Love is the catalyst of creation.
“Behold, the hour is coming and has arrived when each of you will be scattered to his own home and you will leave me alone. But I am not alone, because the Father is with me. I have told you this so that you might have peace in me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world.”
The same men who told Jesus that they believed that he came from God…would shortly abandon him. Jesus knew this would happen…but did not reject them because of it or scold them or threaten any sort of reprisal.
What his followers believed…apparently wasn’t that important.
The love of God didn’t appear to depend on their belief at all.
Don’t we all do the same thing?
We repeatedly turn away from God (or if you prefer…we turn away from doing what is good and loving) only to be forgiven and accepted over and over again.
In response to the disciples’ impending abandonment…Jesus offered peace.
That’s because the love, mercy, forgiveness and compassion of God are unconditional.
God is Love and we are God’s beloved daughters and sons.
So take courage. Love wins!
That, my friend, is transforming and truly Good News!
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