Dec. 10, 2016 (Mt 17:9a, 10-13)

“So also will the Son of Man suffer at their hands.” Today’s gospel passage reminds us why Jesus was born in the manager in Bethlehem: to die on a cross in Jerusalem. Someone once wrote:”If there is no cross in the manager, there is no Christmas.” Without Good Friday, there is no Easter Sunday.

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One thought on “Dec. 10, 2016 (Mt 17:9a, 10-13)

  1. If I had been the Creator; after Adam and Eve had failed me, I probably would have said, “Scratch that experiment, let’s try again!”
    The infinite love of God would not allow it. True love has to allow for failures, successes, forgiveness and the whole gamut of those things we find that makeup the cement of a loving relationship with one another and with God.

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