22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

22ndsundayordinarytimeEveryone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the man who humbles himself will be exalted.

The Word This Week

Humble behaviour is the mark of the Christian, as it always was the mark of someone “in favour with the Lord.” In the Gospel, we see Jesus watching the Pharisees: it’s almost amusing to picture them shuffling for the best places, the polite “After you!” to put themselves in a better position. How would they have reacted to his teaching? They may well have remembered the passage we read from the Old Testament, and realised that Jesus was teaching the teachers something they should be well aware of.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.