Second Friday of Easter

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Second Friday of Easter Time May 3, 2019 WORD of the DAY Philip said to him, “Master, show us the Father, and that will be enough for us.” Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you for so long a time and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?. (John 14: 8-10) How shall I live this Word? Philip is a man of great faith. Like Moses, he asks to see the face of God. He seeks only to see that face which all the believers of the old covenant had desired to see. Philip confesses this desire but Jesus answers him, “Have I been with you for so long a time and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?” This is the ultimate revelation. Whoever sees Jesus,...