JESUS BRINGS DIVISION – Sermon for August 14, 2016 – Luke 12:49-56 (Pent 13C)

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Not Peace, but Division
49 “I came to cast fire on the earth, and would that it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my distress until it is accomplished! 51 Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. 52 For from now on in one house there will be five divided, three against two and two against three. 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2001). (Lk 12:49–53). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.

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