COMMUNITY WORD FOR MAY 2017
(WORD, THEMES AND PROMISES)
May 7 Acts 2:14, 34-41/Ps 23:1-6/1Pt 2:20-25/Jn 10:1-10
May 14 Acts 6:1-7/Ps 33:1, 2, 4, 5, 18, 19/1Pt 2:4-9/Jn 14:1-12
May 21 Acts 8:5-8, 14-17/Ps 44:1-7, 14, 20/1Pt 3:15-18/Jn1 4:15-21
May 28 Acts 1:1-11/Ps 47:2-3, 6-9/Ep 1:17-23/Mt 28:16-20
The Holy Spirit empowers us to do the works of Jesus.
“Go … teach them to observe all that I have commanded you.” (Mt 28:19a, 20a)
- My words are spirit and life to those who follow Me
- Show Me your loving heart filled with obedience and childlike trust, and you will find pasture in Me.
- Be a good shepherd to others by word and deed.
THEMES AND PROMISES
Week#1 (4thSunday of Easter)
Theme: We are empowered by the Holy Spirit when we listen to the voice of the Good Shepherd who takes control of our lives.
Promise: “I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly.”(Jn 10:10b)
Week#2 (5thSunday of Easter)
Theme: We are empowered by the Holy Spirit when we boldly do the works of Jesus.
Promise: “… whoever believes in him shall not be put to shame.” (1Pt 2:6b)
Week#3(6thSunday of Easter)
Theme: We are empowered by the Holy Spirit when we remain in Christ and live in Him.
Promise: “… whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal to myself to him.” (Jn 14:21b)
Week#4(Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord)
Theme: We are empowered by the Holy Spirit when we observed the commandments of Jesus and preach the Gospel, and make disciples of all nations.
Promise: “I am with you always, until the end of age.” (Mt 20:20b)