"So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

*To Be Perfect

        Today's alternate Communion antiphon, Matthew 19.21: If you would be perfect, go, sell what you have, give to the poor, and follow me, says the Lord to the young man who wished to gain eternal life. If we do not actually do as advised by the Lord, we should at least be detached from all material goods to the point that we would be willing to give them up if need be. Again, intention comes into play.

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