Daily Archive: August 2, 2018

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“A PROPHET IS NOT WITHOUT HONOUR EXCEPT IN HIS OWN COUNTRY AND IN HIS OWN HOUSE” (Matt 13:57)

⏰Friday of the Seventeenth Week of Ordinary Time 2 (03 August 2018) 📖Jer 26:1-9; Ps 69:5, 8-10, 14 (R.v.14c); Matt 13:54-58 Overfamiliarity has indeed been the bane of many people; many have lost their blessings through that. Jeremiah’s message was probably rejected today because the people knew where he comes from (see Jer 26:1-9). In the same way, Jesus was not also recognized among his own people, and because of that, he did not performe many miracles there (cf. Matt 13:54-58). Obviously, the present rate of decline in faith in the world could not be completely dissociated from the development...