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26 iunie 2018



Marti in Saptamana a cincea dupa Pogorarea Sfantului Duh

The Fifth Tuesday after Pentecost

Evanghelia Zilei

In vremea aceea fariseii, iesind din sinagoga, au facut sfat impotriva-I, ca sa-L piarda. Iisus insa, dandu-Si seama, a plecat de acolo. Si multi au venit dupa El si pe toti i-a vindecat. Dar le-a poruncit sa nu-L dea in vileag.

Atunci au adus la El un demonizat orb si mut si l-a vindecat, incat cel orb si mut vorbea si vedea. Iar multimile toate se mirau, zicand: „Oare nu este Acesta Fiul lui David?“ Fariseii insa, auzind, ziceau: „Acesta nu-i scoate pe demoni decat cu Beelzebul, capetenia demonilor“. Iar Iisus, cunoscand gandurile lor, le-a zis: „Orice imparatie care se dezbina in sinea ei se pustieste, si oricare cetate sau casa care se dezbina in sinea ei nu va dainui. Si daca Satana il scoate pe Satana, s'a dezbinat in sinea lui, dar atunci, cum va dainui imparatia lui? Si daca Eu ii scot pe demoni cu Beelzebul, fiii vostri cu cine ii scot? De aceea ei va vor fi judecatori. Dar daca Eu ii scot pe demoni cu Duhul lui Dumnezeu, iata ca imparatia lui Dumnezeu a ajuns la voi! Sau cum poate cineva sa intre in casa unui om tare si sa-i rapeasca lucrurile, daca mai intai nu-l va lega pe cel tare si pe urma sa-i prade casa? Cel ce nu este cu Mine e impotriva Mea, iar cel ce nu aduna cu Mine, risipeste”. (Matei 12, 14-16; 22-30)

The Daily Gospel

At that time the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. A large crowd followed him, and he healed all who were ill. He warned them not to tell others about him.

Then they brought him a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute, and Jesus healed him, so that he could both talk and see. All the people were astonished and said, “Could this be the Son of David?” But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, “It is only by Beelzebul, the prince of demons, that this fellow drives out demons.” Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand? And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your people drive them out? So then, they will be your judges. But if it is by the Spirit of God that I drive out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. Or again, how can anyone enter a strong man’s house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can plunder his house. Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.” (Matthew 12:14-16; 22-30)