Our Eternal Inheritance

Parable of the Rich Fool

Ephesians 2:1-10; Luke 12:13-21

Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to share the inheritance with me.” He replied to him, “Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator?”

Jesus refused to get roped into a property dispute between brothers.… Read the rest

Before the Angels of God

Russian icon of St. Stephen

28th Week in Ordinary Time, Saturday (Year II)

Luke 12:8-12 

Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God. But whoever denies me before others will be denied before the angels of God.”

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More Precious than Sparrows

28th Week in Ordinary Time, Friday (Year II)

Luke 12:1-7

Meanwhile, so many people were crowding together that they were trampling one another underfoot.

Sounds like rush hour in a New York City subway. In another manuscript of Luke, the crowds were “choking each other.”… Read the rest