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.
«I am the vine, you are the branches». The revelation of Jesus includes in itself the true identity of the disciples. God’s name is our new name.
The sheep must learn whom to trust: not the most powerful, but the one who seems to succumb to the wolf and instead saves us in his love for him.
The Acts describe the communion of Christians, founded on faith. Thomas also comes to believe when he’s back with his brothers.
Passing from death to life, Jesus fulfills God’s promises for us, making us pass from the desert of death to the garden of life.
The olive trees are silent witnesses of two inseparable scenes: the joyful entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and his prayer in Gethsemane.