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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May this first English translation, under the guidance of our holy faith, bring forth abundant fruits of the Spirit among English-speaking people in all parts of the world. These words He addressed to all the world, for it was not yet capable of giving full obedience to the law of grace and full assent to the faith in the Son, much less was it prepared to be introduced into the mysteries of his Mother. Lucifer, however, and his confederates, rose to a higher pitch of pride and boastful insolence.
We wish that She, who is to be his Mother, experience the same labors and difficulties, that She be singularly distinguished in patience, admirable in sufferings, and that She, in union with the Onlybegotten, offer the acceptable sacrifices of sorrow to Us for her greater glory.
I understood how they love One another with one and the same immense and eternal love; how there is a single, indivisible and equal oneness of intelligence, love and action, how there is one simple, incorporeal and indivisible nature, a divine essence of the true God, in which are joined and united all the perfections in their highest and in an infinite degree. The petition for her canonization was cify November 21, A. Thus did the most clty Trinity provide for the custody and the defense of the Mother of God.
O who shall be so favored as to look upon Her?
In the Golden Gate thou shalt meet Joachim, where thou wilt confer with him about this tiding. I wish to offer to Thee, O Lord, an oblation pleasing and acceptable in thy eyes: The fourth instant was to determine the gifts and graces, which were to be conferred upon the humanity of Christ, our Lord, in union with the Divinity.
Among these shall be that most singular honor and blessing of not subjecting Her to our enemy, nor to his malice; and therefore She shall be free from the death of sin.
The sins of the living, and their malice are so great, that We are much constrained by the rigor of justice. 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 being to Her, who is to vest the Immortal with mortal flesh and human form. This foundation took place on the octave of the Epiphany, January 13 th Before commencing he asked his guardian angel to notify the Queen of heaven of his intention and to implore her assistance ciyy obtaining the divine enlightenment for what he was about to write.
I can’t recommend these enough for those thinking of good them. Since there must be a beginning of this work, by which we shall manifest to the world the treasures of the Divinity, this shall be the acceptable and opportune time for its execution. I acknowledge, great and mighty Lord, that such a vile creature as I cannot merit the memorable benefit of receiving this clear and exalted knowledge and light concerning thy exalted Majesty.
From her childhood she led a most virtuous, holy and retired life, enjoying great and continual enlightenment in exalted contemplation.
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Rome, February 19, However, in the last moments of his life the Almighty made the secret known to him, as I will relate in its place. And being with child, she cried travailing in birth, and was in pain to be delivered. Therefore, without doubt, saint Anne holds a high position among the saints of the old Testament, who by their merits hastened the coming of the Redeemer. The first one they offered to the temple of Jerusalem for the worship of the Lord; the second they distributed to the poor, and the third they retained for decent sustenance of themselves and family.
These words he addressed to all the world, for it was not yet capable of giving full obedience to the law of grace and full assent to the faith in the Son, much less was it prepared to be introduced into the mysteries of his Mother. Copyright St Pauls Publications. And if, through thy pride, death enters into the world Wis. The fact that Amazon lowered the cost of these books so much has made me want to help you all.
Although her generation and formation shall proceed according to the usual vod of natural propagation, it shall be different in the order of grace, according to the ordainment of our Almighty power. This is the unchangeable Essence, the Being above all other beings, the most perfect sanctity, the most constant truth; this is the infinite, the length, the breadth, the height and the depth, the glory and its cause, rest without fatigue, goodness immeasurable.
The work alternates between descriptions of the Trinity, the Virgin Mary’s life, and the spiritual guidance she provides to the author, by whom her words were reproduced for the spiritual benefit and growth of the reader.
Mystical City of God by Mary of Agreda : University of Dayton, Ohio
O King, most high and wise Lord; How incomprehensible are thy judgments, and inscrutable thy ways Rom. God knows them conjointly all at once, without before or after, since all are together and at once contained in the divine and uncreated knowledge and science, just as they are comprehended and enclosed in his infinite Being, as in their first beginning.
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gox In loving, it is more and more inflamed, and from this very love springs an unquenchable affection, which makes the soul despise and forget all earthly things while at areda same time it becomes dissatisfied with all temporal goodness. Prostrating himself before Her, he said: Mystical City of God, the miracle of His omnipotence and the abyss of His grace the divine history and life of the Virgin Mother of God our Queen and our Lady, most holy Mary expiatrix of the fault of eve and mediatrix of grace.
Thou hast lighted up, most high King, my understanding and inflamed my will with its most exalted object. I learnt also to understand the quality of these perfections of the highest Lord: This wicked prince persuaded them, that he would be their chief and that he would set up a government independent and separate from Christ.
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I am ravished in the perception of this tabernacle of God, and I perceive that the Author of it is more admirable in her creation, than in that of all the rest of the world, although the diversity of the creatures manifests the wonderful power of their Creator. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
The offspring of Eve multiplied after the fall and so arose the distinction and the multiplication of the good and the bad, the elect and the reprobate, the ones following Christ the Redeemer, and the others following satan.
Moreover, these same angels were to be his inferiors in dignity and grace and were to be his servants. Nor are the persons mingled in order to form one God, nor the divine substance separated or divided in order to form three Persons, being distinct as the Father, as the Son and as the Holy Ghost.
During the first ten years of the time in which I held this office, I received many commands from the Most High and from the Queen of heaven to write her holy life, and I continued with fear and doubt to resist these heavenly commands during all that time until the yearwhen I began to write it the first time. Does it not seem providential that the first English translation of this great work should have been reserved for our own times?
From the throne an intellectual voice proceeded saying: