Ordinary Time 11th Wk: Monday 17th June, 2019

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DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage

Dear Friend in the Lord,

Forgiveness: When we are hurt unjustly, we have the tendency to “fight back” to regain our rights. Jesus proclaims a Gospel that upholds Justice, but tampered with compassion and forgiveness. In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims a radical forgiving love that we are to embrace to become more like Him.

 Fr Philip Heng, S.J.

Matthew 5:38-42

Jesus said to his disciples: ‘You have heard how it was said: Eye for eye and tooth for tooth. But I say this to you: offer no resistance to the wicked. On the contrary, if anyone hits you on the right cheek, offer him the other as well; if someone wishes to go to law with you to get your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. And if anyone requires you to go one mile, go two miles with him. Give to anyone who asks you, and if anyone wants to borrow, do not turn away.’