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In today’s Gospel from the Mass (Luke 18:9-14), Jesus courageously get’s in the face of the powerful Pharisees, exposing their false righteousness:

 [9] He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others: [10] “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. [11] The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, `God, I thank thee that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. [12] I fast twice a week, I give tithes of all that I get.’ [13] But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, `God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ [14] I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Jesus demonstrates the willingness to get in the face of His errant children to correct them:

Jesus is not afraid to “get in your face” when necessary.  He does it for our own good.

When He draws close to you, what will He see?