Deuteronomy 30:15–20; 1 Corinthians 3:1–9; Matthew 5:21–37
Season after Pentecost | 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; (Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 1;) Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33
Nine trans Christians tell their stories.
In this week’s Gospel text, the piercing hyperbole about family and discipleship normally receives top billing homiletically. However, I am newly struck by Jesus’ words regarding building a tower.