“When Jesus had washed the disciples’ feet, he said to them: “Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you understand this, blessed are you if you do it.” (Jn 13:16-17)
"Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me believes not only in me but also in the one who sent me, and whoever sees me sees the one who sent me. (JN 12:44)
"My sheep hear my voice;I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish." (John 10: 26-30)
“Get up. Peter. Slaughter and eat.” (Acts 11: 7)
“I am the good Shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for his sheep.” (Jn 10:11)
"Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." (1Peter 5:7)
“Whoever eats my Flesh and drinks my Blood remains in me and I in him.” (John 6:56)
"Jesus said " I am the bread of life. Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die"... (Jn 6:50)
There is still a struggle in the world for those who choose to believe in our Lord
Help us to recognize that it is this bread that fills the hunger we have to be near and united with you.
“the food that endures for eternal life!” (Jn 6:27)
"anyone does sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one. He is expiation for our sins, and not for our sins only but for those of the whole world.” (1 Jn 2:1-2)
“It is I. Do not be afraid.” (Jn 6:20)
The people begin to recognize him as “the Prophet, the one who has come into the world.” (John 6: 14)
Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains upon him." (JN 3:31-36)
"God so loves us that he sent his Son so that we might have eternal life.”
“The community of believers was of one heart and mind,and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own,but they had everything in common.” (Acts 4:32)
Thank you Jesus for the spirit that you blow into our lives each day, may we take this spirit into our hearts.
Lord, we ask you to help us to lead our lives in a way that makes us worthy to be called followers of your Son.
"So they...ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus." (Acts 4:18)
Jesus replied: “What if I want him to remain until I come? What concern is that of yours? YOU follow ME!” (Jn 21: 22)
Loving God continue to strengthen our faith in the Resurrection of Jesus.
“Were not our hearts burning within us while he spoke to us on the way and opened the Scriptures to us?” (Lk 24:32)
“Repent and be baptized…about three thousand were added that day.” (Acts 2:38a, 41)
"'Do not be afraid. Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.'" (MT 28:10)