Year C- 2nd Sunday of Lent
28 Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray.
Inspiration of the Holy Spirit - From the Sacred Heart of JesusWhen the time came, I revealed the plan of the Father to my apostles, which included all my sufferings and my death in Calvary for the redemption of men. It was very difficult for them to accept that they would soon be left without their master.
I invited my three closest apostles to come with me to pray, however they were tired and sleepy, so they missed out on my prayers.
There was a moment when my humanity was overwhelmed by my divinity, so Moses and Elijah came to see me and to talk with me. In the middle of this consolation my apostles woke up to see me transfigured in the light of my divinity, then they saw my heavenly visitors and at that moment they heard the voice of my Father saying “This is my beloved, listen to him”. The participation in these divine moments caused them great amazement. For a start they had a glance at my divinity, something that would strengthen their faith for the future sufferings they had to endure. They were very fortunate to also hear the voice of my Father who confirms my mission as his Word, who urges men to take advantage of the heavenly gift that has been sent from heaven, the Son of God.
My transfiguration is also the great hope of man. When you come face to face with me after the resurrection, this is what you will become like, Sons and Daughters of God, whose humanity will be divinized by the grace of my Salvation.
But my work is already in you because you have heard my words and have taken them into your heart.
Author: Joseph of Jesus and Mary
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