Year B- Easter Sunday
20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.
Inspiration of the Holy Spirit - From the Sacred Heart of JesusThe resurrection from the dead was an incredible matter for everyone until my resurrection. To come back to life after death was something unattainable since everyone was destined to die, and no one knew what was next.
I am the only one with the power of life, because I am the life, therefore I laid down my own life and by my own power was able to come back into life again. I am the resurrection and the life, whoever believes in me even if he dies will live again forever.
Even my own apostles had difficulty understanding this revelation about the resurrection. I told them at the temple that if they destroyed this temple (I was referring to my body), I would raise it up in three days. I also told them after the transfiguration that I was destined to suffer and die, and that I would rise from the dead. I also told them that unless I went to the Father, they would not receive the Paraclete, the gift of the Holy Spirit which is my presence of light.
Through my birth, life, death and resurrection I demonstrated the kind of life that is found in me, a complete transformation of the mortal body of a man into the immortal state of a Son of God.
My sufferings and my death were very real, they were extremely painful beyond human understanding, I was a real man even though I was God. I died in my human nature to dignify humanity with my divinity, to empower men with the Holy Spirit, to embellish the soul with my wisdom and to give it wings to soar to heavenly heights where it will take permanent residence after death.
For this reason I ask you my little soul to pay attention to my words and to live a life worthy of the call that I have made to you. It is the Lord who speaks: repent of your sins, die to the filth of the world and live a life of holiness, love everyone, practice charity, do not cling to your earthly possessions, respect my commandments, overcome the world, the devil and the flesh and live to share my victory.
Author: Joseph of Jesus and Mary
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