Scripture Readings

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Matthew 11:16-20 (Gospel)

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But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their companions,
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and saying: ‘We played the flute for you, And you did not dance; We mourned to you, And you did not lament.’
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For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’
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The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ But wisdom is justified by her children.
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Then He began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works had been done, because they did not repent: