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posted 1 Aug 2013, 16:18 by Lay Doms   [ updated 1 Aug 2013, 16:19 ]
Luke 12:13-21

The Gospel begins by introducing a man who wants Jesus to act as a mediator in a property dispute. “Master, tell my brother to give me a share of our inheritance.” It was quite common to bring such disputes to a rabbi to be solved. But Jesus has no interest whatever in dealing with this problem because it represents a point of view that is totally at variance with his own. Instead, Jesus gives a warning: "Be on your guard against avarice of any kind, for a person's life is not made secure by what he owns, even when he has more than he needs