Mary of Agreda () by the Blessed Mother herself, The Mystical City of God is an amazing collection of four books of revelations about the life of Mary. THE MYSTICAL CITY OF GOD. POPULAR ABRIDGEMENT. THE DIVINE HISTORY AND LIFE OF THE VIRGIN MOTHER OF GOD. Venerable Mary of Agreda. r B 1 MARY OF AGREDA IS KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN FAVORED WITH THE U. S. CITY OF GOD THE CONCEPTION THE DIVINE HISTORY AND LIFE OF.

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Nevertheless, until he was undeceived in the course of the Redemption, he continued to hesitate between his wrath agrea Christ and Mary and the dread of being overcome by Them.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In Her We deposit all the prerogatives and graces which in our first and conditional resolve We had destined for the angels and men, if they had remained in their first estate.

The other angels did not yet know of it, as this revelation or illumination had been directly given from God only to Gabriel. Being freed more and more from his doubt as ciyy listened to the words of the first parents and sized up their natural gifts, he began to follow them like a roaring lion I Pet.

They continued in most fervent prayers from the bottom of their hearts, mindful of the command from on high. On the other hand, he soon became aware of the precepts of God, for these did not remain concealed from him, since he heard their conversation in regard to them. But now mankind has greater need for this manifestation, and this necessity urges Me to disregard their evil disposition.

She possessed a considerable amount of divine knowledge even at a very young age, and consequently was confirmed at just four years old. Each one desired in holy emulation to be appointed, and offered himself for such a happy service; all of them gave agredaa the Almighty praise and thanksgiving in new songs, because the hour had arrived for the fulfillment of that for which they had, with the most ardent desires, prayed through many ages.

Closer examination may easily lead to reasonable certainty that they are privately revealed. In this instant Christ our Lord earned for them by his infinite merits, present and foreseen, all the grace, which they were to receive.

Saint Joachim, solicitous to obey the command of the angel, honored mzry spouse and lavished his attention upon her. Withal she was most diligent and industrious, thus od perfection in both the active and contemplative life. In the case of Balaam, he used not only that wicked man but even his beast for special revelation.


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Fuentes Interview of Sr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is impossible to tell all; nor is it necessary, since what I have said is sufficient for my purpose. The three divine Persons, according to our way of expressing such things, spoke to them as follows: And in order that there may be the proper correspondence, proportion and consonance in calling God his Father and this Woman his Mother, We desire that the highest correspondence and approach possible between a creature and its God be established.

We will consider the services and pleasure derived from our servants and friends and regard the multitude of those, who shall distinguish themselves in our praise and friendship. The almighty in His sheer goodness favored our family so much, that all of us were consecrated to Him in the religious state.

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When she entered Egypt, with St. He, always a just and holy man and illumined by especial grace and light from on high, had a knowledge of many mysteries of the holy Scriptures and of the olden Prophets. University of New Mexico Press, Remember, O Lord, the sacrifices Deut. Then no doubt He rested in truth, according to the figurative language of Scripture, since He has now created the most perfect Creature of all, giving through it a beginning to or work of the divine Word and to the Redemption agredq the human race.

In solitude He will speak to thy heart and there give a beginning to the law of grace, since in thy womb He will give afreda to Her, who is to vest the Immortal with mortal flesh cify human form. I saw the Most High, at the same time understanding how his Majesty is in Himself; I received a clear intelligence and a true perception of what is meant by a God, infinite in his substance and attributes, eternal, exalted above all, being three in Person, and one true God.

Is it possible, that the Most High should descend from his holy heaven?

Saint Joseph Guide for the Liturgy of the Hours: To this command all the obedient and holy angels submitted themselves and they gave their full assent and acknowledgment with an humble and loving subjection of the will.


And the dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and satan, who seduceth the whole world; and he was cast unto the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him. The order namely, which it is proper should be maintained in regard to the communications of the Godhead and its divine attributes; so that this activity of the Lord may have its proper reasons and objects, and so that it might proceed with the most beautiful and admirable sequence, harmony and subordination.

Arise then and walk, ascend by it to Me.

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At the same time God is in Himself conscious that to distribute gifts and graces, is not to diminish his riches, but to increase them in the only possible way, by giving an outlet to the inexhaustible fountain of his riches. In consequence it happened that the precept appeared to him in a measure difficult and violent, and his fulfilling of it was wanting in love and in the desire to do justice.

Vision does not terminate, nor ever exhaust itself in thy abyss of being. Immediately the Holy Ghost, in visible and most refulgent shape, descended upon saint Mark enveloping him in light and filling him with interior enlightenment; and in the presence of the Queen he began to write his Gospel. All have sinned in the free will and resolve of the first man Rom. All of them, however, are brought to perfection and are made certain by the incarnate Word, who transmitted to us the secure rule of faith and the nourishment of the sacred Scriptures in his Church.

I understood, that the Most High was in cityy quiescent state of his own being, hod the three Persons according to our way of understanding thingsdecreed to communicate his perfections as a free gift.

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He selected one hundred, being nine hundred in all. The angels were created in the empyrean heavens and in the state of grace by which they might be first to merit the reward of glory. Look down from thy throne upon this vile dust, and raise it up, in order that it may magnify Thee and adore Thee, and let in all things be fulfilled thy will, and not mine.