“Being in Jesus” is John’s theological language to describe a state of communion essential for our faith.
Easter | Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year C)
Acts 16:16-34 (Psalm 97); Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26
The reading from Revelation 22 concludes the book’s resurrection songs: the baptized enjoy the fruits of the tree of life. But the tree is not merely one of the countless archetypal trees that religions and cultures everywhere have imagined.
by Gail RamshawApril 19, 2016
The Bible's images for God must be taken in an analogical sense. Yet the Bible exhibits no anxiety about using them.