Faith in action

Our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King: Mt 25:31-46

“When the Son of Man comes as King and all the angels with him, he will sit on his royal throne,

32 and the people of all the nations will be gathered before him. Then he will divide them into two groups, just as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.

33 He will put the righteous people on his right and the others on his left.

34 In the same way the servant who had received two thousand coins earned another two thousand.

35 But the servant who had received one thousand coins went off, dug a hole in the ground, and hid his master’s money.

36 After a long time the master of those servants came back and settled accounts with them.

Then the servant who had received one thousand coins came in and said, ‘Sir, I know you are a hard man; you reap harvests where you did not sow, and you gather crops where you did not scatter seed.

I was afraid, so I went off and hid your money in the ground. Look! Here is what belongs to you.’

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