Link to today’s readings: http://usccb.org/bible/readings/050715.cfm
Jesus said to his disciples: “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love.
“I have told you this so that my joy might be in you and your joy might be complete.”
Jesus is reassuring us how much we are loved. Christ wants us to follow the commandments we received from Him and our Father. But His love is so strong that when we fail, He is waiting for us to come back to Him. Let Him love you, let Him fill you with joy. Find the freedom that comes from following His commandments.
Prayer: Heavenly Father, your love has completed my joy. Help me to stand firm in the face of temptation and help me to follow your commandments. In Jesus’ holy name, Amen!
Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations, Alleluia!