Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed
for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to
be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
From today’s Gospel reading:
"And people will come from the east and the west
And from the north and the south
And will recline at table in the Kingdom of God."
When we enter the final and everlasting banquet, Jesus tells
us, we will be surprised at those enjoying the feast. God
has a pretty broad vision and we will be surprised at those
who "made it" through the narrow gate. If we accept this
vision of the end time, then we should start preparing for
it now. We need a change of glasses; we need to look at our
world through biblical lens and act accordingly.
So, we ask ourselves: