“Lord, should we fight with our swords?” One of them struck the high priest’s servant, cutting off his right ear. Jesus responded, “Stop! No more of this!” He touched the slave’s ear and healed him.” –Luke 22:50-52, CEB
Touched by our Lord and miraculously healed, did this servant continue to obey the high priest or was he changed to serve a new master?
With our world in crisis can we, like Jesus, courageously command, “No more of this violence! This is not The Way to deal with fear”?
And having been touched challenged and healed by the teachings of Jesus can we claim new power to face chaos and death without a sword?