Humility Opens the Door to the Knowledge of God (Wed. June 9)

The word of the day is “instructed.”  We never outgrow our need for teaching.  Even the most learned among us can benefit from instruction that deepens our faith and guides us in the way of discipleship, the way of the Cross. Today in our reading of Acts 18:22-28, Luke introduces us to an erudite and persuasive teacher.  Yet, for all his knowledge, he still needed to be instructed so that “he could teach the faith more correctly” (vs. 26).  Thus, Luke, the historian of Acts, writes, “When Aquila and Priscilla heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately” (OSB vs. 26). Today, the example of a cultured man named Apollos teaches us…