For 18 May 2017, Friday of 4th week of Easter, based on John 15:9-11
Jesus said: “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Fatherâ€™s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.”
Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.