Showing posts with label Luke 11: 29-32. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Luke 11: 29-32. Show all posts

9 Mar 2017

Today’s Gospel: Luke 11: 29-32
Did you notice this Gospel reading opens when the crowds gathering around Jesus were actually increasing? Christ’s angry reaction to this growing number of followers is shocking at first glance. However, these people were really curiosity seekers, who were not humbly looking for the truth with open minds, but arrogantly seeking proof with closed hearts; all the while convinced Jesus was a phony. Jesus calls them evil because they demanded a sign to authenticate His claims.

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