First Reading – Leviticus 19:2,17-18
We imitate the holiness of God when we refuse to exact vengeance or bear a grudge against another.
Second Reading – 1 Corinthians 3:16-23
Paul gives us a profound reason why we should respect one another: we are the Temple of God.
Gospel Reading – Matthew 5:38-48
What makes the disciples of Jesus different from anyone else is their willingness to love as God loves.