Exodus 24:3-8; Psalms 116:12-13,15-18; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14:12-16,22-26
Phillippe Vernier, a man devoted to Christ, was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II. Although he was subjected to many forms of indignity, he kept the Faith, and he survived. After the War, an American Officer who visited him, reported that the experience was the greatest inspiration of his life. Later, Vernier wrote the officer a letter in which he said,
If you are a disciple of the Master, it is up to you to illumine the earth. You do not have to groan over what it lacks, you are there to bring it what it needs: the Bread of Life.
Where hatred, malice and discord reign in the world, you will put love, pardon and peace. For lying, you will bring truth. For despair, hope. For doubt, faith. For sadness you will bring joy.
If you are in the smallest degree the servant of God, all these virtues of the Bread of Life you will carry with you. Do not be…
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