Daily Meditations on the Mysteries of Our Holy Faith, and on the Lives of Jesus Christ and of the Saints. Transl

Daily Meditations on the Mysteries of Our Holy Faith, and on the Lives of Jesus Christ and of the Saints. Transl

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...prison. See how they convey Him, His hands tied with cords to His waist and His feet, pushing Him half running and often dragging Him, His face burning and bruised with their blows, some advancing before, others running on to gain the favour of the high priests j and contemplate in this sea of affronts and pains the serenity of the Saviour of the world and the peace of His soul, like a lamb in the midst of wolves suffering all these injuries without opening His mouth, and urge thyself to compassionate the great sufferings He undergoes, and to imitate the many virtues He allows forth. FIFTY-EIGHTH MEDITATION. Jor tjje Cuestoag. ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE GOSPEL.--(MATT. XVIII.) Christ teaches us in this Gospel the order that we should keep with regard to fraternal correction, looking-.Iways to the good name of our neighbours; He also teaches us that we ought to pardon as many times as we are sinned against, however often that may be, as also the power of the prayer of several who are in concord and united by charity, which obtains of the Majesty of God whatever is asked. First Point.--Consider the care that God takes of the honour of our neighbour, since He does not allow his sins to be made known even to correct him, but rather orders that he should be warned privately, so that he may in this manner correct himself without his good name suffering; learn to look in all things to the honour of thy neighbours, as to thine own, begging of the Lord grace to fulfil His holy counsels. Second Point.--Consider that, as St. John Chrysostom says, Christ gave this advice as medicine for our wounds, which are cured by fraternal correction, born of true charity and a desire for the good of our neighbours; from which thou shouldst learn two things: first, to...
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