Elzebeth Of The Trinity Analysis

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“O eternal Word, Word of my God, I wish to spend my life listening to You, I wish to make myself wholly teachable so as to learn all from you…
O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, descend upon me so that there comes to be in my soul as it were an incarnation of the word…
And you, O Father, stoop down towards Your poor little creature, cover her with Your shadow, see in her only Your Beloved Son in Whom You have been well pleased.” -Excerpts from a prayer of Bl. Elizebeth of the Trinity, composed in November 1904

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, in her prayer, penetrated the deepest truths of Sacred Theology. In this specific excerpt she is honoring the revealed mystery of the trinity, by stating the titles of three persons
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Since the Trinity is God Himself, it logically follows that the prayer penetrates the deepest truth of Theology, for the definition of Theology is the Study of God. The knowledge we possess of the Trinity is the farthest we can come to know God, for it was giving to us through revelation and Sacred Scripture. By chipping away at the mystery of the trinity, we will elevate ourselves. If we come to know the Trinity we will grow to Love God Himself. One will come to possess an inclination toward God, therefore, be driven higher to seek Him and to rest in Him. The Trinity can help us fulfill man’s end, which is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever in heaven. Catholics must become an Image of the Image (Son of God or Christ), before stepping across the threshold of heaven. Even Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity begs God the Father to “stoop down towards Your poor little creature...see in her Your Beloved Son in Whom You have been well pleased.” For the Bible in Colossians 3:1-25 states, “ If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are one earth….When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with Him in

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