What Would Happen If We Really Believe In The Eucharist?

Have you ever thought how much our doubts about the Real Presence cost us? Surveys reveal on 30% of Catholics really believe that Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. What does that cost us? Think about it.
According to our faith Jesus is present in every Eucharist in all of His Divinity and power. Every consecrated host contains the same power that created the universe. Hebrews 13:8 says that “Jesus is the same, yesterday, today and forever”. That means in the host we receive the same Jesus who healed the paralytic, fed 5,000 and raised Lazarus from the grave. Jesus healed everyone in the gospels who came to Him in faith. Do we act like we really believe this now?
Think about how we go up to Communion, to receive the Almighty God. Often we are busy greeting the people in the pews next to us or checking out who is there. Often people talk in line and the focus is on anything but Jesus. Too often our Communions are an empty ritual rather than an intimate encounter with the living God.
Think about how much this cost us. How much money do we spend running around from doctor to doctor, having tests and taking endless numbers of prescriptions with often terrible side effects? We exhaust our bank accounts and often end up in the donut hole with our prescriptions. Our medications make us miserable or limit our ability to function? Is the price worth it? Is this what God wants?
Wouldn’t Jesus have a better way? Could He not heal us? Is not His power in the Eucharist? Does He not want us to come to Him to trust in Him? Does He not want what is best for Us? Should we not be going to Him first before the doctors?
Jesus still heals people. I know priests back in Jersey who pray over people for healing while holding the Eucharist in the monstrance. They’ve told me they could feel Jesus’ power flowing through them. I’ve prayed with people before mass that they be totally opened to the graces Jesus wants to give them in the Eucharist. Operations became unnecessary. Biopsies were negative. Arthritis disappeared and mobility increased. Jesus is truly present in power in the Eucharist. With all that is happening it is time for us to open our minds and hearts to His awesome love and power.

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Author: ronquinlan

To me the message is what is important. Feel free to copy and use anything on this blog. Some pieces were originally published by Catholic Lane so please give them credit. I am a charismatic Roman Catholic and former Social Studies teacher in Catholic Schools. Pieces I've written have been published on Catholi Lane, Catholic Exchange and the Women of Grace blog.

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