Stay awake then, for you do not know on what day your Lord will come. Obviously, if the owner of the house knew at what time the thief was coming, he would certainly stay up and not allow his house to be broken into. So be alert, for the Son of Man will come at the hour you least expect.
READ: They will train for war no more.
REFLECT: The danger with a prophecy like this one is that we emphasize the they too much. We must not pass the bucket to the Russians, the Chinese or somebody else. Peace starts with me. The bucket has to stop somewhere.
PRAY: Let us implore God to pour his peace into our hearts.
ACT: Today disarm in your dealings with Jack and Jane, Jim and Julie