FIFTH SATURDAY OF EASTER TIME

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD FIFTH SATURDAY OF EASTER TIME May 16, 2020 WORD of the DAY If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you. Remember the word I spoke to you, ‘No slave is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours. And they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they do not know the one who sent me. (John 15: 18-21) How shall I live this Word? If it is the love of God that draws us to follow Jesus, why exalt ourselves by thinking we are better than others? In fact, the best one among His disciples is the one who is the servant of all, who is able to give service, to give self, and be in the last place. If our heart truly succeeds to listen to the Teacher, we will be able to...