Gospel Reflection for April 29th

Gospel (Jn 10:27-30)

Jesus said:
“My sheep hear my voice;
I know them, and they follow me.
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish.
No one can take them out of my hand.
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all,
and no one can take them out of the Father’s hand.
The Father and I are one.”

Reflection

This gospel describes the beautiful relationship between us and God. Throughout scripture God’s relationship to us is described as that of a father to his children and a shepherd to his sheep.

We can easily appreciate the loving bond between a father and a child but what is it about sheep and shepherd that would teach us something about our relationship to God? Read the rest of this entry »

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