Daily Word Of God
Jesus said, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it with? It is like a mustard seed which a man took and threw into his garden: it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air sheltered in its branches.’
Another thing he said, ‘What shall I compare the kingdom of God with? It is like the yeast a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour till it was leavened all through.’
Today's Pointers on God's Word
As you read the passage what words, phases or meanings caught your attention?
- In the Gospel today, the Kingdom of God that offers eternal life is presented as the central message of Jesus.
- In this passage, the Kingdom of God is shown as a small and imperceptible mustard seed that nonetheless eventually grew into a huge tree to provide shelter for the birds of the sky.
- Can you discern the signs of the Kingdom of God in the ordinary events of your life and sense the challenges of Jesus to grow and become His instrument of proclaiming the Good News to all people?