Contributed by David Roth on Mar 2, 2015
Proper 18 (a) By nature we focus on ourselves, trying to be the greatest, to be Number One. But that leads to separation and loneliness. Christ has redeemed us, that we may be united with the Father and with each other. Therefore we live in love.
May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in Thy sight,
O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen.
“One is the loveliest number”
Our gospel reading today is in three parts. It opens with the disciples asking Jesus, yet again, who will