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By Diana Taylor
Defendress of the Catholic Faith 

"...And the Word was made flesh,..." John 1: 1-[14]

 

Detail of Semen Zhivago, "Last Supper Mosaic" (1879-87) in St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

Because a spirit cannot die without a body, the Word of God humbly and obediently took on flesh from the Blessed Virgin Mary as Jesus, Son of God, to be the perfect sacrifice meriting our redemption from the slavery of sin.

Amazingly, the Word of God who is the summation of the entire revelation of God in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 1:20) offers us sacrificial, merciful love because of our sins so by cooperating, we can spend eternity with Him.

In the Old Testament, God commanded the Israelites to sacrifice and eat the unblemished lamb and to apply its blood to doorposts signaling the dea...



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