The world often feels like one big, gated community. Some gates are meant to keep certain people out and other gates are designed to keep certain people locked in. Today’s gospel reading may cause us to re-think the gates we encounter and the people who may be on the other side.

Scripture: Malachi 4:1-2; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 16:19-31

Song: "I Will Follow" written by Chris Tomlin, Jason Ingram & Reuben Morgan; performed by the Prince of Peace worship band