Daily Readings for Wednesday October 07,2015
Season of Elijah-Cross-Moses
Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and to God the things that are God’s.
Reading 3, Heb 2: 1-4 : Those who reject salvation gets punishments
|1 ||Therefore we must pay the closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. |
|2 ||For if the message declared by angels was valid and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, |
|3 ||how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard him, |
|4 ||while God also bore witness by signs and wonders and various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his own will.|
Gospel, Lk 20: 20-26 : Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and to God the things that are God’s.
|20 ||So they watched him, and sent spies, who pretended to be sincere, that they might take hold of what he said, so as to deliver him up to the authority and jurisdiction of the governor. |
|21 ||They asked him, "Teacher, we know that you speak and teach rightly, and show no partiality, but truly teach the way of God. |
|22 ||Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or not?" |
|23 ||But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, |
|24 ||"Show me a coin. Whose likeness and inscription has it?" They said, "Caesar's." |
|25 ||He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." |
|26 ||And they were not able in the presence of the people to catch him by what he said; but marveling at his answer they were silent. |