Tag: Matthew 12


30
Sep 2018
From Father Andrew Bahhi: Resist the Temptation to Judge

In Matthew 12, the Pharisees criticized the disciples for picking grains on the Sabbath. According to the Jewish law, there is no work on the Sabbath day, because it is for prayers and rest. You have to honor the day of the Lord. “How do you allow your disciples to do what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?” they asked. Jesus said do you remember that one day David gave food to people? I am very happy you memorized the law. But don’t try to find someone who made a......

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02
Sep 2018
A Call for Christian Love and Unity

Today’s gospel from Luke 11 speaks about 2 things. First, he speaks about the importance of prayer and to keep asking. And second, the importance of being “one” – a divided house cannot stand. So what does it mean “a divided house cannot stand”? We see this passage in 3 different gospels in which our Lord Jesus Christ says this. Luke 11, Mark 3 and Matthew 12. In response to the Pharisees’ accusation that Jesus was casting out demons by the power of Satan. And Jesus responds, and his argument to the......

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