One day, Jesus asked his apostles, "Who do you say that I am?" (Matthew 16:15). Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God" (16:16). After he rose from the dead, Jesus appeared to his disciples. When Thomas, who was absent, heard that Jesus had risen, he had great doubts. But Thomas was present when Jesus appeared a second time. Face-to-face with the risen Christ, Thomas could only say, "My Lord and my God" (John 20:28).
As dramatic as these stories are, they also reveal two truths that have to do with our everyday lives: First, the Holy Spirit wants to convince...
THIS CONTENT IS AVAILABLE WITH A SUBSCRIPTION
Access all Mass readings, Order of Mass, daily meditations and articles, as well as special resources, by becoming a subscriber. View subscription options.
Special Offer: Two week free web-only trial subscription. Sign up now.
Existing Print & Web-Only Subscribers: Login for full access.