June 2, 2021

Mk 12:18-27

The intent of the Jewish leaders is to trap Jesus with their question much like the question posed to him in yesterday’s Gospel about paying taxes to the emperor. Without hesitation, Jesus puts it right back on them. His wisdom shines a light on their ignorance of God’s law and eternal life. They are “greatly misled”.

I know that I cannot rely on myself or others for understanding your will and your ways. When I cannot hold fast to you, I pray you hold on to me.

 

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