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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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.

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These were the prayers, which saint Joachim and Anne offered. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I usually read just one chapter a day to let each one soak in. Hideux of the Sorbonne made this translation the foundation of virulent attacks. Buy the selected items together This item: The wonders of Mary are contained in this little book, almost as well as they are in the four volume set.

The people of the Most High and the plans for the triumph of the Lord in assuming human nature, were already in the last stages of preparation for the advent of the Messias. On the other hand, he soon ggod aware of the precepts of God, for these did not agreds concealed from him, since he heard their conversation in regard to them.

Is there any difficulty in discovering the fraud in revelations of such a kind? At this proposal of the Most High all the holy angels, prostrate before the royal throne of the most holy Trinity, avowed their promptitude and eagerness to obey the divine mandate. But besides all this, history proves that God, for special purposes, often grants to his friends higher insight into supernatural truths and facts, which, if msry his command they are recorded in writing, are intended by Him as an additional source of higher knowledge and well deserve to be considered as private revelations.

The good angels, persevering in grace, merited eternal happiness and the disobedient ones, rebelling against God, merited the punishment, which they now suffer.

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 agerda Scriptures and of the olden Prophets.


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Mary of Agreda was very agrrda by God to receive these insightful visions. Begun on the Feast of the Assumptioncompleted In order to force me to rewrite this history, they threatened me with censures.

Not for one instant was She to remain idle, but to engage in works most admirable and pleasing to her Maker. Hence it would be foolish not to demand the closest inquiry into anything put forward as private revelation.

Having thus recognized the will of God and of her husband Joachim, she prayed with humble subjection and confidence, that it be fulfilled. 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.

The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 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.

It is his will, that thou accept Joachim as the spouse, for he is a man of upright heart and acceptable to the Lord: Louis Elias du Pin and Dr. Lord God of Israel, if it should be thy pleasure and good will to look upon this lowly and impoverished creature, and to console thy servant Joachim, grant me my prayer and may in all things be fulfilled thy holy and eternal will.

His consternation grew, when he heard the sentence, which God pronounced against the guilty ones, in which he himself was implicated. Yet they claim divine inspiration and very often contain passages which show sources of information and deceit not altogether human. Like an enraged lion he certainly would have done so, if he had not known, that a superior force would prevent him. In she was chosen abbess, much against her wishes, and, except during a short intermission, was re-elected every three years until she died, in The Most High and the Queen of heaven also repeated their commands that I obey.

Let my prayers reach thy ears, and if I am poor and insignificant, Thou art infinite and always ready to exercise mercy with the downcast. At that time the Princess of heaven was sixty-one years of age. As the opportune and preordained time had arrived, the three divine Persons conferred with each other saying: At another time I saw a most beautiful ladder with many rungs; around it were many angels, and a great number of them were ascending and descending upon it.


In my admiration I can say with St. And I heard a loud voice saying: This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat And if men would now seek to please me by reverencing, believing, and studying the wonders, which are intimately connected to the Mother of Piety, and if they would all begin to solicit her intercession from their whole heart, the world would find some relief.

Get to Know Us. It is the biography of the nun who chronicled this life of Our Lady. Prostrating himself before Her, he said: Various misinterpretations of her writings led to the extent that Mystical City of God was temporarily placed on the Church’s Index Librorum Prohibitorum in August And so much is footnoted with a Bible passage, and, sure enough.

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Reluctantly she began her history in the year and finished it in the yearcontinually asking to be relieved from the task because she thought herself unworthy. On this same account the person of the incarnate Word said to his disciples at the last supper: Moreover he saw how they were disposing themselves toward this forgiveness by sorrow and contrition, and how the beauty of grace was restored to them.

O may thy infinite kindness incline toward our need! She shall be elected, exalted, powerful and full of the Holy Ghost; on account of the sterility of Anne her conception shall be miraculous; She shall be a Daughter wonderful in all her doings and in all her life.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I highly recommend it for those who have an interest in knowing more about Jesus and his family and friends while on earth. It is also an accepted truth that He sometimes reveals them to his friends for the express purpose of communicating this extra knowledge to other well disposed persons through the natural and human means at the disposal of those receiving his revelations.

And she brought forth a man—child, who was to rule all nations with an iron rod; and her son was taken up to God, and to his throne.