Whom should we fear? Felicity O’Brien St Chad’s Linwood June 25 2017
Matt 10:24-39 Rom 6:1b-11
Whom should we fear? Or rather, who should we be afraid of? Our Gospel reading tells us not to be afraid of anything that is covered up, because everything will come out into the open. Don’t be scared of secrets and whispers, or of those who bully you and give you a hard time. Fear only the one who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
That means don’t be scared of bullies! Don’t be sacred of other people!
Part of being a human being means, unfortunately, that we need to put up with other human beings. People can be really horrible to each other, and we know that it’s always been like this. People didn’t suddenly get awful just this century. Continue reading