- Dear Friend Shibu Podiyan,Washington D.C
You will get the answer to your question from St. Mathew Chapter 10 (same chapter you have mentioned )verses 32,33,37,38 and 39...... and please try to read the whole chapter(at least the verses just above and below ) before sending a query about one or two verses.
--- In SOCM-FORUM@yahoogroups.com, Shibu Podiyan wrote:
> I thought that Jesus came to this earth to bring peace and that he represents grace, mercy and love.
> How would you explain Mathew10, verse 34-36?
> "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
> "'a man against his father,
> a daughter against her mother,
> a daughter-in-law against her mother- in- law
> a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.