In Luke’s Gospel we read the story of Jesus and Zacchaeus. Zacchaeus, as chief tax collector, was considered a very bad man in first-century Israel, but Christ greets him with love. It is the love of God that causes everything to be, and comes before everything we do. God does not love us because we do good; we do good because God loves us.
The Love of Predilection
Cycle AOrdinary TimeWeek 31
by Bishop Robert BarronNovember 3, 2019
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- John the Baptist, First Victim of the Cancel Culture
- “Dracula”: A Bland Betrayal of Vampire Lore
- In the Land of Zebulon and Naphtali
- Homely Holiness
- Atheism and the Problem of Beauty
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- The Gift of Baptism and Our Search for Meaning
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- Why the World’s Most Popular YouTuber Hates Twitter