Scripture Readings

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Matthew 18:18-22, 19:1-2, 13-15 (Gospel)

18
Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
19
Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven.
20
For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.
21
Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?”
22
Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
1
Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these sayings, that He departed from Galilee and came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.
2
And great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them there.
13
Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them.
14
But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.”
15
And He laid His hands on them and departed from there.