Gospel of mary dating
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew , 24-29 Jesus said to his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
“Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew -16 Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth.
But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lamp stand, where it gives light to all in the house.
But it did not collapse; it had been set solidly on rock.” The Gospel of the Lord.
Commentary This passage concludes the extensive opening discourse in Matthew’s gospel regarding an overall picture of discipleship.
There is a parallel between Jesus beginning his teaching ministry and couples beginning their married lives.
Similar to this passage, the nuptial blessing in the marriage rite concludes with the hope of eternal fulfillment by praying, “May you…come at last to the kingdom of heaven.” Both stress that marriage has a cosmic dimension, for its fulfillment is in heaven.
The readings can be found in their entirety on this page, along with some commentary to offer context and highlight some of the prominent themes in each passage.Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.It pertains to Jesus’ foundational teachings for all who seek to follow him.Obviously, a particular reference to marriage is not included here.