First Sunday of Lent Cycle A

I know we are in Cycle C, but this is my first homily that recently I just got to give as practice. It has some good points for this coming Sunday to consider.

The devil appears in both the first reading and the Gospel today. It is amazing to think that the devil could be so busy. Yes, he is. And don’t fool yourself, the devil is real. He appears as a serpent in the Garden of Eden to Adam and Eve, and he is able to twist the words of God, just a little to get them to doubt, to challenge, and to rebel against God. What did he say to evoke this reaction from our first parents? … Read More First Sunday of Lent Cycle A