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21st Sunday in OT (C)

Through the narrow door
LUKE 13:22–30
by Jacqui-Theresa Leiba

In this Sunday’s gospel, we see Jesus teaching and preaching through towns and villages on the way to Jerusalem. There is not much time left and He desires the conversion of hearts for the Kingdom of God. He is tireless in spreading His salvific message.

In response to “Sir, will there only be a few saved?” Jesus says “Try your best to enter by the narrow door…many will try to enter and will not succeed.” Jesus does not explicitly say what or where the narrow door is; though it does seem, by His words, that there is a certain best effort required.

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