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Proper 22 - Year A

Meditation on Matthew 21: 33-46

Gaze, not on this story, but another
scene of attack, that will take place
a little later in Matthew’s Gospel,
when the violence predicted here
against the son and heir finally takes
place. Gaze as the ‘tenants’ approach
him in Gethsemane with swords and
clubs, as if he’s a rebel, to be arrested.
Hear Jesus exclaim, not without irony,
‘Am I leading a rebellion?’ Gaze at him
bound by the temple guard, the rope...

Taken from Gazing on the Gospels Year A by Judith Dimond

Published by SPCK

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