Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeff Cavins reflects on the readings for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Sunday Readings are:

First Reading: Sirach 15:15-20
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:6-10
Alleluia: Matthew 11:25
Gospel: Matthew 5:17-37



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Jeff Cavins

For thirty years, Jeff has dedicated his life to developing The Great Adventure, the visually engaging and interactive Bible study system that enables students to understand the chronological flow of Scripture. As the founding host of EWTN’s Life on the Rock, he has been recognized both nationally and internationally as an exciting public speaker who has a deep love for Jesus Christ and who communicates his zeal with clarity and enthusiasm. Jeff, his wife Emily, and their daughters live in Minnesota.

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  • Peter D

    This reminds us that what we do and the laws that we follow are God’s laws…directly tied into allowing the Holy Spirit to govern and shape our life. Jesus reminds us of His way to fulfill the law — which requires courage and an open mind, but more importantly an open heart that is totally committed to God’s Love and the Goodness of God.

  • JoAnne

    I find it difficult to hear Jeff as the background hum and music gets louder around 2 minutes in. Please turn it way down or take it out all together. Thank you. I really appreciate the reflection.