Jesus Truth

The truth is encountered

By on November 8, 2020

Pilate cannot understand that the truth is standing in front of him; he cannot see in Jesus the face of the truth that is the face of God. And yet Jesus is exactly this: the truth that, in the fullness of time, “became flesh” and came to dwell among us so that we might know it. The truth is nor grasped as a thing; the truth is encountered. It is not a possession; it is an encounter with a person.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy

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