What has convinced me of the presence of God’s saving love in my life?

 

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Year of Faith: A Reflection for Catechetical Leaders – Week 51

‘Oh no, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’    

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Year of Faith: A Reflection for Catechetical Leaders – Week 51

Luke 16 verses 30-31:  He said, ‘Oh no, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’ Then Abraham said, ‘If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead.’

Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 218.  Throughout its history and with the help of the prophets, Israel knows and understands that God’s only reason to reveal himself to them was “his sheer gratuitous love” and that “it was out of love that God never stopped saving them and pardoning their unfaithfulness and sins.”