1- The Old Testament or “the Old Covenant” are the Holy Books, inspired and revealed by God to the patriarchs, prophets, hagiographs and other writers, before and about the coming of Christ the Messiah
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All of Jesus’ parables contain, in different ways, the proclamation of the paradoxical logic of God’s Kingdom. They do not explain this logic, as if it were something abstract to be learned by heart: it is not sufficient to study it in order to know it
The diatribe which in Matthew’s Gospel confronts Jesus to the Pharisees and the chiefs of the tribes finds its climax in this chapter 23, from which we read today the first twelve verses
The Pharisees were always keen on embarrassing Jesus (Mt 22: 18- 35). A sure way was to lead him to the slippery field of the interpretation of the Law, a very complex subject. The ancient Law was interpreted in multiple and precise precepts
We do not leave Jerusalem, spiritually. We walk from the Calvary to the Tomb, after having gone through the Via Dolorosa, among people who pray, others who laugh, others who are only worried by selling something to the “infidel Nazarenes”.
Dear “people” of the Cross, the golden one, which you carry on your chests and deep in your hearts, symbol not just of your Equestrian Order, with the typical Jerusalem cosmic cross