death approaches, the human heart speaks its greatest words of love
to those it holds most dear. So it was with Jesus who in His final
hours gave us seven last “words,” rich with spiritual meaning for
every human soul.
the first time ever, Archbishop Fulton Sheen's complete writings and
reflections on Christ’s last words have been compiled into this one
book. Sheen shows how the seven words are, in fact, a full catechism
on the spiritual life. From them, you’ll learn the secrets to
living the Beatitudes, ways to avoid the deadly vices of anger, envy,
lust, and pride, and how to cultivate the heavenly virtues of
fortitude, prudence, justice, and charity.
books are such an inspiring call to sanctity, and few books are such
a spiritual powerhouse. With Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen as your
guide, you’ll also learn:
during His Passion, Jesus never proclaimed his innocence.
Jesus appealed to His Father to forgive, but did not Himself forgive
Jesus’ third word from the Cross says about lust.
like Jesus, the most innocent among us must suffer.
darkness covered the earth after Jesus spoke his fourth word.
seven words spoken unto
He hung on the Cross — and what they reveal about the impact of
Christ’s Passion on your soul.
the Passion says about judging others (and why it’s an assault
the conversion of the good thief is the key to the conversion of our
you and I can sin a thousand times and be forgiven, and the angels
who have sinned but once are eternally unforgiven.
envy becomes the denial of all justice and love.
difference between the
hope and the emotion