“Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be uprooted (Matthew 15:13). This scripture in today’s gospel (MT 15:1-2, 10-14) reminds me of
(Commentary on 8/4/14 readings) “And Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah the prophet: Listen to this, Hananiah! The LORD has not sent you” (Jeremiah 28:15).
“But the hand of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, protected Jeremiah, so they did not hand him over to the people to be put to death“ (Jeremiah
“A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and his own house” (Matthew 13:57). In today’s gospel, Jesus’ native people rejected his