June 11 2023: Bible Verse of the Day – Feast of Corpus Christi Year A, Friday of the Third Week of Easter and Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B – Whoever Eats My Flesh and Drinks My Blood Has Eternal Life – John 6:51-59
53 Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the Flesh of the Son of Man and drink his Blood, you do not have life within you.John 6:51-59
54 Whoever eats my Flesh and drinks my Blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.
Let us Pray: Dear Lord, grant me the fortitude of Your conviction. Illuminate my purpose and enable me to serve You with resolute dedication in all circumstances.
May I never falter when confronted with life’s obstacles but instead, reinforce my determination to serve You wholeheartedly. Jesus, I adore You. Amen.
Catholic Readings for Today
Friday of the Third Week of Easter
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Feast of Corpus Christi Sunday, Year A
Bible Verse of the Day for June 11 2023 Reflections
Undoubtedly, this passage not only provides insight into the significance of the Holy Eucharist but also demonstrates Jesus’ capacity to proclaim the truth with clarity and unwavering conviction.
Jesus encountered opposition and reproach, with some individuals expressing discontent and questioning His statements.
Typically, when we are confronted with censure and hostility, we tend to retreat and become excessively preoccupied with others’ opinions about us and the truth we espouse.
However, Jesus adopted a contrasting approach. He did not succumb to the criticism leveled at Him by others.
It is truly uplifting to witness how Jesus, when confronted with disparaging remarks from others, answered with even greater poise and conviction.
He strengthened His proclamation about the Eucharist being His Body and Blood by declaring, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the Flesh of the Son of Man and drink His Blood, you do not have life within you.” This exemplifies a man of unparalleled confidence, conviction, and fortitude.
Although Jesus is divine, it is still inspiring to see His unwavering strength and it demonstrates the strength that we are all called to possess in this world. The world we inhabit is fraught with opposition to the truth.
The world we live in opposes not only many moral truths but also deeper spiritual truths such as the significance of daily prayer, humility, surrendering to God, prioritizing God’s will over everything else, and the profound truths about the Eucharist.
We need to understand that as we draw closer to God, surrender to Him and boldly proclaim His truth, the world will increasingly try to pull us away.
To face challenges in our faith, we can look to the example of Jesus and follow His lead. When we feel that our faith is being threatened or tested, we should use it as an opportunity to strengthen our resolve and become even more devoted to God.
By doing so, we can transform what may seem like obstacles into moments for spiritual growth and grace.
Consider your response when your faith is challenged. Do you give in to fear and allow criticism to weaken your faith?
Or do you follow the example of Jesus and stand firm in your convictions, even when facing opposition?
Take time to reflect on this today and choose to strengthen your resolve to follow Christ, even in the face of persecution.
By imitating His strength and conviction, you can become a powerful instrument of God’s grace and mercy.
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