Blue Eyed Ennis
Gospel and Reflection 1st June
Today's Gospel (Mark 12:13-17)
Some Pharisees and Herodians were sent to Jesus to ensnare him in his speech. They came and said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you are not concerned with anyone's opinion. You do not regard a person's status but teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.
Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not? Should we pay or should we not pay?"
Knowing their hypocrisy he said to them, "Why are you testing me?
Bring me a denarius to look at."
They brought one to him and he said to them, "Whose image and inscription is this?"
They replied to him, "Caesar's."
So Jesus said to them, "Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God."
They were utterly amazed at him.
So what belongs to Caesar, and what belongs to God?
If the Denarius belongs to Caesar because it bears Caesar's image,
then you and I belong to God because we bear God's image.
Nice sermon here
at Fr. Bloomfield's blog.
and another one here from a Friar's Life
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Gospel and reflection 1st June 2010
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