First Reading ‡ Jeremiah 38:4-6.8-10
You bore me to be a man of strife for the whole world.
Responsorial ‡ Psalm 39:2-4.18
Lord, come to my aid!
Second Reading ‡ Hebrews 12:1-4
Let us bear patiently the struggle placed upon us.
Gospel ‡ Luke 12:49-53
I have come not to give peace, but discord.