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Sunday, March 01, 2015

From Mark Mallett: Fullness of Sin: Evil Must Exhaust Itself

Fullness of Sin: Evil Must Exhaust Itself

Cup of Wrath

THERE is a cup of suffering that is to be drunk from twice in the fullness of time. It has already been emptied by Our Lord Jesus Himself who, in the Garden of Gethsemane, placed it to His lips in His holy prayer of abandonment:
My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will, but as you will. (Matt 26:39)
The cup is to be filled again so that His Body, who, in following its Head, will enter into its own Passion in her participation in the redemption of souls:
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