Author: Fr Joe Inguanez

God’s word is “sharper than any double-edged sword” (Heb. 4:12). This sharpness of God’s word is very clear in those statements which Jesus introduces with the conjunction “unless”, thus making it clear that what follows is an essential requirement. Jesus states: “Believe me, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven”. This statement is made stronger by using the unambiguous negative: “you will never enter the kingdom of heaven”. A hard statement; indeed, there’s no room to quibble! Jesus is here setting two conditions which are very relevant in this time and…

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