Matthew 5:14-19

Gospel Reading July 19th (Matthew 5:14-19) This Gospel reading forms part of our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount. In this homily, Jesus outlines the kind of life that must be lead by those who seek the Kingdom of God. The Sermon on the Mount begins by detailing how those who belong to Jesus are poor in spirit; they mourn, they hunger, are peacemakers and thirst for what is right. Christ then continues and says to his Disciples: “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and [...]