Katya Rivas: The Passion Extract #15 ….
Reflections of Jesus….
Jesus Is Sentenced to Death
At dawn Caiaphas ordered them to take Me to Pilate so that he might pronounce the sentence of death. Pilate questioned
Me, hoping to find a reason to condemn Me, but at the same time his conscience tormented him and he felt great fear at
the injustice that he was going to commit. Finally he found a way to ignore Me and had Me taken to Herod.
In Pilate are faithfully represented the souls who feel the movement of grace and at the same time their own passion,
who are dominated by human respect and blinded by self love, and who allow the grace to pass for fear of being mocked.
I did not answer any of Pilate’s questions. But when he asked: “Are You the King of the Jews?”, then with seriousness
and integrity, I answered: “You have said so, I am the King, but My kingdom is not of this world…” With these words I
wanted to teach many souls how, when they are presented with the opportunity to endure suffering or a humiliation that
could easily be avoided, they should answer with generosity: “My kingdom is not of this world…”. That is, I am not
searching to be praised by men. My Home is not this one, yet I will rest where it really is. Now, be encouraged to
fulfill My duty without taking into account the opinion of the world. What matters is not their esteem but to follow the
voice of grace that drowns the lures of nature. If I am not able to conquer alone, I will ask for strength and counsel
since, on many occasions, passions and excessive pride blind the soul and impel it to act wrongly.
The executioners who destroy My Body are not ten nor twenty. There are many hands that hurt My Body; receiving Communion
in the hands - the sacrilegious work of Satan!
How can they contemplate Me in this sea of pain and bitterness without their hearts being moved with compassion? But it
is not the executioners who have to console but you, chosen souls, so that My pain may be alleviated. Contemplate My
wounds and see if there is anyone who has suffered as much as I, to show you their love.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Starting Tuesday, 06 March 2001, in the first week of Lent 2001, Scoop began publication of a series of daily
reflections on spiritual matters from Bolivian author Katya Rivas. Rivas, has received an official imprimatur from the
Catholic Church for several books she says she was instructed to write by Jesus Christ, Mary and various Angels. Scoop’s
extract, above, comes from Rivas’s book “The Passion”. In 1999 Katya Rivas was the subject of a top-rating documentary
show hosted by Mike Willessee (see Scoop TV review - Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World
and Scoop Images
). More recently Rivas says she was instructed by Jesus to have her books translated and published on the internet with
the intention of having the books distributed to as wide an audience as possible. Several of the books can now be read
online at http://www.greatcrusade.org/
, and more are coming soon.
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