The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Day 304: Life Beyond Death (2022)

October 31st, 2022  •  23 mins 49 secs  •  Download (22 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Fr. Mike focuses on the powerful theme that connects all of our readings today- the reality of life beyond death. In the story of the martyrdom of the seven brothers in 2 Macabees, we see how the brothers and their mother fiercely reject the temptation to violate God's law, and boldly hold onto their hope in the resurrection of the dead. Our readings from Wisdom also remind us that death is not the end, because we know that eternal life is waiting for us beyond death. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 7, Wisdom 3-4, and Proverbs 24:27-29.