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.
We acknowledge that the final authority regarding these messages rests with the Holy See of Rome.
April 7, 1999
Song of Songs 2:11-12
For see, winter is past,
the rains are over and gone.
'Flowers are appearing on the earth.
The season of glad songs has come,
the cooing of the turtledove is heard in the land.
Then the King will say to those on his right hand, "Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take as your heritage the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world.
|Mary speaks: I am Mary, I am
the Queen of Peace. I gave you your
weapons against war at Fatima. I tell you, you are to:
Mary speaks: I am the Lady of the Rosary, I am the Queen of Peace, if you wish peace you must heed my words given at Fatima and pray the prayers for the renewal of the Church and the world given by my Son. (Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual)
Messenger: From the Litany of the
Blessed Virgin Mary:
"Gate of heaven"
From the Litany of the Sacred Heart:
"Heart of Jesus, sacred temple of God."
We are like a poor crippled beggar, the poor children of Eve. We are thirsty, we are crippled, we are in need of healing.
We stand at the gate "the Immaculate Heart of Mary". She is the New Eve, the pure and sinless one.
The children of Eve, tainted with sin, must go through the beautiful gate, the spotless Virgin that leads to the Sacred Temple of God, the Heart of Jesus.
Therein are found all the treasures mentioned in the Litany of the Sacred Heart, therein is the fountain of life.
In John, close to the writing in which Father opens every priestly newsletter, is a reference to the gate keeper who lets them in.
Mary's role is to lead us to the Sacred, Eucharistic loving Heart of her Son Jesus.
Mary, Our Mother, help us, the poor banished children of Eve.
The cure of a lame man
Once, when Peter and John were going up to the Temple for the prayers at the ninth hour, it happened that there was a man being carried along. He was a cripple from birth; and they used to put him down every day near the Temple entrance called the Beautiful Gate so that he could beg from the people going in. When this man saw Peter and John on their way into the Temple he begged from them. Peter, and John too, looked straight at him and said, 'Look at us.' He turned to them expectantly, hoping to get something from them, but Peter said, 'I have neither silver nor gold, but I will give you what I have: in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, walk!' Then he took him by the right hand and helped him to stand up. Instantly his feet and ankles became firm, he jumped up, stood, and began to walk, and he went with them into the Temple, walking and jumping and praising God. Everyone could see him walking and praising God, and they recognised him as the man who used to sit begging at the Beautiful Gate of the Temple. They were all astonished and perplexed at what had happened to him.
Messenger: We are His disciples commissioned in Baptism to spread the Good News.
The Risen Christ is with us today. He calls out, "I am alive, I am alive, I am alive!"
He gives us His word and the Eucharist to feed us and we do not recognize the gift as being as great as it is.
We walk with Him, going to the Sacraments and not realizing fully what we have.
How do we go to our churches on Sunday and not properly recognize our precious gifts given to us in His word and Jesus Christ truly present in the Eucharist? Many of us run from the church after Mass talking of boats and sports.
Jesus speaks: I remain with you in My Eucharistic Presence for about twenty minutes after reception of the Eucharist. It is then I imprint on your soul a most intimate knowledge of Myself for those who want Me and love Me and are open to Me. Many do not properly recognize Me, the resurrected Lord, Who enters your soul. I am alive, I am alive and I am treated like a dead object. Oh My men, you will hear My word and it will burn in your souls the more you spend time with Me after the reception of the Eucharist. The Disciples of Emmaus recognized Me when I broke the bread. You will know Me more and more, the more you spend intimate time with Me after the reception of the Eucharist. Those who go to daily Communion with an open, hungry heart will be fed. They will know Me most intimately in My word and in the Eucharist. Their hearts will burn with love for Me and all others. You will have a deep, intimate union with your God. Give your heart to My Mother. She opens the gate to the treasures found in My Sacred Heart, Sacred Temple of God. You are partially blind, you will see more clearly the more you come to My Eucharistic Heart.
The road to Emmaus
Now that very same day, two of them were on their way to a village called Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking together about all that had happened. And it happened that as they were talking together and discussing it, Jesus himself came up and walked by their side; but their eyes were prevented from recognising him. He said to them, 'What are all these things that you are discussing as you walk along?' They stopped, their faces downcast.
Then one of them, called Cleopas, answered him, 'You must be the only person staying in Jerusalem who does not know the things that have been happening there these last few days.' He asked, 'What things?' They answered, 'All about Jesus of Nazareth, who showed himself a prophet powerful in action and speech before God and the whole people; and how our chief priests and our leaders handed him over to be sentenced to death, and had him crucified. Our own hope had been that he would be the one to set Israel free. And this is not all: two whole days have now gone by since it all happened; and some women from our group have astounded us: they went to the tomb in the early morning, and when they could not find the body, they came back to tell us they had seen a vision of angels who declared he was alive. Some of our friends went to the tomb and found everything exactly as the women had reported, but of him they saw nothing.'
Then he said to them, 'You foolish men! So slow to believe all that the prophets have said! Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer before entering into his glory?' Then, starting with Moses and going through all the prophets, he explained to them the passages throughout the scriptures that were about himself.
When they drew near to the village to which they were going, he made as if to go on; but they pressed him to stay with them saying, 'It is nearly evening, and the day is almost over.' So he went in to stay with them. Now while he was with them at table, he took the bread and said the blessing; then he broke it and handed it to them. And their eyes were opened and they recognised him; but he had vanished from their sight. Then they said to each other, 'Did not our hearts burn within us as he talked to us on the road and explained the scriptures to us?'
They set out that instant and returned to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven assembled together with their companions, who said to them, 'The Lord has indeed risen and has appeared to Simon.' Then they told their story of what had happened on the road and how they had recognised him at the breaking of bread.
Messenger: In John 9 we see the account of the blind man, blind from birth. In John 10 we read the account of the Good Shepherd. Jesus Christ, Chief Shepherd of the flock, has given us His message for the earth that we will be one. One Shepherd, one flock.
I am the Good Shepherd, these are My prayers, the prayers I give to help renew the Church and the world, all prayer chapters are asked to include these prayers (found in the Shepherds of Christ Prayer Manual). As My Apostles and Shepherds I ask you to encourage all existing Chapters to try to encourage all existing prayer groups to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Encourage all Churches to pray these prayers. It is most urgent that the people of this earth concur with the Father's wishes to begin Prayer Chapters. This is an urgent request from the Good Shepherd. The flock will become one when they have given their hearts to Jesus and Mary. Encourage all priests to pray the Shepherds of Christ prayers. Your world will be lighted with great light as the people of this earth pray these prayers.
My promise is this to you My beloved earth: When you give your heart to Me and spread the devotion to My Sacred Heart, I will write your name In My Heart. I promise to give the greatest graces when you pray these prayers for renewal of the Church and the world and take all who pray them deeply into My Heart. The prayers I give will bring about the reign of My Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. I am Jesus Christ, this is My message of January 22, 1998, Please circulate this message to your world. I am the Good Shepherd, I know Mine and Mine know Me and they follow Me. Grace My Shepherds, I will give you the greatest graces for spreading these words to this earth and to your Church. I love you, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, it is the Plan of the Father that Prayer Chapters are begun immediately and the Priestly Newsletter is given to all priests. The Voice of the Good Shepherd speaks through it.
"HE HAS RISEN"
Q: How do you feel we can better serve Our King and Master as a couple to help Him to be the King and Center of men's hearts?
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