A prophet like Moses [Sunday Homily, January 28, 2018]

Added 26 January 2018 by Bishop Robert Barron

It is of particular importance this week that we read the first reading and the Gospel together, for the former sheds enormous light on the latter. In the first reading, Moses assures the people: "The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like myself." Moses received the word from God, but this new prophet would be an authority greater than Moses. He would speak with the words of God. And in the Gospel reading from Mark, this is precisely who Jesus is revealed to be: the highest prophet and the Word of God made flesh.

Bishop Barron Homily for January 28, 2018
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time [Year B]

Mass Readings:

Reading 1 - Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Psalm - Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 7-9
Reading 2 - 1 Corinthians 7:32-35
Gospel - Mark 1:21-28


Bishop Robert Barron

Bishop Robert Barron

Los Angeles

Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of LA.

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