Having our loins girded, therefore,
with faith and the performance of good works,
let us walk in His paths
by the guidance of the Gospel,
that we may deserve to see Him
who has called us to His kingdom.
The twelve are sent two by two, sign of the blessing of God, a sign that creates new relationships, thanks to the Gospel that is proclaimed and welcomed.
In the humanity of Jesus, who made himself poor for us, God shows us his face and imprints in us his likeness, for an incorruptible life.
God remembers his promises and now, in the son of Zechariah and Elizabeth, begins to put them into effect, as shown by the name, John: “God gives grace”.