Jesus Christ

The Sacred Heart of Jesus by Stephen B Whatley
Jesus Christ...the ruler of the kings of the earth, loves us and has washed away our sins with his blood and made us a line of kings, priests to serve his God and Father. That Jesus has authority over all earthly rulers, whether they acknowledge it or not, is important to us, His disciples.  We have accepted the kingship of Christ over our life.  In one way that acceptance is a matter signed, sealed and delivered some time ago when we were baptised.  For most of us, however...
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The imitation of Christ is our mission.  To be like Jesus is the task he has given us in the world: the cup that I must drink, you shall drink.    This imitation is much more than copying or mimicry.  To be like the One who came to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many is to become him. It is to live in his life.  The imitation of Christ is feasible for us.  This is not an aspiration to be like someone who is so different from us, so far above us,...
At the heart of the Jesuit Vocation is a deep personal love for Jesus Christ. And who is Jesus Christ, for us?As encountered in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, he is:Our companion with whom we speak, as one friend to anotherThe humble Lord who attracts us to his serviceThe suffering one who gives us compassionate heartsThe Risen Jesus who shares with us his joyWhat unites us as Jesuits is Christ and the desire to serve him ... Jesuits know who they are by looking at...