Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Acts 4:32-35

Easter 2 - Year B

Acts 4:32-35

When we are together, but fearful, we are not together.

When we are together, under a word of “Peace”, we are of one heart and soul. Our possessions are each others. Common good means both “common” and “good”.

This is a sign of the resurrection - that the last word to the disciples has become real - “Love one another as I have loved you.”

Resurrection opens our eyes to need, beyond want, and addresses need directly. When resurrection is only a concept, but not a reality, we find all manner of means to cover “need” with “want” and it turns out that my want always trumps your need.
 

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