EASTER FRIDAY

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD EASTER FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 JESUS IS ACTS THROUGH US! WORD of the DAY   There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven given to the human race by which we are to be saved.   (Acts 4: 12)   How shall I live this Word? We are at the third official speech of Peter. After the facts at the Beautiful Gate, with the second great speech, one night in prison was the gift of the Elders to Peter and John. Prison is a symbol of the need that the Elders have to contain this positive diffusion of the message of the Risen One. There are thousands of people who believe, and the corruption and lies of the Sanhedrin are no longer accepted. After the night in prison, the interrogation comes.  It begins with a rhetorical question: “In whose name or with what power do you do and say all this?”.  As if they did not know! But Anna, Caiaphas, and others want to find a further excuse for new accusations to frame the apostles. Peter’s answer is direct and frank. “In the name of Jesus, with...