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…is a quack, a fraud, and a false prophet. Ignore her.
“And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray.” (Matthew 24:11) Amazing how every time you turn around someone is determined to predict the end times and someone else is determined to believe it, even though Jesus Himself said, “but of that day and that hour no man knows, not even the angels of heaven nor the Son, but the Father only”. (Matt. 24:36)
And now officially condemned by the Church!
“but of that day and that hour no man knows, not even the angels of heaven nor the Son, but the Father only”
That passage has ALWAYS mystified me. The idea being, I think, that there is something that God the Father knows that God the Son doesn’t. When both are equally all knowing and all powerful…
Is there someplace where this is described in more detail? Thanks!
From the Catechism:
Christ’s soul and his human knowledge
471 Apollinarius of Laodicaea asserted that in Christ the divine Word had replaced the soul or spirit. Against this error the Church confessed that the eternal Son also assumed a rational, human soul.
472 This human soul that the Son of God assumed is endowed with a true human knowledge. As such, this knowledge could not in itself be unlimited: it was exercised in the historical conditions of his existence in space and time. This is why the Son of God could, when he became man, “increase in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and man”, and would even have to inquire for himself about what one in the human condition can learn only from experience. This corresponded to the reality of his voluntary emptying of himself, taking “the form of a slave”.
473 But at the same time, this truly human knowledge of God’s Son expressed the divine life of his person. “The human nature of God’s Son, not by itself but by its union with the Word, knew and showed forth in itself everything that pertains to God.” Such is first of all the case with the intimate and immediate knowledge that the Son of God made man has of his Father. The Son in his human knowledge also showed the divine penetration he had into the secret thoughts of human hearts.
474 By its union to the divine wisdom in the person of the Word incarnate, Christ enjoyed in his human knowledge the fullness of understanding of the eternal plans he had come to reveal. What he admitted to not knowing in this area, he elsewhere declared himself not sent to reveal
Basically, Christ is omniscient in His divine nature but not in His human nature, since human nature is incapable of omniscience. In His human nature, He still had to learn how to walk and talk and all that, as Luke 2:52 tells us. This is what theologians call His “acquired knowledge.”
His divine nature also infused His human mind with all the knowledge He needed during His temporal mission on earth, including whatever He needed to reveal to us. Theologians call this His “infused knowledge.” The exact date of the end of the world was not among the things He had to reveal to us since it is not for us to know. Therefore His divine nature did not infuse that knowledge into His human mind.
You could kind-of say that Jesus knows it as God but did not know it as Man. Though His divine knowledge is perfect and complete, His human mind simply could never be omniscient. So there had to be some things (actually a lot of things) that His human mind didn’t know. This was one of them.
You’re welcome. 🙂
Good points everyone. Thanks!
The only way I’ve thought of to square that question (and this isn’t the result of research, just my own speculation) is that the knowledge isn’t the kind of thing that a human being can know, so the Son as a human being can’t know or express it.
Yeah, I’ll stick with the Mary I know.
This statement is so stupid, that I can not believe you posted it like that! If you have nothing to say, but just spit on her, do not bother. Throwing mud is below any public journalism. Simply, shameful.
Spit out the Kool-Aid and contact a poison control center at once!
She’s a fraud, and the Church has given you fair warning. Repent your pride.