Daily Word Of God
John 14:15-16, 23b-26
Jesus said to his disciples: ‘If you love me you will keep my commandments. I shall ask the Father, and he will give you another Paraclete to be with you forever.
‘Anyone who loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him and make a home in him. Anyone who does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not my own: it is the word of the Father who sent me. I have said these things to you while still with you; but the Paraclete, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all I have said to you.’
Today's Pointers on God's Word
As you read the passage what words, phases or meanings caught your attention?
- Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day when the Holy Spirit descended on timid, confused and fearful apostles and empowered them to preach the Gospel with courage everywhere.
- The same Holy Spirit of Jesus also empowers us and all the baptized persons to live their baptismal promises faithfully and courageously as God’s Advocate and Comforter.
- “Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful, and enkindle in them the fire of Your love. Send forth Your spirit to renew the face of the earth”. Are we fully aware and in touch with this divine power within us daily?