When Israel begins to long for a new David, the true David and true king of the world, we witness the longing for God. Jesus Christ is precisely this king: the Davidic king, and God ruling his creation. His ministry reveals the nature of his kingship, from the manger to the cross.
Reading 1 – Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
Psalm – Psalm 23:1-2, 2-3, 5-6
Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
Gospel – Matthew 25:31-46