Ninth Wednesday of Ordinary Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Ninth Wednesday of Ordinary Time June 3, 2020 WORD of the DAY As for the dead being raised, have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God told him, ‘I am the God of Abraham, [the] God of Isaac, and [the] God of Jacob’?  He is not God of the dead but of the living. You are greatly misled.” (Mark 12: 26-27) How shall I live this Word? Within the controversy started some time ago by the adversaries, an absurd, paradoxical case is proposed to Jesus. But also this time the Master takes the opportunity from the situation to bring His interlocutors to sing a hymn to life. With His resurrection, the Son of man clearly told us that there is life after death and this will be eternal life. Certainly there will no longer be the dynamics that we experienced in life on earth and that, at times, have posed questions to us that have been difficult to answer. Beyond that, it will be possible to contemplate God “face to face” and resolve every question in Him. In fact, He is a “God of...