― To the upright I will show the saving power of God—Ps 49(50):8–9, 16–17, 21, 23. Matthew 10:34–11:1. ∙ Learn to do good and search for justice. ∙ Dear Lord, at first glance all the readings today is very daunting. Isaiah tells us of God thundering on about rejecting all sacrifices, the psalmist says that God doesn’t want any more bulls or goats and you tell us that you have come to bring a sword not peace. But we know you better than that. ∙ You also tell us that we must put [...].