3 min

Week 471–Gospel Reflection–Fr Slawek Plonka–Baptism of Fire The Journey Podcast

    • Religion & Spirituality

Gospel Reflection–Fr Slawek Plonka–Baptism of Fire (Fr Slawek says this gospel makes us feel uncomfortable, it makes us realise that we may be God fearing people who do the right thing and still experience suffering injustice, division and discord. Jesus is here not to create paradise on Earth, to miraculously fix everything and everyone, and let us live in blissful happiness every day. He is here to baptise us with fire to immerse us fully in God's love and to guide us safely into the fullness of life which we call heaven. If we expect that from him, we won't be disappointed, we will be saved.)

Gospel Reflection–Fr Slawek Plonka–Baptism of Fire (Fr Slawek says this gospel makes us feel uncomfortable, it makes us realise that we may be God fearing people who do the right thing and still experience suffering injustice, division and discord. Jesus is here not to create paradise on Earth, to miraculously fix everything and everyone, and let us live in blissful happiness every day. He is here to baptise us with fire to immerse us fully in God's love and to guide us safely into the fullness of life which we call heaven. If we expect that from him, we won't be disappointed, we will be saved.)

3 min