Are Catholics “out of our minds” to “see God’s face and be saved”?” #28.

Catholics are blessed with the same “insult” often used to describe Jesus.
Question 1:  “What does David ask God to let us do so that we may be ‘saved’?”
Answer:  “David’s request to God is The Response in Today’s Reading within Psalm 80:2-7:
‘Let us see your face, Lord, and we shall be saved.’
Question 2:  “If we ‘see God’s face’, will ‘we be saved’?”
Answer:  “For 4,000 years since Abraham, God’s people have been attacked by every evil vanity on earth.  David describes that Historical Reality in one sentence, 3,000 years ago!
‘You have left us to be fought over by our neighbors, and our enemies mock us.’
Question 3:  “God’s people are still being ‘fought over’ and ‘mocked’ by our enemies.  What do Catholics do?”
Answer:  “Catholics do more than ‘ask to see God’s face’!  We obey Acts 16:14, and ask God to:
‘Open our hearts, O Lord, to listen to The Words of Your Son.’  Catholics ask God to let us ‘see His Face’ and ‘listen to The Words of Your Son.’
Question 4:  “Did the other request David made to God come true:  ‘From Your throne upon the cherubim, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh.  Rouse Your power, and come to save us.’?”
Answer:  “King David’s prayer to God came true at The Immaculate Conception of Mary.  With Mary, God had an ‘unblemished vessel’ that would ‘Rouse God’s Power’ by bringing His Son to earth, as over 300 Prophecies predicted.”
Question 5:  “Do only Catholics understand that ‘God’s Power’ was ‘roused’ at The Immaculate Conception of Mary?”
Answer:  “Today’s Gospel Reading shows that one ‘crowd’ of people saw that God’s Power was ‘roused’ by The Son of God and Mary in Mark 3:20-21!
‘Jesus came with His disciples into the house.  Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat.’
Question 6:  “What did people who could not see that God’s Power had been ‘roused’ on earth say about Jesus?”
Answer:  “‘When His relatives heard of this they set out to seize Him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.’
For 2,000 years, those who most clearly “see” Who Jesus Is and most obediently “listen” to His Words and “obey The Call to Catholic Communion that He repeated 14 times (“If you do not eat My Body and drink My Blood you do not have life in you.”) are blessed with the same insult given to Jesus:  “Those Catholics are out of their minds!

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