June 15, 2018

Matthew 5:27-32

Jesus’ teaching about adultery points to the root cause of the sin, lust. He uses extreme metaphors to emphasize that it is far better to lose part of oneself than to risk the loss of salvation. His teaching about divorce is direct, beginning with rejecting the permission to divorce given by Moses in Deuteronomy 24:1.

I pray to be ever mindful of the effect my words and actions have upon others.

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A spiritual reflection on the daily readings that help cultivate a pattern of daily prayer and a deepening relationship with God


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