Let us not stray from Jesus

The Christians of the first generation were greatly interested in the tests and the tensions Jesus had to overcome to remain faithful to God and to live always as his partner in the project of bringing about a more human and dignified life for everybody. The account...

The power of the Gospel

The episode of a surprising and unexpected catch of fish in the Sea of Galilee has been edited by the evangelist Luke to encourage the Church when it experiences that all its efforts to communicate its message fail.  What we are told is very clear: we should put our...

Deprived of the prophetic spirit

We know that historically the opposition to Jesus developed slowly:  the distrust of the scribes, the irritation of the teachers of the Law and the rejection on the part of Temple leaders grew and led finally to his execution on the cross. READ MORE To read:  Be all...

Prophet

Jesus returns to the town where he had grown up. The scene is of great importance in knowing Jesus and understanding his mission. According to Luke’s account, in this village, unknown to almost everyone, Jesus will introduce himself as God’s Prophet and present his...

Whoever is in Christ is a new creation (2 Cor. 5:17)

In starting his account with “In the beginning,” John harks back to the book of Genesis.  Obviously, he speaks of the pre-existence of the Word that became flesh, and not about the creation of the heavens and the earth.  But the Incarnation, as the evangelist soon...
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