In Monday’s gospel, Jesus is asked to intervene in a family dispute.
His reply is surprising.
Though he is the judge of the world, he refuses to play the part of Judge Judy.
And what lesson does he teach to put things in perspective?
1) What is Jesus asked to do, and what is his response?
According to Luke 12:13-14:
One of the multitude said to him, “Teacher, bid my brother divide the inheritance with me.”
But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or divider over you?”
2) What, specifically, is the man asking Jesus to do?
This is not entirely clear:
· He may be asking Jesus to tell his brother to give him the portion of their family inheritance...READ MORE