DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage
Insecurities of Evil: In today’s Gospel, the chief priests and Pharisees sent guards to find fault with Jesus in order to arrest Him. However, they in turn were inspired by the wisdom of Jesus. Evil and schemers of destruction of the Truth of Jesus and the Church, will always be insecure. Trust in God and we will have deep peace.
Fr Philip Heng, S.J.
Some of the crowd who had been listening said, ‘Jesus is indeed the prophet,’ and some said, ‘He is the Christ,’ but others said, ‘Would the Christ come from Galilee? Does not scripture say that the Christ must be descended from David and come from Bethlehem, the village where David was?’
So the people could not agree about him. Some wanted to arrest him, but no one actually laid a hand on him. The guards went back to the chief priests and Pharisees who said to them, ‘Why haven’t you brought him?’ The guards replied, ‘No one has ever spoken like this man.’
‘So,’ the Pharisees answered, ‘you, too, have been led astray?’