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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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. Mystical Lady in Blue. I also obtained an understanding of the manner in which this Trinity comprehends Itself by simple vision, so that no new or distinct cognition is necessary: I saw a great and mysterious sign in heaven; I saw a Woman, a most beautiful Lady and Queen, crowned with the stars, clothed with the sun, and the moon was at her feet Apoc.
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Even of the number of angels had been infinite, the merits of Christ our highest Good, would be abundantly sufficient to supply them all with grace. But neither of the manifested to each other the secret of what had happened until several years afterwards, as I will relate in its place. The fame of her prudence and foresight, not only in the government of her convent but in other matters, soon spread outside the convent walls and persons of the highest rank in state and Church were eager to obtain her counsel in important affairs.
Like an enraged lion he certainly would have done so, if he had not known, that a superior force would prevent him.
May it come now, that day so much longed for! But since He has created the universe for his glory and for the glory of the incarnate Word, therefore He has from the beginning opened the paths and prearranged the ways by which the same Word should lower Himself to assume human flesh and to live among men, and by which they might ascend toward God, know Him, fear Him, seek Him, serve Him, love Him, praise Him and enjoy Him eternally.
Let Us perfect a work which is the object of our Omnipotence and a pattern of the perfection intended for our children, and the finishing crown of creation.
Fulfill in regard to me, what is according to thy pleasure, and rejoice our spirit with the accomplishment of our hopes.
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For the obedient and holy angels, filled with an ardent desire of hastening the glory of the Most High and the honor of the incarnate Word, to marry and contradict the dragon, and the permission was granted. When she was twenty-five, Mary was instituted as president of a Franciscan nunnery that her mother left behind after the older woman s death.
In the Golden Gate thou avreda meet Joachim, where thou wilt confer with him about this tiding.
On account of the merits of Christ our Savior, the graces and gifts were prearranged, and also original justice, if they would only preserve it.
The book was condemned in by Innocent XI, but execution was suspended for Spain. But I will pray and advertise for you.
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.
Rome, February 19, Saint Paul saw things that he dared not reveal, though he was not slow in writing down his other revelations. The exalted and high Lord gave me a law, written not only on tablets, as He gave to Moses Exod. Her prayers were so acceptable to the Lord, that to her He could cityy answer with the words of the Spouse: It surprises me that when reading them for the second time, how od of the details I had forgotten but the second time through provides an even deeper richness of the beauty of this history.
Thus our ciyy decree shall not be frustrated, but it shall be fulfilled in a higher manner through this our first and chosen One Cant.
Joachim hastened away from the temple full of sorrow, though peaceful and contented, to a farm or storehouse, which he yod, and there in solitude he called upon the Lord for some days, praying as follows:. Thus it will pass from good will to a perfect will, and from this to what will please the Lord still more, until it arrives at the most intimate union with Him and at a perfect conformation with the will of God. The wonders of Mary are contained in this little book, almost lf well as they are in the four volume set.
The fakir Dowie pretending prophecy, ends as a lunatic in a bankrupt Zion, yet leaving millions to his relatives.
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The other angels did not yet know of it, as this revelation or illumination had been directly given from God only to Gabriel. Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, our first forefathers, do not hide thy kindness from us, nor permit, since Thou art a Father, that I be numbered among the reprobate and the outcasts in my offerings, because Thou givest me no issue.
Thus speaks the Lord God Almighty! The original Spanish makes no mention of the number three nor any number in particular. Immediately arising she hastened to the temple of Jerusalem, and there found saint Joachim, as the angel had foretold to them both. On the other hand, a committee initiated by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reached different conclusions on some of the issues at stake.
A complicated story, and at least as long as the Mystical City itself. This fortunate couple passed twenty years of their married life without issue. In fatherly love I sent them eternal salvation and a remedy for the incurable infirmities of human nature, thus justifying my cause.
In order that this may come to pass more speedily, and because it is now time that my mercy show itself more openly and because my love must not be idle, I will offer to them an opportune remedy, if they will but make use of it for returning again to my favor.
Prices quoted are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST. Thou art mighty, Lord God of Israel, and all that Thou wishest, Thou canst accomplish without hindrance. Who shall be worthy to be the servant of her servants? I pass over to the fifth instant, although in reality I have found that, which I sought.