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Kingdom of the Poor

Posted by Dr. John Bergsma on 01.31.11 |Beatitudes, David, Kingdom, Mass, Poor, Sunday

Sermon Mount

In the readings for last week’s Sunday Mass, we saw Jesus as the fulfillment of Isaiah’s prophecy (Isaiah 9) that a divine king, a Son of David, would appear in the north of Israel and give light to the people there.

In the readings for todays’ Mass (4th Sunday of Ordinary Time), we see Jesus explaining what kind of kingdom he rules: a kingdom of the “poor in Spirit”:

When Jesus saw the crowds, he…  [Continue Reading]


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