St. Luke in today’s Gospel tells us of the lawyer who wished to embarrass our Lord, to disconcert Him. And he chooses to do so in a very subtle way, yet at the same time the question that he asked is of the utmost importance, not only for himself, but even for us today. What must I do to inherit eternal life? That’s the question all of us must ask. We must ask ourselves this question, and of course we must ask the Lord, who has already given us the answer. It is not the first time that our Lord was asked this question, remember the rich, young man “Good Master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” And what did our Lord respond? “Keep the Commandments. Which one?” replied the young man “Thou shall not kill, thou shall not commit adultery, thou shall not steal, honour your father and your mother”. “But” said the young man, “I’ve kept all of these.” “Very good”. The lawyer asks the question, “What must I do to inherit eternal life.” And the Lord asks him, “What do you read in the law?” John the Baptist was also asked that question: What must I do to inherit eternal life. To which he responded, “Be content with your wages.” At least that’s what he told the soldiers. “No extortion, no abuse, no violence.” But today what must we do? Well certainly, the first thing is to keep the Commandments… For Fr. Linus’ complete homily please listen to the Audio.