Scripture Readings

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Luke 9:44-50 (Gospel)

44
Let these words sink down into your ears, for the Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men.
45
But they did not understand this saying, and it was hidden from them so that they did not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask Him about this saying.
46
Then a dispute arose among them as to which of them would be greatest.
47
And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a little child and set him by Him,
48
and said to them, “Whoever receives this little child in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me. For he who is least among you all will be great.”
49
Now John answered and said, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow with us.”
50
But Jesus said to him, “Do not forbid him, for he who is not against us is on our side.”