Lent 3. 2016 March 2nd- thinking in absolutes

Some of us have the tendency to think in absolutes

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(C)Br Luke Efo 2010 (C)Br Luke Efo 2010

Scripture: Matthew 5: 17-19

17 “Don’t think that I came to destroy the Torah or the Prophets. I didn’t come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18 For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the Torah, until all things are accomplished. 19 Whoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and teach others to do so, shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whoever shall do and teach them shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Reflection:

Most of us, have a tendency to think in absolutes. That before the new can start the old must be dealt with, perhaps disposed of. Jesus asks us not to think of endings, but of new beginnings. Notice also that the doing…

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