Sunday, November 27, 2016

Jesus Pointed the Way

Bernadette Roberts

"Jesus, then, is the Christian icon ever pointing to Christ, pointing to what God destined all to become. And indeed, to follow Jesus’ interior life with God leads all to Christ – to God’s eternal oneness with man.  As the model of man’s spiritual life, then, the “way” this went for Jesus is the same “way” it goes for every human being.  

"As a model, however, Jesus is no object of worship – which belongs to God alone – but like Jesus, everyone must focus their life on God alone, must have Jesus’ same faith, same love and same oneness with God – just as he prayed for everyone. “Christ”, then, is a reality that transcends all historical persons and particular individuals."
  
The Real Christ, chapter: Thesis

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