EASTER FRIDAY

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD EASTER FRIDAY April 17, 2020 WORD of the DAY When it was already dawn, Jesus was standing on the shore; but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. Jesus said to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.” So he said to them, “Cast the net over the right side of the boat and you will find something.” So they cast it, and were not able to pull it in because of the number of fish. So the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord.” When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he tucked in his garment, for he was lightly clad, and jumped into the sea.” (John 21: 4-7) How shall I live this Word? It is the Lord! It was the disciple Jesus loved who recognized the Lord only after the miraculous catch of fish. Instead Peter only recognizes Him after John tells him. Neither of them had recognized Him right away. They needed a mediation! In reality, it does not matter if they did not immediately recognize that the man on the shore was Jesus. It is...