|First reading||Acts 8:1-8 ©|
|Psalm||Psalm 65:1-7 ©|
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς·
ἐγὼ εἰμι ὁ ἄρτος τῆς ζωῆς.
ὁ ἐρχόμενος πρὸς ἐμὲ οὐ μὴ πεινάσῃ,
καὶ ὁ πιστεύων εἰς ἐμὲ οὐ μὴ διψήσει πώποτε.
Ἀλλ’ εἶπον ὑμῖν
ὅτι καὶ ἑωράκατε με καὶ οὐ πιστεύετε.
πᾶν ὁ δίδωσιν μοι ὁ πατὴρ πρὸς ἐμὲ ἥξει,
καὶ τὸν ἐρχόμενον πρός με οὐ μὴ ἐκβάλω ἔξω,
ὅτι καταβέβηκα ἀπὸ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ οὐχ ἵνα ποιῶ τὸ θέλημα τὸ ἐμὸν
ἀλλὰ τὸ θέλημα τοῦ πέμψαντος με.
τοῦτο δέ ἐστιν τὸ θέλημα τοῦ πέμψαντος με
ἵνα πᾶν ὃ δέδωκεν μοι μὴ ἀπολέσω ἐξ αὐτοῦ,
ἀλλὰ ἀναστήσω αὐτὸ τῇ ἐσχάτῃ ἡμέρᾳ.
τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν τὸ θέλημα τοῦ πατρός μου,
ἵνα πᾶς ὁ θεωρῶν τὸν υἱὸν καὶ πιστεύων εἰς αὐτὸν ἔχη ζωὴν αἰώνιον,
καὶ ἀναστήσω αὐτὸν ἐγὼ τῇ ἐσχάτῃ ἡμέρᾳ.
Jesus said to the crowd:
‘I am the bread of life.
He who comes to me will never be hungry;
he who believes in me will never thirst.
But, as I have told you,
you can see me and still you do not believe.
All that the Father gives me will come to me,
and whoever comes to me I shall not turn him away;
because I have come from heaven, not to do my own will,
but to do the will of the one who sent me.
Now the will of him who sent me
is that I should lose nothing of all that he has given to me,
and that I should raise it up on the last day.
Yes, it is my Father’s will
that whoever sees the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life,
and that I shall raise him up on the last day.’
The readings on this page are from the Jerusalem Bible, which is used at Mass in most of the English-speaking world. The New American Bible readings, which are used at Mass in the United States, cannot be shown here for copyright reasons, but the Universalis downloads do contain them.
You can also view this page without the Greek text.
Copyright © 1996-2014 Universalis Publishing Limited: see www.universalis.com. Scripture readings from the Jerusalem Bible are published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. Text of the Psalms: Copyright © 1963, The Grail (England). Used with permission of A.P. Watt Ltd. All rights reserved.
|This web site © Copyright 1996-2015 Universalis Publishing Ltd (contact us)|