Saturday, July 20, 2024

Jesus prays to the Father and intercedes for us

Jesus prays to the Father and intercedes for us
Pili Piñero
Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter
Gospel text
Jn 17:11b-19
"Consecrate them in the truth. Your word is truth."
Gospel's Commentary
Today we are still immersed in Jesus’ prayer. Now He is begging for us. Christ cares for our lives. He also wants us to have His own joy: for this reason He begs God to protect us from the Evil One. The best shield for our defense is the truth. And the Word of Jesus, the truth, is collected in the Bible, particularly in the Gospels. —We live as if everything was "true": it would depend on what you like or what you deem useful for you. But is that serious? Life does not go that way! "Jesus, thank you for your words.

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