GIFT OF GOD
Based on the words of Msgr.
Robert Hugh Benson Archbishop of Canterbury 1871-1914
You loved me from all eternity,
therefore You created me.
are precious in my eyes
and glorious: because I love you
loved me after You created me,
therefore You became man for me.
God so loved the world
that He gave His only begotten Son
me after You became Man for me,
therefore You lived and died for me.
loved me and gave Himself for me! (Galatians 2:20).
me after You died for me,
therefore You rose for me
I arose and I
am still with you
even to the end of the world
(Psalms 138 and Mt 28:20).
me after You rose for me,
therefore You went to prepare a place for me.
going to prepare a place for you
that where I am you also may be
me after You had gone to prepare
a place for me, therefore You came back
to me. O
Jesus, you love Me and You want
to live in me and be One with me
— to become my very Food and Drink.
and eat: this is My body for you.
Take and drink: this is My blood
poured out for you.
the mystery on our Altar,
the mystery of the Blessed Sacrament,
the mystery of unspeakable love.
if only you knew the gift of God!
2012 - Donn B. Murphy
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