The Word Among Us

May 2016 Issue

I Delight in Your Will

Embracing the gift of obedience.

By: Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa

I Delight in Your Will: Embracing the gift of obedience. by Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa

Obedience is a rather unpopular virtue today, and few people want to hear about it. How much they would value and seek it, though, if they could see it as an element of real love! Jesus himself made the connection between love and obedience when he said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15).

By his whole life, Jesus showed that obedience is crucial, for it was through obedience that he won our salvation (Romans 5:19). So let us...

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