Saint James Fordham • Proper 29a • Tobias Haller BSG
When the Son of Man comes in his glory… he will separate people from one another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
Someone once said that the world is divided into two sorts of people: the sorts of people who divide the world into two sorts of people, and those who don’t. Well, it would seem from today’s readings that the Son of Man, when he comes in power and great glory, will turn out to be exactly the sort of person who divides the world into two sorts of people: those who are blessed by his Father, and those who are accursed. There is no middle ground, no room for compromise, and no appeal. This is nothing other than the Last Judgment...
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