Daily Reflection

November 14, 2019

Gospel Reading: LK 17:20-25

“the Kingdom of God is among you” (Lk 17:21)

Jesus is realigning our understanding about the Kingdom of God. It is not a physical kingdom at all, it is an experiential reality. It is not something that will appear in time(history) but something we need to be awakened to. It is not something we build, but something we discover, the fruit not of our efforts but of grace, something received rather than something earned. Our eyes and hearts have to be opened to see this Kingdom already present amongst us. A good example would be what happened to the disciples on the way to Emmaus.

Further, he warns us against heralds who will announce His future coming (in glory) in a particular place. Jesus says no one will be in any doubt on that day, it will be so clear that all will see it. In that sense he is putting a lid on all theories about his future coming.

However, the way to glory will be after his rejection and death. Sweat, blood, darkness and death and then the golden rays of Easter dawn. Good Friday will always precede Easter Sunday; if that is the template for Jesus why should we expect anything different?

Reflection by Mathew Antony

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