The Purifying Fire of Truth

Posted August 19, 2019 11:03 pm by Pater Ignotus

The Purifying Fire of Truth

Twentieth Sunday Per Annum (C) August 18, 2019.
Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division! (Lk. 12:51). ⧾
These words are uncomfortable at first hearing, but they are true. Jesus Christ is truth incarnate and truth divides. We preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God (1 Cor. 1:22-23). Why was the Prophet Jeremiah thrown in the cistern? Because he spoke the truth and his

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