Commentary on the Gospel of
July 25th. St James the Apostle.
In our struggle to live in the Kingdom of God we should remember that we are not on our own but Christ is with us. Our body may be an earthenware vessel but what it contains is precious, a son or daughter of God. God uses other people to be his instruments.
Jesus gave us the example of service at the Last Supper when he washed his disciples feet. His ministry was a life of service even to dying on the cross. Let us not try to lord it over people but to follow the example of Christ in serving God and others.