30th Friday of Ordinary Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD 30th Friday of Ordinary Time October 30, 2020 WORD of the DAY On a Sabbath he went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. In front of him there was a man suffering from dropsy. Jesus spoke to the scholars of the law and Pharisees in reply, asking, “Is it lawful to cure on the Sabbath or not?” But they kept silent; so he took the man and, after he had healed him, dismissed him. Then he said to them, “Who among you, if your son or ox falls into a cistern, would not immediately pull him out on the Sabbath day?” But they were unable to answer his question. (Luke 14: 1-6) How shall I live this Word? The situation that provokes the action of Jesus: “There was a man with dropsy”. It is not said how a man with dropsy can enter the house of the head of the Pharisees, but if he stands before Jesus it is because he wants to be cured. The Pharisees observe Jesus. It was a Sabbath day, and on the Sabbath it is...