I fear we may reject the justification metaphor too quickly and understand it too shallowly.
Season after Pentecost | 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7); Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; (Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100;) Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23)
Matthew’s Beatitudes are meant to give comfort, not to challenge.
by Kat BanakisJanuary 14, 2020