Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
May 10, A.D. 2005
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
"Give glory to your son, so that your son may glorify you,
just as you gave him authority over all people,
so that your son may give eternal life to all you gave him." (John 17:1)
O what a truly wonderful and mysterious gift we have received! What a
marvelous plan God had for us for all time. He gave His Son authority over
all of us so He could give us eternal life. It is a pure and complete gift,
freely given to all. Praise God!
But the gift is more than eternal life. Jesus continues, "Now this is
eternal life, that they should know You, the only true God, and the One whom
You sent, Jesus Christ." The gift is of the Father and the Son themselves,
and by our receiving this free gift of the Son and eternal life, we glorify
both the Father and the Son.
Thank you Lord for your eternal Gift!
- Don Claunch, SFO
(dlclaunch at bresnan dot net)
Lives of the saints:
Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter
Blessed Damien de Veuster of Moloka'i, priest
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