4 April 2017
By Stefania Caterina and Fr. Tomislav Vlašić
Father Tomislav: Dearest Brothers and Sisters, the subject of today’s reflection is “Do not follow the spirit of the world”. We have affirmed that the devout Christian knows that the Spirit of God guides his soul, fills his spirit, and, through his spirit, involves soul and body and through us involves also the whole creation.
We will speak about the spirit of the world, but first we have to become aware of the fact that beside the spirit within each one of us, there is a collective spirit. Even the Most Holy Trinity has the Trinitarian Spirit that is the interaction of the Three Persons of the Most Holy Trinity. Thus, a couple, a family, a people, a nation have their spirit; therefore the world of the Earth has its own spirit which is different from that of the planets of the high universe.
We can understand the spirit of the world, our world, only if we look at the origin of the world. The humanity of the Earth made and alliance with Lucifer and the consequences for humanity and the creatures have been disastrous. Before Jesus Christ came, the Earth was enveloped in darkness. Looking at what we have explained in the book “The Universe and Its Inhabitants”, we see that God worked from the beginning to bring man back to his origin. It was very difficult because God had to respect the freedom of man while man was in the hands of Satan. So, as we know, God has also inserted in this world, in this population, souls that would have been destined to live on planets of the high universe, for they accepted to incarnate on Earth to help this population. From the Holy Scripture we know about the first righteous, the patriarchs, Abraham in particular and then Moses; God also chose a people, revealed to it the true God, gave it the Laws and the gift of the prophets.
Let us see what God did for this people. Continue reading