Monday, November 19, 2018
Supporting Men > Morality > Surviving Putin,Trump & Global Gas-lighting : Goodness cannot be captured or killed.

Surviving Putin,Trump & Global Gas-lighting : Goodness cannot be captured or killed.

https://www.catholicregister.org/faith/columnists/item/22207-good-always-triumphs-over-evil

Goodness cannot be captured or killed. We see this already in the earthly life of Jesus. There are a number of passages in the Gospels which give the impression that Jesus was somehow highly elusive and difficult to capture. It seems that until Jesus consents to His own capture, nobody can lay a hand on Him. We see this played out a number of times: Early on in His ministry, when His own townsfolk get upset with His message and lead Him to the brow of a hill to hurl Him to His death, we are told that “He slipped through the crowd and went away.” Later when the authorities try to arrest Jesus we are told simply that “He slipped away.” And, in yet another incident when Jesus is in the temple area and they try to arrest Him, the text simply says that He left the temple area and “no one laid a hand upon Him because His hour had not yet come