Deut 7:6-11: The Lord loves you and has chosen you.
Ps 102:1-4, 6-8, 10: R. The Lord’s kindness is everlasting to those who fear him.
1 Jn 4:7-16: God loved us first.
Alleluia, alleluia! Take my yoke upon you; learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart. Alleluia! (Mt 11:29)
Mt 11:25-30: I am gentle and humble of heart.