WK 5A (2017)

We may squirm in our seats when we reflect on today’s Gospel Reading (Matt 5:17-37) as Jesus encourages us to prune all sin from our lives. Those who accepted Jesus’ challenge would begin to frame their lives differently. Jesus, for the first time, made adherence to the law a starting point to propel His followers beyond the mere letter of the law to the spirit of the law; to look beyond the law to the loving God who inspired it.

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