Skip to main content

The Cornerstone #26: Test of the Angels

Get Flash to see this Video.

Version 8 and above required to view videos

Uploaded by AirMaria on Aug 5, 2008

Ave Maria! According to the Franciscan thesis, Saints and Angels alike were predestined to grace and glory in Christ. "For it has pleased God the Father that in Him all His fullness should dwell, and that He should lead all things to unity [apokatallaxai] in Christ, whether on the earth or in the heavens..." (Col 1:19-20). The Angels are under the headship of Christ and receive grace and glory through His mediation as the "firstborn of every creature" (Col. 1:15). Interestingly, the Franciscan position on the test of the angelic spirits is this: they were shown the mystery of Christ, namely, that God in the Person of the Word would assume a created nature lower than theirs and that they would have to serve the Human Nature of Christ their King and God. The bad angels, the demons, said with Satan: non serviam (I will not serve). Whereas St. Michael and the good Angels declared, "Who is like unto God?". Watch and learn more about the test of the Angels. Ave Maria!


Views:
4,024

Channel:
Christology

Keywords:
Bl John Duns Scotus Blessed Virgin Mary Fr Maximilian Mary Dean Franciscan Thesis Incarnation Jesus


Find any video Catholic Online has to offer.

0 Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments submitted must be civil, remain on-topic and not violate any laws including copyright. We reserve the right to delete any comments which are abusive, inappropriate or not constructive to the discussion.

Though we invite robust discussion, we reserve the right to not publish any comment which denigrates the human person, undermines marriage and the family, or advocates for positions which openly oppose the teaching of the Catholic Church.

This is a supervised forum and the Editors of Catholic Online retain the right to direct it.

We also reserve the right to block any commenter for repeated violations. Your email address is required to post, but it will not be published on the site.

We ask that you NOT post your comment more than once. Catholic Online is growing and our ability to review all comments sometimes results in a delay in their publication.

Send me important information from Catholic Online and it's partners. See Sample

Post Comment

Upload

Want to share your informative and entertaining video with an international audience? Sign In

Newsletter Sign Up