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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For this holy angel cjty been informed of this sacramental mystery on being sent agresa this message. O most high and incomprehensible Lord! The vision of the ladder continued without intermission, but it was not explained to me. When the stream of his gifts flowed toward the humanity of the Word, communicating to it all the infused science, the grace and goodness of which his blessed soul was capable of grace and glory, in order that from this impetuous stream they might partake in the manner in which it afterwards really happened.

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She shall be elected, exalted, powerful and full of the Holy Ghost; on account of the sterility of Anne her ckty shall be miraculous; She shall be a Daughter wonderful in all her doings and in all her life.

The Mystical City of God: God gave them an intelligence of the propriety and equity, of the justice and reasonableness of such a position. Thou agreca the one, who art especially blessed of the Lord and whom He wishes to visit and enrich with more singular blessings.

Within it also He mart a most illustrious and holy race, from which He was to descend according to the flesh. Where, however, these external evidences are wanting, or wherever holy Church intimates the least direct or indirect ahreda, there any faith in private revelation would be not only foolish, but positively wrong.

For emergencies, call UD Public Safety, At the sight of thy greatness I perceive my littleness, which before that happy hour was unknown to me; and I was ignorant of the agredw and excellence of the virtue of humility, which is learnt in this science. The fakir Dowie pretending prophecy, ends as a lunatic in a bankrupt Zion, yet leaving millions to his relatives.

There he took the habit, made his profession, lived an exemplary life, and died a most holy death. The great Queen appeared to him seated on a most beautiful and resplendent throne. Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil is come down unto you, having a great wrath and knowing that he hath but a short time.

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. Better to read a little bit every day to ponder on the wealth of information! In the second place, the angels were informed that God was to create a human nature and reasoning creatures lower than themselves, in order that they too should love, fear and reverence God, as their Author and eternal Good.


Editorial Arca de la Alianza, Let the rigor of our justice be softened by the chastisements, which we have until now executed upon the mortals; let the attribute of our mercy become manifest; let the creatures be enriched, and let the divine Word merit for them the treasures of grace and of eternal glory. These angels, which surround it and accompany it, are those that I appointed as the guardians of Mary, as the defenders and sentinels of the citadel of Sion.

Many of them are clearly nothing but frauds, showing the signs of conscious or unconscious hallucination. During the oof ten years of the time in which I held this office, I received many commands from the Most High and from the Queen of heaven to write her holy life, and I continued with fear and doubt to resist these heavenly commands during all that time until the yearwhen I began to write it od first time.

Mary of Agreda was very blessed by God to receive these insightful visions.

~ The Mystical City of God by Ven. Mary of Agreda ~

Mray the knowledge of these exalted mysteries and decrees, I confess myself ravished in admiration and transported beyond my proper self. Lucifer, on the other hand, submitted himself, because the opposite hod to him impossible. Anne; but he asked her to attend and said to her: I perceived on this occasion that from the time of that great battle of saint Michael with the dragon and his allies, in which they were hurled into everlasting darkness while the hosts of Michael remained victorious and confirmed in grace and glory, these holy spirits commenced immediately to pray for the fulfillment of the mysteries of the Incarnation of the Word, of which they became cognizant at that time.

This is the unchangeable Essence, the Being above all other beings, the most perfect sanctity, the most constant truth; this is the infinite, the length, the breadth, the height and the depth, the glory and its cause, rest without fatigue, goodness immeasurable. So much has the most high and powerful God favored this Creature, that we, his angelic spirits, are full of astonishment.

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This is called fervent precisely because of its similarity to boiling water. I purchased a used set of the Mystical City of God, volumes 1 through 4, and abreda their bindings are slightly worn, their pages are perfect and in excellent condition. Vision does not terminate, nor ever exhaust itself in thy abyss of being.


For them primarily did He create the heaven and earth with its stars and elements and all that is contained in them. And they prevailed not, neither was their place found any more in heaven. For there is no doubt that if better and more apt parents existed, the Almighty would have selected them for Her, who was to be chosen by God as his Mother. City of God Penguin Classics. On these accounts his wrath was greater against Eve than against Adam.

Xgreda order to force me to rewrite this history, they threatened me with censures. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. As soon as the insistence of her superiors relaxed and an error of judgment on the part of an outside confessor gave her a plausible excuse, she burned all her writings, thus destroying the labor of many years. The literal version of that chapter of the Apocalypse is as follows:.

In the first instant they were all created and endowed with graces and gifts, coming into existence as most beautiful and perfect creatures. Exact Translation of Fr.

God will reveal nothing for such purpose or under such circumstances, and He will permit human error and deceit and the sinister influence of hell to run their natural course. The Almighty destined him as a special ambassador of Christ our Lord and fo act in some of the mysteries as the defender of his most holy Mother.

Lord God uncreated, make us worthy of thy benediction, and give us holy fruit of the womb, in order that we may offer it to thy service in the temple Gen.

The Mystical City Of God Popular Abridgement by Venerable Mary Of Agreda

In the sixth instant was decreed the creation of a people and the congregation of men for Christ, who was already formed in the agrera mind and will, and according to his cjty and likeness man was to be made, in order, that the incarnate Word might find brethren, similar but inferior to Himself and a people of his own nature, of whom He might be the Head.

I should think the latter showed themselves ahead of their times and far more enlightened in their belief than the former, who persisted in a finical unbelief concerning all private revelations. In many respects her life was a faithful copy of that of St.

Fortunately it is easy to apply sure and unfailing tests.