Fr. Scott Hurd: Jesus will do what we ask him to do – when we ask what he wants us to ask.

Is Jesus a genie in a bottle? We might think so, given his words in today’s gospel: “If you ask anything of me in my name, I will do it.” Given this, instead of asking, “Show us the Father,” like Phillip did, we might be tempted to demand: “Show me the money!”

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“Ask and You Shall Receive.” – But there’s a catch …

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