Monday, June 17, 2024

Jesus cries for Jerusalem, which will be desolate for not having recognized God

Jesus cries for Jerusalem, which will be desolate for not having recognized God
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Pili Piñero
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Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time
Gospel text
Lk 19:41-44
As Jesus drew near Jerusalem, he saw the city and wept over it
Gospel's Commentary
Today we are overwhelmed by the sobbing of Christ at the sight of Jerusalem. Why did He cry for her? “For the days are coming upon you when your enemies will raise a palisade against you; they will encircle you and hem you in on all sides. They will smash you to the ground and your children within you, and they will not leave one stone upon another within you.” That happened! Why did it happen? “Because you did not recognize the time of your visitation.” - How many times has Jesus visited you? Time - also the time of God's visit – is meant to be "used", to answer, not to pretend to be deaf...

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