Skip to comments.The Final Confrontation
Posted on 06/09/2014 5:50:01 AM PDT by marshmallow
We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has gone through. I do not think that wide circles of American society or wide circles of the Christian community realize this fully. We are now facing the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-Church, of the Gospel versus the anti-Gospel.
We must be prepared to undergo great trials in the not-too-distant future; trials that will require us to be ready to give up even our lives, and a total gift of self to Christ and for Christ. Through your prayers and mine, it is possible to alleviate this tribulation, but it is no longer possible to avert it. . . .How many times has the renewal of the Church been brought about in blood! It will not be different this time.
Bicentennial talk given in the United States by the future St. John Paul II, then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Kraków, Poland
My eyes almost popped out when I first read this. I could not believe it was authentic, but I have checked it repeatedly and yes, he did say it. And he said it to us Americans, who were at perhaps the apogee of our greatness, short of the fall of the Evil Empire.
Well, how seriously should we take this? Very, very seriously. After all, the speaker was about to become one of the greatest popes in the history of the Church. In addition, he was a mystic and, yes, a prophet and truth-teller who suffered under Nazism and communism, as well as in a certain sense also from Islam. (Recall that he was almost killed by a Muslim assassin, only to be saved by the intercession of Our Lady of Fatima, according to his own words.)
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Yes, the writing’s on the wall, and even those who dismissed that even six months ago now are forced to acknowledge reality.
I believe this is very true and very close for all true believers in Christ. It will help to separate the sheep from the goats but persecution is definitely coming. Thanks for posting.
I pray for the Holy Spirit to fill me with the fortitude that I will need in the fight.
The church, every Christian church, must undergo a paroxysm of fundamental proportion to become, at least in its remnant, a suffering servant ready and willing to die to preserve God’s Will on this earth. The forces of evil have absolute dominion. Standing in opposition is the fundamental responsibility of the church.
great post thank you