June 10, 2021

Mt 5:20-26

Jesus’ teaching in this part of the sermon is more radical than that of the scribes. Though they might be seen as fulfilling the law, they do not really understand the depth and breadth of it. In the first of the six antitheses, Jesus tells his followers that they must set aside anger and any behavior that might potentially lead to murder. They must always be willing to reconcile.

Help me to name and claim not only my anger, but even the smallest irritation toward my sisters and brothers. And even if my efforts to reconcile are not acknowledged or reciprocated, help me to let go and love like you

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