MARCH 18, 2016 – WEEK FIVE OF LENT – FRIDAY – MAKING HIMSELF GOD

(John 10:31-39)

Prayer: O Jesus, you are truly God and truly man.

Imagination: (Picture Jesus teaching in the Temple)

Context:   The Jews understand clearly that Jesus is making himself equal to God. So they try to stone Jesus, claiming that he commits blasphemy. When Jesus preaches, the Jewish believes do not understand because they refuse to believe that he came from the Father.

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Source: Posts from Meditations – Flame of Love for 03/18/2016

Daily Quote from the Early Church Fathers

“Even though the man Christ Jesus, in the form of God together with the Father with whom He is one God, accepts our sacrifice, nonetheless He has chosen in the form of a servant to be the sacrifice rather than to accept it. Therefore, He is the priest Himself Who presents the offering, and He Himself is what is offered.” (Augustine of Hippo, 354-430 A.D., excerpt from City of God, 10,20)

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