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

Day 318: The Narrow Gate, the Lost Sheep, and the Prodigal Son (2022)

November 14th, 2022  •  33 mins 46 secs  •  Download (31.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Fr. Mike confronts the hard truth Jesus preaches in today's readings: Many people will ultimately choose hell over heaven. While this can be deeply distressing, Fr. Mike reminds us to focus on Jesus's directive to each one of us: "[You] Strive to enter through the narrow gate." In the second part of today's commentary, Fr. Mike reflects on two of Jesus' most well-known parables: the parable of the Lost Sheep and the parable of the Prodigal Son. Today's readings are Luke 13-16 and Proverbs 26:10-12.