To speak words of grace, we must first name the powers and principalities that hold us captive.
Season after Pentecost | 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 (Psalm 34:15-22); Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69 | Semi-continuous first reading: 1 Kings 8:(1,6,10-11), 22-30, 41-43 (Psalm 84)
The disciples remember every miracle that Jesus did, every truth that he proclaimed.
Before judging individuals for their sin, we should try to understand the forces of evil influencing them.