READINGS: 1st Reading: Exodus 2:1-15: Pharaoh’s daughter finds Moses among the bulrushes.
Resp. Psalm: 69: Seek the Lord, you who are poor, and your hearts will revive.
Gospel: Matthew 11: 20-24: It will not go as hard with Sodom on Judgment Day as with you.
Apart from the three patriarchs of Israel-Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, one famous and very important person that stands out in the Old Testament was Moses. Moses was delivered as a baby from drowning in the River Nile by Pharaoh’s daughter upon which he derived his name. He had the passion to intervene for his countrymen but his deeds was misunderstood and his deeds later came to light and he had to become a fugitive. He later became Israel’s Prophet, Lawgiver and Deliverer.
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Christ Our Lord, is the fulfillment of the scriptures. However, those who were from the same place with Him rejected Him. He intervened and healed the people and yet they refused to believe in Him. What kind of people are we good or bad? Is our city a wicked city or a lovely place to be? As Christians, we are more privileged than the people of Chorazin and Bethsaida because we have a better understanding of who Jesus and the deposit of faith but if this expression remains only on the level of understanding then we might become rejected by God Himself at the end of our lives. May God grant us His blessings and Favour’s. Amen.