Mary has requested that the daily message be given each day to the world. It is read nightly at the prayer service from her Image Building in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A. This is according to her request. All attempts will be made to publish this daily message to the world at 11 p.m. Eastern time, U.S.A.
November 10, 1998
Titus 2:1-8;11-14 Some specific moral instruction
It is for you, then, to preach the behaviour which goes with healthy doctrine. Older men should be reserved, dignified, moderate, sound in faith and love and perseverance. Similarly, older women should behave as befits religious people, with no scandal-mongering and no addiction to wine--they must be the teachers of right behaviour and show younger women how they should love their husbands and love their children, how they must be sensible and chaste, and how to work in their homes, and be gentle, and obey their husbands, so that the message of God is not disgraced. Similarly, urge younger men to be moderate in everything that they do, and you yourself set an example of good works, by sincerity and earnestness, when you are teaching, and by a message sound and irreproachable so that any opponent will be at a loss, with no accusation to make against us.
The basis of the Christian moral life
You see, God's grace has been revealed to save the whole human race; it has taught us that we should give up everything contrary to true religion and all our worldly passions; we must be self-restrained and live upright and religious lives in this present world, waiting in hope for the blessing which will come with the appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Christ Jesus. He offered himself for us in order to ransom us from all our faults and to purify a people to be his very own and eager to do good.
Messenger: The world is so unlike the way Our Lord speaks to us in His Word.
The emphasis in His Word is on love, harmony, caring. The focus of much of the world is self and getting ahead.
The Word tells us to turn from evil and do good. The world many times denies evil exists.
Our duty as God's creation is outlined in the Scripture. Many men do not even consider that they have a duty to do what the Creator says.
It should be understood that the servant serves the Master. But the problem with so many in the world is they consider themselves the Master and do not even realize they were created to love and serve the Lord.
And so if the servant serves the dinner, we say it is the servant's job, should he not do that? The people of the earth today, many of them, do not even realize they were created to be servants of God.
We go to Mass to be fed by the liturgy of the Word and the Eucharist. We are starving souls, longing to be fed, but we do not take the Word deeply into our hearts and realize it is the living Word of God whereby we are fed and that by which we should live.
Every word is to be planted deeply in the heart, then God the Initiator can work on that word in our hearts and with His great grace reveal Himself most intimately to us.
The priest is the anointed celebrant of Christ. Christ is acting in him in a special way when he reads the gospel at Mass. The Word is planted in the hungry heart, the Lord gives great grace that it will bear great fruit.
It is His Word planted in the heart that will bring forth great fruit.
His Word is not to be studied as a subject, such as English, History, Math. It is to be planted deeply in the heart. He reveals secrets into His Word when it is in the heart.
We must be careful in schools in Scripture classes, or whenever studying the Word of God, to begin with a prayer consecrating our hearts. The study of the Word of God is unlike any other study.
We must be careful to not lead children astray by focusing on the Word as a mere academic study, and leaving out the power of the Word planted in the heart.
Too many religion classes are taught as bookish knowledge.
The emphasis of our lives must be that of love. The emphasis of religion must be to teach children about God and His great love for us.
Let us hear the little voices of beautiful children singing from their hearts to their beloved God, "Oh God, you satisfy the hungry heart with your gift in the Eucharist."
Let us teach the children as the Father wishes. He wishes them to be children of the Father and the heavenly Mother. He wishes the Word and the Commandments to be written on their hearts. It is wisdom that we wish to acquire, not bookish knowledge.
Our whole life revolves around relationships. Eternity depends on our love union with God and others. We were created to have relationships with God and with others, to see ourselves as the beautiful creation of our God and love ourselves.
Here is what Jesus says:
Jesus said to him, 'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second resembles it: You must love your neighbour as yourself. On these two commandments hang the whole Law, and the Prophets too.'
Jesus speaks: It is love My children, it is love that you must learn. I wish religion teachers to feed the hungry children of this world. They are starving and falling over. You do not see the world beyond, it is within your reach. To the merest children, I reveal the insight into the mysteries, what has been hidden from the learned and the clever I reveal to children.
I warn you, do not block the hearts of My children from hearing My Word. I wish My children to be taught religion as a love affair with God.
I give these messages because the world does not know how to love properly. You feel free to parade sexual figures before My children, but they are not told of the beauty of the child and mother in birth and of feeding babies with milk from the breast.
I am God. All gifts given from Me are for a purpose. The body was created by God with such beauty. Man can not even understand the intricacies in the human ear, or eye, or heart. You are so focused in science, yet many hold it as separated from the Creator.
I am God. I have given you these gifts in My goodness. All things are to have a connection with Me the Creator. You must see God in all gifts given from God.
You are children of God. You are, for the most part, most ungrateful.
I wish grateful, humble, holy children, worshipping honoring and adoring God.
The fact that so many refuse to recognize their Mother and obey the Father's will tells you how they lack humility and truth. Pride is a great enemy of the soul. You are children, I am the Word. I give you the Bread of Life, My Word and the Eucharist.
I give you the one, holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, the Catholic Church. I give you Myself in the Eucharist. I am truly present, under the appearance of bread and wine, no less present than the day I walked the earth.
I am ignored and treated as if I am not even here. You travel for miles and hours to football games on Sundays and My churches are locked. I am the Son of God, truly present in tabernacles all over the world, and so few come to see Me. But you honor and worship your rock-stars. In one second I could send fire from the sky to shake you.
The wedding feast is set. The guests have been invited, many have declined for they left to bury their dead.
You are dead all right. I am the Bread of Life. I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. I remain with you in anguishing love, wishing to outpour My gifts of grace to you in the Eucharist.
I call in others to come to My feast, but they must be invited and must be prepared.
Anyone who receives the Eucharist must be accepted in the Catholic faith. Every person approaching the altar must be in the state of grace. You cannot go to Holy Communion in mortal sin.
I unite in the deepest union with the soul. The all-holy, all-perfect God gives Himself in Communion to man. Anyone in mortal sin must go to confession and be cleansed through the Sacrament of Reconciliation before going to Communion. I outpour My grace to you in the Sacraments. I have given the priest the authority to forgive sins.
Receiving the Holy Eucharist is a gift from God. You must be able to receive it through acceptance by the Catholic Church, and you must not be in the state of mortal sin. I give you the Sacrament of Penance to be cleansed of your sins.
Souls dead in sin can go to the Sacrament of Penance and be forgiven of their sins.
The Catholic Church has rules that must be obeyed by all her members. The rules have not been relaxed because the world has relaxed its rules. All must obey the Ten Commandments. All must obey the Commandments of the Church.
It is because of election you are accepted in the Catholic Church, it is a great honor.
Matthew 22:1-14 Parable of the wedding feast
Jesus began to speak to them in parables once again, 'The kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a king who gave a feast for his son's wedding. He sent his servants to call those who had been invited, but they would not come. Next he sent some more servants with the words, "Tell those who have been invited: Look, my banquet is all prepared, my oxen and fattened cattle have been slaughtered, everything is ready. Come to the wedding." But they were not interested: one went off to his farm, another to his business, and the rest seized his servants, maltreated them and killed them. The king was furious. He dispatched his troops, destroyed those murderers and burnt their town. Then he said to his servants, "The wedding is ready; but as those who were invited proved to be unworthy, go to the main crossroads and invite everyone you can find to come to the wedding. So these servants went out onto the roads and collected together everyone they could find, bad and good alike; and the wedding hall was filled with guests. When the king came in to look at the guests he noticed one man who was not wearing a wedding garment, and said to him, "How did you get in here, my friend, without a wedding garment?" And the man was silent. Then the king said to the attendants, "Bind him hand and foot and throw him into the darkness outside, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth." For many are invited but not all are chosen."
Matthew 26:57-68 Jesus before the Sanhedrin
The men who had arrested Jesus led him off to the house of Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled. Peter followed him at a distance right to the high priest's palace, and he went in and sat down with the attendants to see what the end would be.
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for evidence against Jesus, however false, on which they might have him executed. But they could not find any, though several lying witnesses came forward. Eventually two came forward and made a statement, 'This man said, "I have power to destroy the Temple of God and in three days build it up." ' The high priest then rose and said to him, 'Have you no answer to that? What is this evidence these men are bringing against you?' But Jesus was silent. And the high priest said to him, 'I put you on oath by the living god to tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God.' Jesus answered him, 'It is you who say it. But, I tell you that from this time onward you will see the Son of man seated at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven.' Then the high priest tore his clothes and said, 'He has blasphemed. What need of witnesses have we now? There! You have just heard the blasphemy. What is your opinion? They answered, 'He deserves to die."
Then they spat in his face and hit him with their fists; others said as they struck him, 'Prophesy to us, Christ! Who hit you then?'
Revelation 19:6-9 Victory Song
And I heard what seemed to be the voices of a huge crowd, like the sound of the ocean or the great roar of thunder, answering, 'Alleluia! The reign of the Lord our God Almighty has begun; let us be glad and joyful and give glory to God, because this is the time for the marriage of the Lamb. His bride is ready, and she has been able to dress herself in dazzling white linen, because her linen is made of the good deeds of the saints.' The angel said, 'Write this, "Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb," ' and he added, 'These words of God are true.'
For many are invited but not all are chosen.
'But you,' he said, 'who do you say I am?' Then Simon Peter spoke up and said, 'You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.' Jesus replied, 'Simon son of Jonah, you are a blessed man! Because it was no human agency that revealed this to you but my Father in heaven. So I now say to you: You are Peter and on this rock I will build my community. And the gates of the underworld can never overpower it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of Heaven: whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven; whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.'
Jesus speaks: My chosen ones,
I have called you, the chosen souls, to the marriage of the Lamb. I will give you the Bread of Life. You will be saturated with My grace. I am the Alpha and the Omega. I am truly present in the Blessed Sacrament, come to Me.
SONG: A Song from Jesus "I come to you with greatest love" (Songs from Jesus)
SONG: I Love You Jesus (Songs from Jesus)
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