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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When I get through the 4 volumes, I start over.
Therefore thou must guard this secret; and go now to the temple to give thanks to the Most High for having been so highly favored by his powerful right hand.
On the same day we took the habit, my mother and her two daughters; and my father took refuge in the order of our seraphic Father Saint Francis, in which two of his sons had already been living as religious. I purchased a used set of the Mystical City of God, volumes 1 through 4, and although their bindings are slightly worn, their pages are perfect and in excellent condition. 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 and the divine plan for creation and the salvation of souls that has been enthralling readers for centuries.
Leave this company and depart; do not annoy God with thy offerings and sacrifices, which are not acceptable to Him. We’re so blessed that Mary of Agreda was told to write all of her revelations. By the force of this divine pronouncement and through the love with which it issued from the mouth of the Almighty, was created and infused into the body of most holy Mary her most blessed Soul. He moved my will so that in her presence I promised to overcome my repugnance and with her assistance to set about writing her history, paying attention to three things: This is called fervent precisely because of its similarity to boiling water.
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A woman clothed with the sun and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars:. To her flowed over, at once and immediately, the river of the Divinity and its attributes with all its impetuousity, in as far as a mere creature is capable and as is due to fity dignity of the Mother of God.
The beginning and succession of the work of Creation is described by Moses in the opening chapter of Genesis. With the profoundest humility and lively faith she was praying for the hastening of the coming of the Redeemer of the human race in the following words: They themselves lived with each other in undisturbed peace and union of heart, without quarrel or shadow of a grudge.
He was a man most humble and pure, leading a most holy and sincere life, yet he was most grave and earnest, and incomparably modest and honest.
Lucifer, however, and his confederates, rose to a higher pitch of pride and boastful insolence. On account of this ignorance and meanness of heart few of them arrive at an intimate friendship of God, which they can attain only by fervent love. The translation herewith offered is as exact and as perfect a rendition of the original Spanish into English, as ten years of assiduous labor and a considerable experience in literary production give a right to expect.
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He chose men to reveal the great public truths of the Bible and to attend to the public teaching, but to women in the new law He seems to have consigned fo task of private revelations.
She wrote fourteen books throughout her lifetime, among them the four-volume Mystical City of Godand also served as spiritual advisor to King Philip IV of Spain. And this Woman, Mother of the Word, I will hurl from the position in which Thou hast proposed to place Her, and at my hands, the plan, which Thou settest up, shall come to naught.
Execute, O Lord, this decree: Therefore, rejoice, O heavens and you that dwell therein. This was because it would have taken attention away from Jesus. Accordingly, patience, humility and meekness began to appear in Abel, and in Cain, envy and all wickedness, for the benefit of the just and for his own perdition.
When it was revealed to mry angels that they would have to obey the incarnate Word, another, a third precept was given them, namely, that they were to admit as a superior conjointly oof Him, a Woman, in whose womb the Only begotten of the Father was to assume flesh and that this Woman was to be the Queen and Mistress of all the creatures.
Hence it would be foolish not to demand the closest inquiry into anything put forward as private revelation. For the acceptation of the merits foreseen of this Mangod was exhibited to them as the source of the grace which they now possessed and of the glory which they were to obtain.
I wish to offer to Thee, O Lord, cuty oblation pleasing and acceptable in thy eyes: The Coronation Mystical City of Refuge “I have not revealed these mysteries in the primitive Church, because they are so great, that the faithful would have been lost in the contemplation and admiration of them at a time when it was more necessary to establish firmly the law of grace and of the Gospel.
Who can understand thy greatness and who can be worthy of thy most magnificent works, or who can tell Thee why Thou hast created them Rom. They commanded me to glorify, exalt and praise Him on account of these great mysteries and to write down so much of them, as I might bring myself to understand.
The most high Providence permitted, that Eve, in the unjust Cain, should bring vity a type of the evil fruits of sin, and in the innocent Abel, both in figure and in imitation, the type of Christ our Lord.
By divine favor I began re—writing this history on the eighth of December,on the day of the Immaculate Conception.
Mailing List Contact Us. At the top of the ladder I saw fo Lord of hosts and the Queen of all creation. For just as water is made to boil and maryy by go fire, so the soul, by the sweet violence of the divine conflagration of love, is raised above itself and above all created things as well as above its own doings.
Joachim had his home, his family and relations in Maru, a town of Galilee. Now, at this hour, when the world has arrived at so unfortunate a pass and when, though the Word has become incarnate, mortals are more careless of their weal and seek it less; when the day of their transitory life passes swiftly at the setting of the sun of time; when the night of eternity is approaching closer and closer for the wicked and the day amry a night is being born for the just; when the majority of mortals are sinking deeper and deeper into the darkness of their ignorance and guilt, oppressing the just and mocking the children of God; when my holy and divine law is despised in the management of the iniquitous affairs ayreda state, which are as hostile as they are contrary to my Providence; when the wicked least deserve my mercy; in these predestined times, I wish to open agrsda portal for the just ones through which they can find access to my mercy; I wish to give them a light by which they can dispel the gloom that envelops the eyes of their minds.
This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat On this same account the person of the incarnate Word said to his disciples at the last supper: Venerable Mary of Agreda. I do not say that he sinned mortally, nor even venially at that time, since he fulfilled the precept of God; but this fulfillment was remiss and imperfect, springing more from a sense of overwhelming compulsion, than from a loving willingness to obey.
On this account they had to bear much reproach and insult from their neighbors and acquaintances, for all those that were childless, were considered as excluded from the benefits of the Messias.
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In those times and among the people of the Jews this was held to be the greatest misfortune and disgrace.
On the Saturday next following, the Almighty created the soul of his Mother and infused it into the may and thus entered into the world that pure Creature, more holy, perfect and agreeable to His eyes than all those He had created, or will create to the end of the world, or through the eternities.
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: The Mystical City of God: