Christian Art Today - Jesus casts out the Devil


Christ casting out the legion of Devils, by Bruce Connor, Jacquard tapestry, Conceived in 1987, woven 2003 © Paula Cooper gallery, New York

Christ casting out the legion of Devils, by Bruce Connor, Jacquard tapestry, Conceived in 1987, woven 2003 © Paula Cooper gallery, New York

Gospel of 9th July 2019 - Matthew 9: 32-37 -

A man was brought to Jesus, a dumb demoniac. And when the devil was cast out, the dumb man spoke and the people were amazed. 'Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel' they said. But the Pharisees said, 'It is through the prince of devils that he casts out devils.'

Jesus made a tour through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Good News of the kingdom and curing all kinds of diseases and sickness.

And when he saw the crowds he felt sorry for them because they were harassed and dejected, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, 'The harvest is rich but the labourers are few, so ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to his harvest.'

To read a reflection on the tapestry, see: www.christianart.today/daily-gospel-reading/106


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