Friday, 17 April 2020 04:22

St Matthew's Gospel 5:43-47

Love your enemies.

[Jesus says:] 'You have heard how it was said, “You will love your neighbour and hate your enemy.” But I say this to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you; so that you may be children of your Father in heaven, for he causes his sun to rise on the bad as well as the good, and sends down rain to fall on the upright and the wicked alike. For if you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Do not even the tax collectors do as much? And if you save your greetings for your brothers, are you doing anything exceptional?’

Matthew 5:43-47

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We invite you to reflect on St Matthews Gospel with a weekly meditation by Fr Dries van den Akker SJ on the unique paintings of Catholic artist Peter Clare.

For meditations by Fr Dries van den Akker SJ on the paintings of St Matthew's Gospel by Peter Clare please click here.

Many thanks to the Archdiocese of Birmingham for sharing Peter Clare's paintings [hotographed by Con McHugh] and preparing an introductory description for meditation by Fr Dries van den Akker SJ

For more information about Peter Clark and Fr Dries van den Akker SJ click here