The Compassionate Way of Jesus. Read the Article, “Pick up artist makes a clean sweep.” Discuss the following: Which of the responses to suffering is Mark Giesbrecht following ? How is he doing what Jesus asked in terms of “ Love your neighbour ”?
“Pick up artist makes a clean sweep.”
“Love your neighbour”?
Truly following Jesus means actually
The Beatitudes: GNM Terry Modica
Justice: Reign of God’s Goodness Questions the Kingdom of God – says that the least will be first. Jesus broke many barriers by showing us how to include people who are often left outside the mainstream (i.e. women, the sick, sinners, powerful people, and our enemies).
Read pages 20-26 in Living Justice and Peace and answer:
1. Why does God lead the people out of Egypt and into the
2. What is the Shema?
3. Name 6 ways that God asked the Israelites to live out
the Law, “Love your neighbour as yourself”.
4. What was a prophet in the Bible?
5. According to the prophets, what kind of worship does God
want from humans?
6. Who was Sojourner Truth? Read her speech, given in 1851.
List 3 issues that she cared about.
7. Define justice and injustice.