February 23, 2022

James 4: 13- 17

4:13 But who are you to judge your neighbor? Consider this, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into that city, and certainly we will spend a year there, and we will do business, and we will make our profit,”
4:14 consider that you do not know what will be tomorrow.
4:15 For what is your life? It is a mist that appears for a brief time, and afterwards will vanish away. So what you ought to say is: “If the Lord wills,” or, “If we live,” we will do this or that.
4:16 But now you exult in your arrogance. All such exultation is wicked.
4:17 Therefore, he who knows that he ought to do a good thing, and does not do it, for him it is a sin.

Mark 9: 37- 39

9:37 John responded to him by saying, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name; he does not follow us, and so we prohibited him.”
9:38 But Jesus said: “Do not prohibit him. For there is no one who can act with virtue in my name and soon speak evil about me.
9:39 For whoever is not against you is for you.