanies a new beginning.  This is the Lord’s doing and it is wonderful to see? [2]  The new team is being trusted to do better. For...