I am in doubt about how Luke 12:52-53 (see belove) which deals with family relation should be interpreted. What I search is the reason why Jesus said this. If there had been a reason mentioned like: this will happen because you break the first commandment, I would understand it,
but there is none. Why did Jesus not give an explination or at least an instruction about how to relate to his words about this specific issue (actually he may have done and something may have been lost)?
It looks like he does not want us to live in peace with our family members, why should not the Prince of Peace want us to live in peace with our familymembers? I do not know how to interpret these bible verses. I am thankfull for all answers.
49 “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. 52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”