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Looking More Closely at the Word
Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

February 17, 2019
Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
et al

• Words,     Phrases
To the point
• First Two     Readings
• Experience

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Flesh or God?

Jesus first congratulates those who are poor, hungry, weeping and excluded, and he issues woes to those “who are rich, full, laughing, and well thought of.”

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The Word Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Open to the Super-natural

If there is no supernatural order, the Sermon on the Mount makes no sense. But neither do our liturgies, their holy acts and words.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Rich and Poor

God is the ultimate arbiter of true honor, and the honor God bestows is unsurpassable. When God honors the socially unfortunate, everyone will know their true status.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

John Chrysostom

When Paul said, We possess nothing, and yet we have everything, what did he mean by “everything”?

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

We are forgiven sinners. We have been brought into a new relationship with God through Christ, a relationship that, if it is real, must issue in an ultimate consummation beyond this present existence.

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