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Part 4 St Bridget Revelations

  1. 1. ♫♫ TURN ON YOUR SPEAKERS ♫TURN ON YOUR SPEAKERS ♫♫♫ TURN ON YOUR SPEAKERS ♫TURN ON YOUR SPEAKERS ♫
  2. 2. The Queen of Heaven said:The Queen of Heaven said: ““My Son had three good things: The first oneMy Son had three good things: The first one was that no one ever had such a beautiful bodywas that no one ever had such a beautiful body as he did, since he had two perfect natures,as he did, since he had two perfect natures, namely, his Divinity and Manhood. His body wasnamely, his Divinity and Manhood. His body was so pure that, just as no stain can be found in theso pure that, just as no stain can be found in the clearest of eyes, so not a single defect could beclearest of eyes, so not a single defect could be found on his body.found on his body. The second good was that he never sinned.The second good was that he never sinned. Other children, however, sometimes bear theOther children, however, sometimes bear the sins of their parents and sometimes their own;sins of their parents and sometimes their own; but he never sinned and yet bore the sins ofbut he never sinned and yet bore the sins of everyone. The third good was that some meneveryone. The third good was that some men die for the sake of God and to receive a greaterdie for the sake of God and to receive a greater reward, but he died just as much for the sake ofreward, but he died just as much for the sake of his enemies as for me and his friends.his enemies as for me and his friends.
  3. 3. For if a man insults and injures an image of hisFor if a man insults and injures an image of his enemy, the image does not feel the damageenemy, the image does not feel the damage done to it; nevertheless, the perpetrator shoulddone to it; nevertheless, the perpetrator should be accused and judged for his evil intention tobe accused and judged for his evil intention to do harm as though it was a deed. In the samedo harm as though it was a deed. In the same way, the vices and sins by which they crucifyway, the vices and sins by which they crucify my Son spiritually are more abominable andmy Son spiritually are more abominable and heavy to him than the vices of those whoheavy to him than the vices of those who crucified his body.crucified his body. When his enemies crucified him, they did fourWhen his enemies crucified him, they did four things to him: First, they crowned him with athings to him: First, they crowned him with a crown of thorns. Second, they pierced hiscrown of thorns. Second, they pierced his hands and feet. Third, they gave him gall tohands and feet. Third, they gave him gall to drink. Fourth, they pierced his side. But now Idrink. Fourth, they pierced his side. But now I complain that the enemies of my Son, who arecomplain that the enemies of my Son, who are now in the world, crucify him more cruelly in anow in the world, crucify him more cruelly in a spiritual sense than the Jews who crucified hisspiritual sense than the Jews who crucified his body. For even though the divinity is unable tobody. For even though the divinity is unable to suffer and die, still they crucify him throughsuffer and die, still they crucify him through their own vices and sins.their own vices and sins.
  4. 4. But now you may ask: ‘How do they crucifyBut now you may ask: ‘How do they crucify him?’ First off, they fasten him on the crosshim?’ First off, they fasten him on the cross they have prepared for him when they do notthey have prepared for him when they do not heed the commandments of their Creator andheed the commandments of their Creator and Lord, but dishonor him when he warns themLord, but dishonor him when he warns them through his servants to serve him, and theythrough his servants to serve him, and they despise this and instead do what pleases them.despise this and instead do what pleases them. Then they crucify his right hand when they holdThen they crucify his right hand when they hold justice to be as injustice, saying: ‘Sin is not sojustice to be as injustice, saying: ‘Sin is not so heavy and abominable to God as it is said.heavy and abominable to God as it is said. God does not punish anyone for all eternity; heGod does not punish anyone for all eternity; he only threatens us with these hard things to scareonly threatens us with these hard things to scare us. Why else would he redeem man if he wantedus. Why else would he redeem man if he wanted us to perish?’ They do not consider that the leastus to perish?’ They do not consider that the least little sin a man finds delight in is enough to damnlittle sin a man finds delight in is enough to damn him to an eternal torment, and that God does nothim to an eternal torment, and that God does not let the least little sin go unpunished, just like helet the least little sin go unpunished, just like he does not let the least little good deed godoes not let the least little good deed go unrewarded.unrewarded.
  5. 5. But this is not virtue – to want to sin withoutBut this is not virtue – to want to sin without bettering oneself, and wanting to receive abettering oneself, and wanting to receive a reward without having to work for it, not unlessreward without having to work for it, not unless a real contrition is found in the heart that thea real contrition is found in the heart that the man wants to change if only he could do soman wants to change if only he could do so were it not for illness or some other hindrance.were it not for illness or some other hindrance. Therefore, they shall be tormented for allTherefore, they shall be tormented for all eternity because of their constant intention ofeternity because of their constant intention of sinning, and my Son, who sees the heart,sinning, and my Son, who sees the heart, counts that as a deed. For they would fulfill theircounts that as a deed. For they would fulfill their will with deeds if my Son tolerated or allowed it.will with deeds if my Son tolerated or allowed it. Then they crucify his left hand when they turnThen they crucify his left hand when they turn virtue into sin and the will to continue in sinvirtue into sin and the will to continue in sin until the end, saying: ‘If we just once say at theuntil the end, saying: ‘If we just once say at the end of our life, “O God, have mercy on me,”end of our life, “O God, have mercy on me,” God’s mercy is so great that we will beGod’s mercy is so great that we will be forgiven.’forgiven.’
  6. 6. Thereafter, they crucify his feet when theyThereafter, they crucify his feet when they take pleasure in sinning without once thinkingtake pleasure in sinning without once thinking of my Son’s bitter suffering or without onceof my Son’s bitter suffering or without once thanking him from their inmost heart withthanking him from their inmost heart with words like these: ‘My Lord and God, howwords like these: ‘My Lord and God, how bitter your suffering was, praise and honor bebitter your suffering was, praise and honor be to you for your death’ – such words are neverto you for your death’ – such words are never heard from their mouth.heard from their mouth. They then crown him with the crown of derisionThey then crown him with the crown of derision when they mock his servants and consider itwhen they mock his servants and consider it useless to serve him. They give him gall touseless to serve him. They give him gall to drink when they rejoice and glory in sin. Anddrink when they rejoice and glory in sin. And not once does the thought arise in their heart ofnot once does the thought arise in their heart of how grave and manifold and dangerous this sinhow grave and manifold and dangerous this sin is. They pierce his side when they have the willis. They pierce his side when they have the will to continue in sin.to continue in sin.
  7. 7. The End of Part 3The End of Part 3 In truth, I tell you – and you can say this to myIn truth, I tell you – and you can say this to my friends – that such people are more unjust in thefriends – that such people are more unjust in the sight of my Son than those who judged him, moresight of my Son than those who judged him, more unkind than those who crucified him, moreunkind than those who crucified him, more shameless than those who sold him, and theyshameless than those who sold him, and they shall therefore receive a greater torment than theshall therefore receive a greater torment than the others.others. Pilate knew very well that my Son had not sinnedPilate knew very well that my Son had not sinned and did not deserve to die. But he, nonetheless,and did not deserve to die. But he, nonetheless, felt compelled to judge my Son to death becausefelt compelled to judge my Son to death because he feared the loss of his worldly power and thehe feared the loss of his worldly power and the revolt of the Jews. But what would these have torevolt of the Jews. But what would these have to fear if they served my Son, or what honor orfear if they served my Son, or what honor or dignity would they lose if they honored him? Theydignity would they lose if they honored him? They will therefore be judged with a more severewill therefore be judged with a more severe sentence than Pilate’s, for they are worse thansentence than Pilate’s, for they are worse than him in my Son’s sight.him in my Son’s sight. The End of Part 4The End of Part 4
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