Just as human biology is inevitable, so too are human words about development and growth. We talk about building and sustaining to defend and survive, and we talk about supporting and protecting for deeply selfish reasons tied to our biology.
In Matthew, Peter’s zeal when he proclaims, “I will not deny you,” is not for God’s teaching or even his teacher’s life. All he cares for is the victory of his tribe and the defense of his city against all enemies. All he cares about is himself, defending the very community that Jesus proclaims must be broken and scattered for the remission of sins.
Richard and Fr. Marc discuss Matthew 26:30-35.
Episode 398 Matthew 26:30-35; Music:
Shaving Mirror by Kevin MacLeod
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