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Nov 12, 2023 |
The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: November 12, 2023| The Rev. Marissa S. Rohrbach
The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: November 12, 2023
As we near the end of the season of Pentecost, we hear the last few parables in Matthew's Gospel. These are part of Jesus's last discourse in Jerusalem before the crucifixion, so they're important pieces of the puzzle. In the parable for today, we hear the common themes of preparation and readiness. But what does the text have to say to us about compassion, joy, and the gifts God gave uniquely to each one of us?