Strive for peace


In a reading from The First Letter of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians, it is stated:

Where people are saying, “Peace and security,” then sudden disaster comes upon them,

However should not people strive for peace?


St Paul is simply describing the conditions at the end of time. Many people will feel secure in their lives, neglecting to remain vigilant like the Wise Virgins, with oil in their lamps, when Jesus comes for them.


Yes, Jesus told us to keep watch as He will come like a thief in the night.


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