Prayer: Jesus, set me free from the slavery of sin.
Imagination: Picture Jesus teaching in the Temple
Context: Jesus speaks to “the Jews who believed in him” (8:31). Although they believe, their faith is too limited. They consider Abraham greater than Jesus. They want to make Jesus part of the Jewish religion instead of its fullness. Jesus stresses that he is not God’s servant but his Son.
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Daily Quote from the Early Church Fathers
“Do you know who the upright of heart are? They are those who wish what God wishes. Therefore, do not try to twist God’s will to you own but correct your will to that of God. The will of God is a rule of conduct. By it you have the means of being converted and of correcting your evil ways.” (Augustine of Hippo, 354-430 A.D., excerpt from Commentary on Psalm 93,18)