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A meditation for you for today [Friday, April 8]

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Aleteia - published on 04/08/22

First, read a selection of Scripture for today:

Jn 10:31-42

The Jews picked up rocks to stone Jesus. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?” The Jews answered him, “We are not stoning you for a good work but for blasphemy.
You, a man, are making yourself God.” Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your law, ‘I said, ‘You are gods”‘? If it calls them gods to whom the word of God came, and Scripture cannot be set aside, can you say that the one whom the Father has consecrated and sent into the world blasphemes because I said, ‘I am the Son of God’?
If I do not perform my Father’s works, do not believe me; but if I perform them, even if you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may realize and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.” Then they tried again to arrest him; but he escaped from their power.

He went back across the Jordan to the place where John first baptized, and there he remained. Many came to him and said, “John performed no sign, but everything John said about this man was true.” And many there began to believe in him.

Now, take 3 minutes to pray the prayer below. Please, click the “prayer” button 👇

A meditation for you for today [Friday, April 8]

Now, after a few minutes of prayer, are you ready to see a spiritual challenge for you? 👇

Today, I urge you to think about situations, when you behaved like those religious leaders, when you judged somebody unjustly. Can you imagine that the person you don’t like, maybe even hate or despise, is the person who might be right? Whose behavior can prove to be fruitful in the eyes of God?

The challenge: Today think about someone who you don’t agree with and try to find 3 reasons why this person could be right.

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A meditation for you for today [Friday, April 8]
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