César Fernández-Stoll

César Fernández-Stoll
Versión hispana

Friday, December 14, 2012

To what can I compare the people of this day?



 Indiferencia de los judíos
Gospel text (Mathew 11,13-19): Jesus spoke to the crowds: «Now, to what can I compare the people of this day? They are like children sitting in the marketplace, about whom their companions complain: ‘We played the flute for you but you would not dance. We sang a funeral-song but you would not cry!’. For John came fasting and peo­ple said: ‘He is possessed’. Then the Son of Man came, he ate and drank, and people said: ‘Look at this man! A glutton and drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’. Yet the outcome will prove Wisdom to be right».
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