Let’s explore some of the themes in the readings for the 29th Sunday of the Year.
1st Reading – Exodus 17:8-13
- Moses, supported by Aaron and Hur, prays during a battle.
- With their physical help and God’s intervention, Israel was victorious.
Psalm – 121:1-8
- “Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.”
- Wherever we are in the world, God guards and guides us.
2nd Reading – 2nd Timothy 3:14-4:2
- Persist and remain faithful to what we have learned and believed.
- All Scripture is inspired by God and useful for daily life.
Gospel – Luke 18:1-8
- The dishonest judge responds to the persistent efforts of a widow.
- God will respond to our needs, but will the Son of Man find faith on earth?