Which of the two did the Father's Will?

Matthew 21:31
Ezekiel 18:25-28; Psalms 25:4-9; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32

The story is told of a rather tight-fisted elderly man who arrived at the Pearly Gates where he was greeted by an angel …

“Before I can open up the gates and let you in,” the angel said, “I must ask you a few questions. First question: “Were you a person of good intentions?” The man answered, “Yes, there were lots of good things I intended to do but I just never got around to doing them.”

Second Question: “Name the good deeds you performed in the last five years.” The man thought for a while, then said, “About two years ago a homeless beggar stopped me on the street and told me he hadn’t eaten anything in two days, so I gave him fifty cents. And about five years ago another homeless beggar asked me for help and I gave him fifty cents.”

Hearing this, the angel turned to Saint Peter, the Gatekeeper, and said, “What shall I do with this man?” Saint Peter…

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