Saturday, July 20, 2024

Jesus wants the world to “burn” with Love

Jesus wants the world to “burn” with Love
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Francesc Badia
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Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time
Gospel text
Lk 12:49-53
Jesus said to his disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!"
Gospel's Commentary
Today, Jesus Christ manifests Himself to us as the greatest "Pyromaniac" in the world: He would like to see the whole world burning in Love right now. The truth is that the ashes of the fires of hatred are still smoking: wars, attacks … Has the baptism of Jesus, His Cross, been useless then? Let us open our eyes! The newsreels mostly talk only about the smoke of the scandals. But if there is human civilization, it is because millions of human beings burn with love in their families; millions of professionals burn with love working honestly; millions of... - What's left of the Cross? Jesus Resurrected. He is the last word in "Fire" matters!

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